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Name: Immigration Restriction (Commonwealth Citizens) Act (Cap. 153).
Country: Jamaica
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1945-12-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Laws of Jamaica, Vol. VII
ISN: JAM-1945-L-31025
Bibliography: Laws of Jamaica, Vol. VII
Laws of Jamaica Laws of Jamaica Ministry of Justice, Jamaica PDF of Act as amended to Act 26 of 1988 PDF of Act as amended to Act 26 of 1988 (consulted on 2006-11-09)
Abstract/Citation: This Act sets out the formalities, and establishes the conditions for and exceptions to the right of Commonwealth citizens to immigrate to Jamaica and imposes sanctions for offences against the Act. Attached to, and part of the Act, is a "Schedule" containing regulations to the Act. For immigration purposes, the Act defines the concepts Commonwealth citizen, prohibited and not prohibited immigrant, and visitor. It grants leave for certain sick persons to remain on the Island. This Act establishes a Tribunal to review certain removal orders.
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