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  1. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 13 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-10-24 | GRD-2018-L-108331

  2. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 7 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-01 | GRD-2018-L-108373

    Persons carrying on the below mentioned businesses are now required to be registered with the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing Commission and pay a Registration Fee:

    Banks
    Car Dealers
    Casino Operators
    Credit Unions
    Dealers in Precious stone and precious metals
    Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs)-including Lawyers, Law Firms Accountants and Auditors
    Insurance Companies
    Money Service Businesses
    Non-Profit Organizations
    Real Estate Businesses
    Failure to register with the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing Commission constitutes an offence which incurs an initial fine upon Summary Conviction of Five Thousand Dollars, (EC$5000.00) and a recurring fee of Three Hundred Dollars (EC$300.00) for each day that the offence continues.

  3. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, No. 27 of 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-23 | GRD-2016-L-104866

  4. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Referendum (Amendment) Act, No. 26 of 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-16 | GRD-2016-L-104868

  5. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Referendum Act, No. 25 of 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-05 | GRD-2016-L-104867

    AN ACT to make provision for the procedures for the holding of constitutional referendum on Bills for the altering of the Constitution, and certain other constitutional instruments, for the purposes of section 39 of the Constitution.

  6. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Ombudsman (Amendment) Act, No. 11 of 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-03-17 | GRD-2015-L-102682

    This Act amends the Ombudsman Act 2007, by repealing section 5 and substituting a new section therefor. Section 5 concerns the tenure of office of the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman shall hold tenure for a period not exceeding five years but can be eligible for reappointment.

  7. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act, No. 34 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-14 | GRD-2014-L-107663

    AN ACT to give effect to the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, supplementing the UN Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, 2000; to combat the trafficking of persons within and across the borders of Grenada; to provide for the offence of trafficking in persons and other offences associated with trafficking of persons; to provide measures to protect and support trafficked persons and for incidental and connected purposes.

  8. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Terrorism (Amendment) Act, No. 28 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-04 | GRD-2014-L-104864

  9. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) No. 2 Act, No. 35 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-28 | GRD-2014-L-104863

  10. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Fisheries (Amendment) Act, No. 12 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-28 | GRD-2014-L-102685

    This Act amends the Fisheries Act in section 8 which prohibits the use of a foreign vessel for fishing or related activities in the fishery waters without a valid foreign fishing licence. Where a fishing vessel is used in contravention of this requirement or of any condition of a foreign fishing licence the master, owner and charterer of that vessel are each guilty of an offence and liable, on summary conviction, to a fine as prescribed by this amendment.

  11. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Ombudsman (Amendment) Act, No. 20 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-09-27 | GRD-2013-L-102684

  12. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Grenada Citizenship by Investment Act, No. 15 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-08-29 | GRD-2013-L-98281

  13. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Act, No. 25 of 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-08-30 | GRD-2012-L-102686

    This Act amends the the Co-operative Societies Act in sub-section (4) of section 121 with respect to the prohibition to make loans to a director or committee member at terms more favourable than those offered to a general membership.

  14. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Juvenile Justice Act 2012, No. 24 of 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-25 | GRD-2012-L-98278

    An Act to establish a judicial process for children accused of committing offences, to protect the rights of these children and for other related matters.

  15. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Terrorism Act, No. 16 of 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-19 | GRD-2012-L-98280

    An Act to make provision to combat terrorism and terrorist financing

  16. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime Act, No. of 6 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-01-27 | GRD-2012-L-98279

    An Act to make provision with respect to the Proceeds of Crime and other related matters.

    Repeals the following:
    (a) The Proceeds of Crime Act, No. 27 of 1992;
    (b) The Proceeds of Crime Act, No. 3 of 2003; and
    (c) The Money Laundering (Prevention) Act, No. 18 of 1999.

  17. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages Order, 2011 (S.R.O. 30 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | GRD-2011-R-95177

    Sets out the minimum wages that are payable to workers in the following categories of employment:
    1. Industrial workers (garment industry)
    2. Clerical workers
    3. Security guards
    4. Domestic workers
    5. Caregivers of the elderly
    6. Workers in bakeries
    7. Agricultural workers
    8. Construction workers
    9. Shop assistants
    10. Workers in the hospitatity industry
    11. Vehicle drivers
    12. Bus drivers
    13. Bus conductors

  18. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Co-operative Societies Act, No. 8 of 2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-04-06 | GRD-2011-L-89596

    This Act makes provision with respect to establishment, registration, management, operation and dissolution of cooperative societies in Grenada. It also contains rules relative to the marketing of produce through cooperative societies and provides for settlement of disputes. For this purpose it establishes the Co-operative Societies Appeals Tribunal. Before carrying out business, co-operative societies shall be registered with the Registrar of Co-operative Societies established under this Act.

  19. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Shipping (Ships and Port facilities Security) Regulations (S.R.O. No. 4 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-03-11 | GRD-2011-R-102687

    These Regulations, made under the Grenada Shipping Act 1994, provide for port control in relation with the safety of ships and port facilities. They provide rules relative to control of implementation of the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquified Gases in Bulk, the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk and the International Code for the Security of Ships and Port Facilities.

  20. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Child (Protection and Adoption) Act, No. 20 of 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05-16 | GRD-2011-L-95180

    An Act to provide for the care and protection of children, to make provisions for the adoption of children in Grenada and to provide for matters incidental thereto and purposes connected therewith.

  21. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Domestic Violence Act, No. 19 of 2010 (Cap. 84). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-17 | GRD-2011-L-98277

    An Act to provide greater protection for victims of domestic violence, and to make provision for the granting of protection orders, and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

  22. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Grenada Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Act, No. 9 of 2009 (Cap. 128F). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | GRD-2009-L-104873

    An Act to make provisions for technical and vocational education and training, and for matters related or incidental thereto.

  23. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Physical Planning and Development Control (Amendment) Act, No. 24 of 2008. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-03 | GRD-2008-L-85541

    This Act amends the Physical Planning and Development Control Act in section 2 by inserting a new part on financial provisions regarding the Planning and Development Authority.

  24. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Executive Agencies Act, No. 4 of 2008. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-20 | GRD-2008-L-85538

    An Act to make provisions for the establishment and operations of semi-autonomous Executive Agencies within the ambit of Government Ministries for purpose of providing public services in selected areas in a more efficient and effective manner and for related matters.

  25. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Ombudsman Act, 2007 (Cap. 218B). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-14 | GRD-2007-L-102683

  26. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Caribbean Community (Movement of Factors) Act, No. 17 of 2006 (Cap 39A). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-09-20 | GRD-2006-L-104869

    An Act to give effect to certain provisions of the CARICOM Treaty and to facilitate the development of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy.

  27. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Labour Relations (Amendment) Act, No. 9 of 2003. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-08-28 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-05 | GRD-2003-L-75300

    Provides that the provisions of the Labour Relations Relations Act, 1999, together with those of the Employment Act, 1999, shall constitute the Labour Code of gerneda.

    Amends several sections (trade disputes, etc.)

  28. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Special Pensions Act, No. 6 of 2003 (Cap. 308B). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-04-11 | GRD-2003-L-104876

    An Act to make special provision for the payment of a pension to persons employed by the Government of Grenada prior to 4th April, 1983, and who do not qualify for a pension or other payment under the Pensions Act, Chapter 233, the Pensions (School Teachers) Act, Chapter 236, the Police Pensions Act, Chapter 245, and the Pensions (Prison Officers) Act, Chapter 235 of the Revised Laws of Grenada, 1990.

  29. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Physical Planning and Development Control (Amendment) Act, No. 30 of 2002. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-12-27 | GRD-2002-L-85540

    This Act amends the Physical Planning and Development Control Act in section 28 in relation with appeals from decisions of the Planning and Development Authority to the Physical Planning Appeal Tribunal.

  30. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Physical Planning and Development Control Act, No. 25 of 2002. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-09-05 | GRD-2002-L-85539

    This Act provides rules relative to the physical development of public and private land in Grenada so as to, among other things: ensure sustainable land use; maintain and improve the quality of the physical environment; provide for the orderly subdivision of land; and protect and conserve the natural and cultural heritage of Grenada.
    As for the administration of this Act, the Development Control Authority established by the Land Development Control Act, is continued as the Panning and Development Authority. The Minister shall be responsible for consistence and continuity of administration of this Act in accordance with stated objects.
    The Head of the Physical Planning Unit, being also the chief executive of the forest officers in charge of managing State forests, shall develop a physical plan for Grenada in accordance with this Act and the Plan shall, after public review, be approved by the Parliament.
    Development of land (as defined) requires written permission from the Authority. The Authority may require an environmental impact assessment statement in addition to specified information to be provided by an applicant. Appeal against decisions of the Authority may be had with the Physical Planning Appeal Tribunal established under this Act. The Act further provides, among other things, for enforcement of development control by the Authority, conservation of natural and cultural heritage, compulsory acquisition of land by the Government and regulation-making powers of the Minister.
    As for conservation of natural and cultural heritage, the Authority shall function as the national service for the identification and protection of heritage and may designate Heritage Conservation Areas.
    Schedule 1 sets out matters to be dealt with by physical plans and the Second Schedule lists development for which normally an environmental impact assessment is required.

  31. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Employment (Amendment) No. 2 Act, No. 21 of 2000. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-07-28 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-17 | GRD-2000-L-77019

    Amends sections 3, 39 and 61 of the Principal Act.

  32. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Employment (Amendment) (1999) Act, No. 10 of 2000. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-02-28 | GRD-2000-L-77018

    Amends sections 2, 29(5), 39 of the principal Act.

  33. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Labour Relations (Amendment) (1999) Act, No. 11 of 2000. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-02-25 | GRD-2000-L-77020

    Amends sections 2, 22(1), 25(1), 34 and 60 of the Principal Act.

  34. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Employment Act, No. 14 of 1999 (Cap. 89). - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-07-02 | GRD-1999-L-53925

    Establishes the Department of Labour and the Labour Advisory Board. Part IV sets forth fundamental principles, prohibiting forced labour and discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, national extraction, social origin, religion, political opinion, sex, marital status, family responsibilities, age or disability. Provides for equal pay for equal work (s. 27) and remedies for infringements of rights. Part V covers employment contracts, which shall include three types: contracts for a specific task, contracts for a specific time period, or contracts for unspecified time. Contracts drawn up for specific periods of time or taks shall be considered contracts for an unspecified period of time if the nature of the work is part of the normal and permanent activity of the undertaking. The Act also covers protection and regulation of wages, leave, maternity leave, discipline, and termination of employment. An attached Schedule sets forth conditions regarding employment contracts. Repeals the Employers and Employees Act (Cap. 89), Department of Labour Act (Cap. 80), Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act (Cap. 90), Labour Clauses (Public Contracts) Act (Cap. 157), Maternity Leave Act (Cap. 187), Shop (Hours) Act, (Cap. 304), and the Wages Council Act (Cap. 334).

  35. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Labour Relations Act, No. 15 of 1999. - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-07-02 | GRD-1999-L-53926

    Governs registration of trade unions, and status, rights and duties of registered trade unions. Part V provides for freedom of association and prohibits discrimination on the grounds of trade union participation. It also provides for freedom of association for employers. Part VI provides for exclusive bargaining rights for trade unions. Part VIII concerns labour disputes, and allows the Minister to refer a dispute for settlement through arbitration. Part IX provides for employees' ancillary rights, including the right to peacefully picket, to refuse to do work normally done by employees who are on strike, and the right to return to work after a strike action. Prohibits violence or intimidation in connection with a labour dispute. Repeals the Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Act (Cap. 324), the Trade Union (Recognition) Act, Cap. 325, and the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Act, (Cap. 326).

  36. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (No. 8 of 1998)

    Adoption: 1998-04-20 | GRD-1998-R-79096

  37. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Employment Injury Benefit) Regulations, 1998 (No. 7 of 1998). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-01 | GRD-1998-R-49572

    Governs entitlement to disability benefit, disablement benefit, assessment of disability, death benefit, funeral grant, and benefits for certain occupational diseases. The attached schedules regulate rate of benefits, and per cent degree of disablement due to injury or occupational disease.

  38. Grenada - - International agreement

    Agreement on social security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Grenada. Done in St. George. - Agreement

    Adoption: 1998-01-08 | Date of entry into force: 1999-02-01 | INT-1998-IA-67237

  39. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Social Security (Grenada and Canada) Agreement Act, No. 27 of 1998. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-01-05 | Date of entry into force: 1998-10-01 | GRD-1998-L-51530

    Governs applicability of social security laws to citizens of Canada who are residents of Grenada and citizens of Grenada who reside in Canada. Defines periods of legal residence and provides for totalizing of benefits, administration of schemes, taxes, and payment of benefits.

  40. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Co-operative Societies (No. 2) Regulations 1997 (SRO 63 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-12-30 | GRD-1997-R-48501

    Regulations governing financial matters, including dividend shares, transfer of shares, fidelity bonds, financial statements, and loans. Revokes Co-operative Societies Regulations (SOR 33/1997).

  41. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (SRO No. 59 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-12-17 | GRD-1997-R-79095

  42. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Financial and Accounting) Regulations, 1997. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-01 | GRD-1997-R-62042

  43. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (No. 54 of 1997)

    Adoption: 1997-11-25 | GRD-1997-R-79093

  44. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (No. 55 of 1997)

    Adoption: 1997-11-25 | GRD-1997-R-79094

  45. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Shipping (Registration) Regulations, 1997 (S.R.O. No. 51 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-09-15 | GRD-1997-R-48089

  46. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Caribbean Community Skilled Nationals Act, No. 32 of 1995 (Cap. 39B). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-03-08 | GRD-1995-L-104870

    An Act to remove the restrictions on the entry of skilled nationals of qualifying Caribbean Community Countries.

  47. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (No. 6 of 1995)

    Adoption: 1995-02-09 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-01 | GRD-1995-R-40112

    Amends the provision on funeral grants with respect to the persons entitled to grants and their amount, and provides for changes to the annual rate of pensions.

  48. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Collection of Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (No. 7 of 1995)

    Adoption: 1995-02-09 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-01 | GRD-1995-R-40113

  49. Grenada - - Law, Act

    Shipping Act, No. 47 of 1994. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-10-04 | GRD-1994-L-40199

    Consists of 20 Parts and 467 sections. Part VI regulates the manning of ships and certification of seafarers. Part VII concerns the engagement and welfare of seamen, and includes provisions on engagement and discharge of seaman, seamen's wages, property of deceased seamen, provisions and water, health, welfare and occupational safety, protection of seamen from imposition, provisions as to discipline and relief and repatriation of seamen.

  50. Grenada - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations, 1994 (SRO. No. 33 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 1994-10-03 | GRD-1994-R-38735

    Provides that an insured person who is eligible for sickness benefits shall be entitled to receive such benefits from the first day of incapacity for work, provided that for the purpose of computing the number of days of the continuous period of incapacity, Sundays shall be disregarded and that the continuous period has lasted at least four days. Maternity benefits shall consist of an allowance if the woman is an insured person or a grant if the woman is the wife of an insured person. Made under the National Insurance Act.

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