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  1. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Immigration (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 27 of 2015) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-11 | BHS-2015-R-100365

  2. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 3 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-08 | BHS-2015-L-100369

  3. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration (Amendment) Act, 2012 (No. 23 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-09-11 | BHS-2012-L-94033

    Amends section 30 of Ch. 191 by deleting the words at the end of subsection (2) which appear immediately after the word "permit" and in subsection (3), by the insertion at the end of the subsection after the word "period" of the words ", if any".

  4. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Immigration (General) (Amendment) Regulations, 2011 (S.I. No. 6 of 2011).

    Adoption: 2011-01-13 | BHS-2011-R-86360

    Amends regulation 2 of the Immigration (General) Regulations (Sub. Leg., Vol. 11, Ch. 191-3) concerning definitions as well as regulations 3 (resident cards); 4 (forms for residence, work visa, resident spouse permits and annual resident cards); 8; and 9A (issue of identity cards to permanent residents. Replaces the words "work permit" with "work visa". Also amends the first schedule.

  5. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration (Amendment) Act, 1997 (No. 4 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-02-03 | BHS-1997-L-46585

    Amends the Immigration Act by providing for a residence permit without work restrictions to persons born outside of the Bahamas to a mother who is a Bahamas citizen, and to persons who are married to Bahamas citizens.

  6. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 1994. No. 21.

    Adoption: 1994-04-25 | BHS-1994-R-37697

    Amends paragraph (b) of regulation 18 of the Immigration Regulations by deleting the words "at a port". Made under the Immigration Act (Chapter 179).

  7. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Immigration (General) Regulations (S.I. 47/1969). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1969-09-25 | BHS-1969-R-100366

  8. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration Act (Chapter 191) (No. 25 of 1967). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 1967-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 1967-11-02 | BHS-1967-L-78672

    Part I - Introductory
    Part II - Board of Immigration
    Part III - Immigration Officers
    Part IV - Certificate of Permanent Residence
    Part V - Entry into the Bahamas
    Part VI - Residence and Employment in the Bahamas
    Part VII - Supplementary Provisions relating to Immigration Control
    Part VIII - Deportation and Provisions relating to the Removal of Persons from the Bahamas
    Part IX - Regulations: Procedure: Transitional

  9. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Immigration Act, 1963 (No. 65 of 1963).

    Adoption: 1963-12-20 | BHS-1963-L-61853

    Comprehensive legislation on immigration into Bahamas. Part II regulates appointment and powers of immigration officers. Part III provides for establishment and functions of Board of Immigration. Part IV sets forth conditions under which persons shall be deemed to belong to Bahamas. Part V regulates entry into Bahamas. Sets forth conditions of entry, establishes which persons shall be entitled to land without permit, lists categories of persons considered prohibited immigrants. Part VI contains supplementary provisions relating to immigration control. Part VII provides for deportation and removal of prohibited immigrants.

  10. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Recruiting of Workers Act, 1939 (CH.318). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1939-02-27 | BHS-1939-L-61852

    Applies to (a) recruitment of workers for employment outside the colony, and (b) recruitment of personal or domestic servants or non-manual workers for work outside the Colony if such recruiting is done by professional recruiting agents. Regulates issue of licence. Persons under the age of 18 shall not be recruited.

    1. Short title.
    2. Interpretation.
    3. Application of Act.
    4. Persons who recruit to be licensed.
    5. Non-adults not to be recruited.
    6. Examination of workers.
    7. Expenses of workers.
    8. Return of workers to their homes.
    9. Offences.
    10. Power to make regulations.

  11. Bahamas - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Aliens Restriction Act (Chapter 193) (No. 13 of 1931). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 1931-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 1931-09-01 | BHS-1931-L-78668

    Prohibits migrant workers from acting in certain capacities on ships registered in the Bahamas.


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