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Name: Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act (Cap. 8:02) (No. 17 of 1893).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1894-03-01
Entry into force:
ISN: GUY-1894-L-46807
Bibliography: Laws of Guyana, 1973, 85 p.
Legislation on-lin Legislation on-lin Laws of Guyana, Ministry of Legal Affairs, Guyana PDF of Act as at L.R.O. 1/2012 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.
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