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  1. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti- Terrorism Act 2018 (No. 27 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-08-10 | BHS-2018-L-108323

  2. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime Act, 2018 (No. 4 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-05-22 | BHS-2018-L-108321

  3. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2017 (No. 3 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-31 | BHS-2017-L-104824

  4. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 2014 (No. 15 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-12 | BHS-2014-L-100379

  5. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act, 2014 (No. 7 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-01 | BHS-2014-L-100378

  6. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2013 (No. 30 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-09-25 | BHS-2013-L-104823

  7. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 2011 (No. 45 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-25 | BHS-2011-L-90293

    Repeals section 66 of the Act and amends sections 67, 106, 115 and 235 of the Act. Also repeals the First Schedule.

  8. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2011 (No. 34 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-04 | BHS-2011-L-90307

    Makes minor wording amendments to sections 7, 9, 19, 12, 213, 235, and 237. Section 170 is amended by adding a new subsection (3) concerning abolishing the right to make an unsworn statement in answer to a criminal charge. Section 173 is amended by inserting a new subsection (10) concerning court directions to the jury with respect to alibi statements. Section 176 is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning order of speeches. Section 185 is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning evidence for arriving at proper sentence. Section 213 is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning limitation of time for proceedings for summary offences. A new subsection (4A) is added to section 258 concerning voluntary bills of indictment.

  9. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act, 2011 (No. 42 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-04 | BHS-2011-L-100377

  10. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 2011 (No. 34 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-03 | BHS-2011-L-90294

    Amends the Penal Code by setting out the circumstances that will attract the death penalty or life imprisonment of a person convicted of murder.

  11. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure (Plea Discussion and Plea Agreement) Act, 2008 (No. 32 of 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-22 | BHS-2008-L-81012

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Plea Discussions
    Part IV - Plea Agreements
    Part V - General

  12. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 2008 (No. 28 of 2008).

    Adoption: 2008-12-09 | BHS-2008-L-81009

    Inserts a new section 88A into the Penal Code concerning accessories after the fact. Also repeals sections 126 and 127 and replaces them with two new sections concerning police supervision and monitoring and requirements from persons subject to supervision.

  13. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Justice Protection Act, 2006.

    Adoption: 2006-05-03 | BHS-2006-L-74778

    Makes provision for the protection of witnesses.

  14. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Cap. 100). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-10-01 | BHS-1991-L-104842

    1. Short title.
    2. Interpretation.
    3. Rehabilitated persons and spent convictions.
    4. The rehabilitation period applicable to a conviction.
    5. Effect of rehabilitation.
    6. Limitations on rehabilitation under this Act.
    7. Defamation actions.
    8. Unauthorised disclosure of spent convictions.
    9. Amendment of First and Third Schedules

  15. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences Act, 1991 (Cap. 99). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 1991-08-02 | BHS-1991-L-100376

    An Act to amend the law relating to sexual offences and to make provision in respect of related circumstances involving parties to a marriage.

  16. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code Act (Chapter 91) (No. 38 of 1968). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1968-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1969-04-02 | BHS-1968-L-81010

    Makes provisions for the procedure to be followed in criminal cases.

  17. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Prisons Act (Chapter 208) (No. 22 of 1943). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1943-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1943-08-10 | BHS-1943-L-81013

    Provides for the establishment and government of prisons. Article 13 deals with the employment of prisoners including hard labour.

  18. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Capital Punishment Procedure Act (Cap. 94) (No. 7 of 1926). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1926-03-22 | BHS-1926-L-94040

    1. Short title and interpretation.
    2. Form of sentence of death.
    3. Judge to forward notes of evidence to Minister.
    4. Governor-General to communicate to judge copy of any order made.
    5. Death warrant.
    6. Provost Marshal to carry out sentence.
    7. Place of execution.
    8. Persons present at execution.
    9. Medical officer to certify.
    10. Coroner to hold inquest.
    11. Place of burial.
    12. Immateriality of time and place of execution mentioned in judgment.
    13. Saving as to non-compliance with directions.
    14. Rules.
    15. Sentence of death not to be passed on pregnant woman
    16. In case of pardon for capital offence Governor-General may order penal servitude.
    17. Forms may be varied.

  19. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (No. 15 1873) (Chapter 84). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1924-05-15 | BHS-1924-L-78675

    Establishs a Code of crimes punishable on indictment, and of certain similar and other offences punishable on summary conviction.


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