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  1. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act 9 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-15 | DMA-2016-L-104938

  2. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 3 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-07-08 | DMA-2016-L-102708

  3. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law and Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2014, Act 3 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-31 | DMA-2014-L-97016

  4. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2014, Act 2 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-31 | DMA-2014-L-100388

  5. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Protection of Witnesses (Amendment) Act 2013, Act 12 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-23 | DMA-2013-L-93707

    Adds a new section to the principal Act concerning live link evidence from outside the Commonwealth of Dominica.

  6. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2013, Act 9 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-21 | DMA-2013-L-93685

  7. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act, 2013, Act 6 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-04-18 | DMA-2013-L-93684

  8. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law and Procedure (Amendment) Act 2013, Act 2 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-04-18 | DMA-2013-L-93698

    Makes numerous amendments to the Act. In particular it adds new sections IIA (Interviewing of Suspects), IIB (Enforcement Powers in respect of Ships) and amends articles concerning disclosure and amends to First Schedule concerning Serious Crimes which are listed as:
    Money laundering
    Drug trafficking offences
    Firearm offences
    Murder
    Manslaughter
    Burglary
    Wounding with Intent
    Rape
    Kidnapping
    Armed robbery
    Treason
    Human trafficking
    Conspiring, procuring, counseling, aiding and abetting to commit an offence listed above.

  9. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice (Reform) (Amendment) Act, 2013, Act 3 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-04-18 | DMA-2013-L-93702

    Makes amendments to the Act with respect to community service and firearms offences.

  10. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Protection of Witnesses Act 2013, Act 4 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-04-18 | DMA-2013-L-93706

    PART I - PRELIMINARY
    1. Short title.
    2. Interpretation.
    3. Application.
    PART II - WITNESS ANONYMITY
    4. Abolition of common law rules.
    5. Measures for witness anonymity order.
    6. Application for witness anonymity order.
    7. Conditions for making witness anonymity order.
    8. Relevant considerations.
    9. Discharge or variation of order.
    10. Warning to jury about witness anonymity order.
    11. Privacy as to precise address of witness.
    PART III - SPECIAL MEASURES
    12. Witness eligible for assistance on grounds of fear or distress about testifying.
    13. Special measures direction relating to eligible witness.
    14. Effect of special measures direction.
    15. Discharge or variation of special measures direction.
    16. Evidence by live link.
    17. Evidence in private.
    18. Video recorded evidence.
    19. Video recorded cross-examination or re-examination.
    20. Examination of witness through intermediary.
    21. Aids to communication.
    22. Status of evidence.
    23. Warning to jury on special measures direction.
    24. Direction prohibiting accused from cross-examining particular witness.
    25. Defence representation for purpose of cross examination.
    26. Warning to jury on prohibition from cross-examining witness.
    SCHEDULE

  11. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment), Act 7 of 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | DMA-2013-L-93709

    ONLY EXTRACT OF TEXT ON GOVERNMENT WEBSITE.

  12. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act, 2011, Act No. 9 of 2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-01 | DMA-2011-L-93683

  13. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Piracy Act 2010 (Act No. 11 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-10 | DMA-2010-L-84779

    Provides for the definition of "piracy" (article 2)
    "2. (a) any illegal acts of violence or detention, or any act of depredation, committed for private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship or a private aircraft, and directed -
    (i) on the high seas, against another ship or aircraft, or against persons or property on board such ship or aircraft;
    (II) against a ship, aircraft, persons or property in a place outside the jurisdiction of any State;
    (b) any act of voluntary participation in the operation of a ship or of an aircraft with knowledge of facts making it a pirate ship or aircraft;
    (c) any act of inciting or of intentionally facilitating an act described in subparagraph (a) or (b).
    3. A person engages in piracy commits an offence.
    4. A person who commits piracy is liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term of 20 years."

  14. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2010 (Act No. 10 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-05-13 | DMA-2010-L-83856

    Amends the Proceeds of Crime Act (Cap. 12:29) section 2 and repeals and replaces Schedule 1 concerning list of offences.

  15. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2009 (Act No. 3 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-06 | DMA-2009-L-83855

    Facilitates the transfer of prisoners between Dominica and other countries by virtue of Orders made by courts in exercise of their criminal jurisdiction.

  16. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security Act, 2007 (Act 3 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-01-27 | DMA-2007-L-83858

    Provides for the implementation of the agreement establishing the CARICOM Agency for Crime and Security.

  17. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Caribbean Court of Justice (Original Jurisdiction) Act, 2005. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-01-26 | DMA-2006-L-73703

    Provides for the implementation of the agreement establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice. Includes provisions on the jurisdiction of the court (Part II), enforcement of judgements (Part III), administrative provisions (Part IV), regional judicial and legal services commission (Part V), privileges and immunities (Part VI), as well as the text of the Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice (First Schedule) and Articles of the Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of the Caribbean Court of Justice and the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission having the force of law in Dominica (Second Schedule).

  18. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure (Preliminary Inquires) (Amendment) Act, 2004, Act 1 of 2004. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | DMA-2004-L-93704

  19. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure (Preliminary Inquires) (Amendment) Act, 2003, Act 9 of 2003. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-08-07 | DMA-2003-L-93705

  20. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism Act (No. 3 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-05-29 | DMA-2003-L-65824

    Provides for suppression, prevention and detection of activities respecting the financing of terrorism. Divided into 12 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with offences and penalties, Part 3 with implementation, administration and jurisdiction, Part 4 with terrorists and terrorist groups, Part 5 with prohibitions respecting terrorists and terrorist groups, and Part 6 with investigations. Part 7 provides for extradition and mutual assistance in criminal matters, Part 8 for disclosure and sharing of information, Part 9 for seizure and forfeiture of terrorist property, Part 10 for charities, and Part 11 for border control. Part 12 contains miscellaneous provisions.

  21. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences Act 1998 (No. 1 of 1998). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-04-22 | DMA-1998-L-49696

    Prohibits rape, sex with minors, incest, and certain sexual acts. S. 10 prohibits sexual intercourse between an employer and a minor employee under the age of 16. Part II prohibits the procurement of minors or adults for prostitution and prohibits prostitution, the maintenance of brothels, and living off the earnings of prostitution. Part III regards court proceeding in cases of sexual offences. Repeals the Sexual Offences Act (Ch 10:36) and sections of the Offences against the Person Act (Ch. 10:31) and the Small Charges Act (Ch. 10:39).

  22. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure (Preliminary Inquires) Act, 1995, Act 14 of 1995. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-05-25 | DMA-1995-L-93703

  23. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law and Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1993, Act 13 of 1993. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-12-02 | DMA-1993-L-93700

  24. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime Act (Chapter 12:29). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1993-06-18 | DMA-1993-L-83857

    Provides for the forfeiture or confiscation of the proceeds of certain crimes and matters related therewith.

  25. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law and Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1992, Act 10 of 1992. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-06-18 | DMA-1992-L-93699

  26. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice (Reform) Act, Chapter 12:35 (Act No. 3 of 1981). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1981-01-29 | DMA-1981-L-93701

    An Act to provide for reform of sentencing powers of the Court.

  27. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Prevention of Crimes Act, Chapter 12:31, L.I. 1 of 1874. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1874 | DMA-1874-L-93710

    An Act relating to the Prevention of Crimes. Provides offences with respect to the detention and arrest of criminal offenders.

  28. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law And Procedure Act, Chapter 12:01 (Act No. 3 of 1873). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1873 | DMA-1873-L-80991

    Provides for the procedures relating to criminal trials and punishment. Part X deals with the death penalty.


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