|Name:||Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act (Cap. 8:02) (No. 17 of 1893).|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Laws of Guyana, 1973, 85 p.
Legislation on-lin Laws of Guyana, Ministry of Legal Affairs, Guyana PDF of Act as at L.R.O. 1/2012 (consulted on 2017-11-09)
|Abstract/Citation:||Sets forth definitions of and punishments for criminal offences. S. 27 prohibits peaceful picketing of three of more persons in the context of a labour dispute. Sections 165-168 render prostitution illegal; men found guilty of living off the earnings of a prostitute may be liable for whipping or flogging. S. 188 contains prohibitions of Sunday labour. S. 201 prohibits intimidation of workers.|