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  1. Grenada - General provisions - 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 - General provisions - 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 - General provisions - 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 - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  5. Grenada - General provisions - 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 - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  7. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  8. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  9. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  10. Grenada - General provisions - 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

  11. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  12. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  13. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  14. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  15. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  16. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  17. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  18. Grenada - General provisions - 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.

  19. Grenada - General provisions - 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).

  20. Grenada - General provisions - 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).

  21. Grenada - General provisions - International agreement

    Convention créant l'Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (ensemble deux annexes), faite à Carthagène des Indes le 24 juillet 1994 (publiée par le décret n° 98-450 du 4 juin 1998). - Convention

    Adoption: 1994-07-24 | INT-1994-IA-50297

    L'Association est un organisme de consultation, de concertation et de coopération dont l'objectif est d'identifier et de promouvoir la mise en oeuvre de politiques et de programmes visant notamment à renforcer, utiliser et développer les capacités collectives de la Caraïbe afin de parvenir à un développement soutenu dans les domaines culturel, économique, social, scientifique et technologique. La participation de la France est ouverte comme membre associé au titre de la Guadeloupe, de la Guyane et de la Martinique.

  22. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Representation of the People Act, No. 35 of 1993 (Cap. 286A). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-12-17 | GRD-1993-L-104865

    An Act to provide for the representation of the people in the House of Representatives, to provide for the registration of persons entitled to vote at elections of members of the House of Representatives, to regulate the procedure at such elections, and to provide for other matters in connection therewith, all pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution.

    Repeals the following Acts:
    The House of Representatives (Elections) Act;
    The House of Representatives (Registration of Electors, 1976 Revision) Act, No. 14 of 1976;
    The House of Representatives (Registration of Electors) (Special Provisions) Act, No. 3 of 1984;
    The House of Representatives (Registration of Electors) (Special Provisions) Act, No. 5 of 1989;
    The House of Representatives (Registration of Electors) (Supplementary Register) Act, No. 15 of 1989.

  23. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 1993 (No. 16 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-03-23 | GRD-1993-L-34713

    Provides for rules in respect of, inter alia, fraud, assault and incest.

  24. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Order of the Caribbean Community Act, No. 31 of 1992 (Cap 220A). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-06-01 | GRD-1992-L-104874

    An Act to provide for giving legal effect to the Agreement Instituting the Order of the Caribbean Community.

  25. Grenada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Grenada Agricultural and Industrial Development Corporation (Amendment) Regulations, 1992 (Statutory Rules and Orders No. 16 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-03-16 | GRD-1992-R-28879

    These Regulations made pursuant to s.29 of the Grenada Agricultural and Industrial Development Corporation Act, 1976 amend Regulation 22 of the Grenada Agricultural and Industrial Development Corporation Regulations, 1978, by adding new Regulations which provide for the authority to issue bonds and related matters.

  26. Grenada - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitutional Judicature Act, 1991 (No. 19 of 1991).

    Adoption: 1991-07-19 | GRD-1991-C-48513

    Brings back into effect provisions of the Constitution which were suspended by the Suspension of Constitution Act, 1979. The Governor General may suspend any laws promulgated between 13 March 1979 and 3 December 1984. Restores the Courts Order, which provides for the High Court, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court, and all decisions of the Supreme Court. Repeals numerous other laws promulgated by the People's Revolutionary Government.

  27. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Act (No. 10 of 1990). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1990 | GRD-1990-L-68689

    Comprehensive legislation on administration of estates of bankrupts. Comprises 9 parts. Part 1 (s. 4-29) regulates proceedings from act of bankruptcy to discharge. Part 2 (s. 30-33) provides for disqualifications of bankrupt. Part 3 (s. 34-61) regulates administration of property. Part 4 (s. 62-64) deals with receiver in bankruptcy. Part 5 (s. 65-81) provides for trustees in bankruptcy. Part 6 (s. 82-98) regulates jurisdiction, procedure and powers of court. Part 7 (s. 99-100) deals with small bankruptcies. Part 8 (s. 101-102) contains supplemental provisions. Part 9 (s. 114-122) provides for punishment of fraudulent debtors.

  28. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Emergency Powers Act 1987. No. 17. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-07-24 | GRD-1987-L-8679

    Provides for the declaration of a "period of emergency" and sets forth the powers of the Cabinet to impose certain restrictions in such cases.

  29. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Chapter 72A). - Legislation on-line as amended Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-01-27 | GRD-1987-L-95182

  30. Grenada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Citizenship Act, No. 12 of 1976 (Cap 54). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-11-05 | GRD-1976-L-104871

  31. Grenada - General provisions - Constitution

    Grenada Constitution Order 1973. - Order on-line

    Adoption: 1973-12-19 | GRD-1973-C-16240

    Schedule I: Constitution of Grenada (Ch. I: Protection of fundamental rights and freedoms); status of association of Grenada with the United Kingdom terminated with effect from 7 Feb. 1974.


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