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  1. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2014 (No. 11 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-09 | GMB-2014-L-101060

    The Amendment inserts two new articles into the Criminal Code, one concerning the offence of aggravated homosexuality (Section 144A) and the prohibition pornography (Section 144B).

  2. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Renewable Energy Act 2013 (Cap 32.05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | GMB-2013-L-101061

    An Act to establish legal, economic and institutional basis to promote the use of renewable energy resources and for connected matters.

  3. Gambia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 40 of 2012 ratifying the Agreement between the Government of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Gambia concerning Governing the use of Gambian workers in Qatar. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 2012-05-28 | QAT-2012-R-94436

    The Government of Qatar and the Republic of Gambia ratified the Agreement on Governing the use of Gambian workers in Qatar, signed in Doha on 5/05/2010.

  4. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Women's Act, 2010 (Act No. 12/2010). (NO SOURCE FOR THIS ACT (LAST VERIFIED 21/1/2016))

    Adoption: 2010-12 | GMB-2010-L-90619

    "The act, among other things is meant to implement the legal provision of the National Policy for the Advancement of Gambian Women and Girls and to also incorporate and enforce the internationally agreed instruments and protocols of both the UN and AU to which The Gambia is a member with a view to eliminating all forms of discrimination against women." (SOURCE: The Daily Observer (Banjul), Gambia: Women's Act 2010 Launched, 1 December 2010).

    The ILO supervisory bodies request a copy of the Act in 2011 (Direct Request (CEACR) - adopted 2011, published 101st ILC session (2012))

  5. Gambia - - Law, Act

    The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Act, 2010 (Act No. 3 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-05-26 | GMB-2010-L-90625

    The Act is divided into 14 Parts and has 86 articles. The objective of the Act is to establish The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency, create export processing zones and to create a conducive environment for investments and enterprise development in The Gambia.

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Establishment of the Gambia Investment and Export
    Promotion Agency
    Part III - Management and Administration of the Agency
    Part IV - Financial Provisions
    Part V - Legal Proceedings
    Part VI - Forms of Investment
    Part VII - Special Investment Certificate
    Part VIII - Guarantees, Rights and Obligations of Investors
    Part IX - Investment Incentives
    Part X - Incentives for Export Promotion
    Part XI - Export Processing Zones
    Part XII - Support to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
    Part XIII - Offences and Penalties
    Part XIV - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the following laws:
    - The Gambia Investment Promotion Act, 2001;
    - The Gambia Free Zones Act, 2001

  6. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Children's Court Rules 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010 | GMB-2010-L-91568

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Criminal Proceedings
    Part III - Civil Proceedings
    Part IV - Care and Protection of Applicants
    Part V - General Provisions (Civil Proceedings)
    Part VI - Supplementary Provisions

  7. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Refugee Act, 2008 (Act No. 15 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-10-23 | Date of entry into force: 2008-11-17 | GMB-2008-L-87117

    An Act to make better provision for the management of refugee affairs in Gambia by establishing The Gambia Commission for Refugees and for matters connected therewith.

  8. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Labour Act, 2007.

    Adoption: 2007-10-17 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-21 | GMB-2007-L-79075

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Administration
    Part III - Labour Advisory Board
    Part IV - The Industrial Tribunal
    Part V - Labour-Only Subcontracting
    Part VI - Maintenance and Development of Human Resources
    Part VII - Employment of Children
    Part VIII - Contracts of Employment
    Part IX - Terms and Conditions of Employment
    Part X - Protection of Wages
    Part XI - Discipline, Dismissal and Redundancy
    Part XII - Registration of Employers' Organisations and Trade Unions
    Part XIII - Freedom of Association, the Right to Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations
    Part XIV - Miscellaneous

    First Schedule - Industrial Tribunal Rules
    Second Schedule - Safety Equipment
    Third Schedule - Ballots in Respect of Sole Bargaining Agencies
    Fourth Schedule - Amendment by Regulations

  9. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Fisheries Act, 2007 (Act No. 20 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-08 | GMB-2007-L-87116

    This Act makes provision with respect to the management and conservation of fisheries resources in The Gambia, regulates fishing by nationals of The Gambia on the High Seas and prescribes rules relative to aquaculture, fish processing and import and export of fisheries products.
    The Act consists of 107 sections divided into 17 Parts: Preliminary (I); Administration (II); Fisheries Advisory Committee (III); Fisheries conservation, management and development (IV); Fisheries Fund (V); General licence requirements (VI); Local licensing requirements (VII); Foreign licensing provisions (VIII); High Seas fishing (IX); Aquaculture (X); Fish processing, import and export (XI); Prohibitions (XII); Powers of authorized officers (XIII); Fisheries observers (XIV); Sale, release and forfeiture of retained property (XV); Jurisdiction and evidence (XVI); Miscellaneous (XVII).
    The Secretary of State responsible for fisheries shall be charged with the administration of this Act. The Director of Fisheries, under the supervision of the Secretary of State, shall be responsible for the implementation of the policy and measures regarding the fisheries sector and aquaculture and shall issue licences. The Fisheries Advisory Committee, established by this Act, shall advise the Secretary of State on policies required for the implementation of this Act.
    The Director shall draft plans for the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture and may establish management committees for each plan. The Secretary of State may declare special management areas for the purpose of community-based fisheries management and other stated purposes. For purposes of community-based fishing, the Secretary of State may also establish Community Fisheries Centres.
    The Fisheries Development Fund, established under this Act, shall be used for, among other things, fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance.
    The Act sets out general licence requirements and specific conditions for local fishing vessels and foreign fishing vessels. As for foreign fishing, the Act sets out conditions of access and contains provisions regarding behaviour of foreign fishing vessels in waters of The Gambia. The Act prescribes the requirement of a licence to be issued by the Director and an authorization of the Secretary of State to fish on the High Seas and the Director shall maintain a record of High Seas fishing vessels.
    Provisions regarding aquaculture deal with a variety of matters including; licensing, conditions, protection of the aquatic ecosystem, introduction of exotic species, public leasing of lands, exclusive rights to farm and harvest, restoration of the environment and control of fish diseases.
    One Part of the Act sets out a variety of prohibitions including; the use of explosives in fishing, possession of prohibited gear, use of industrial driftnets, discharge of waste and import of illegal fish.
    Other provisions of the Act concern, among other things, powers of persons designated by the Secretary of State as authorized officers, measures of control and enforcement and regulation-making powers of the Secretary of State.

    Repeals the Fisheries Act, 1991 (Act No. 10 of 1991).

  10. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Trafficking in Persons Act 2007 (Act No. 11 of 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-05 | GMB-2007-L-90622

    The Act establishes the National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons and regulates its composition, powers, functions and responsibilities. It prohibits all forms of trafficking in persons and provides for heavy penalties (life imprisonment for trafficking persons under 18 years or when the trafficking includes the rape or death of the victim of trafficking and minimum 15 years imprisonment to a maximum of life imprisonment for trafficking in adults). There are also provisions concerning the protection of victims of trafficking including ensuring that they are not subject to discrimination, that they have access to adequate medical, psychological and legal services and that their safety and integrity is taken into account when dealing with victims of trafficking.

  11. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Statistics Act 2005 (No. 13 of 2005). - Act on-line (9.62 MB)

    Adoption: 2006-01-20 | GMB-2006-L-82545

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Establishment of the Bureau of Statistics and the National Statistics Council
    Part III - Functions
    Part IV - Management and Staff
    Part V - Statistical Information and Powers of the Bureau
    Part VI - Financial Provisions
    Part VII - Legal Proceedings
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

  12. Gambia - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Health is Wealth - Department for Health and Social Welfare, Health Policy Framework 2007-2020. - Policy document on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | GMB-2006-M-87119

    Sets out the policy for health including the government's vision and mission, its, goals objectives, targets and how this policy is to be implemented.

  13. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Children's Act, 2005. - Summary of Legislation

    Adoption: 2005-08-02 | GMB-2005-L-90620

    Brings together all the laws relating to children, sets out the rights and responsibilities of children and provides for their care, protection and maintenance.

  14. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2005. No. 3 of 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-07-21 | GMB-2005-L-75299

    Amends sections 52, 144, 147, 178 and 181A.

  15. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2004. No. 18 of 2004.

    Adoption: 2004-12-28 | GMB-2004-L-75297

    Amends sections 52, 178, 179, and 180-184 and deletes section 185.

  16. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Tourism Offences Act, 2003 (No. 7 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-09 | GMB-2003-L-68571

    Makes provision for offences related to tourism. Also provides for sexual offences of tourists against children, as well as for prohibition of trafficking in children.

  17. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Local Government Act, 2002. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-04-17 | GMB-2002-L-87127

    An Act to establish and regulate a decentralized local government system for The Gambia; to make provision for the functions, powers and duties of local authorities and
    for matters connected therewith.

  18. Gambia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Environmental Quality Standards Regulations, 1999. - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1999 | GMB-1999-R-87129

    Establishes the Environment Quality Standards Board, sets out its composition and functions. The schedules to the Regulations provide air and water quality standards and the parameters for monitoring these standards.

  19. Gambia - - Constitution

    Constitution of the Gambia. - Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 1996-08-07 | GMB-1996-C-48490

    Adopted by referendum 7 August 1996. Chapter III provides for citizenship and naturalization. Chapter IV provides for protection of fundamental rights and freedoms. Sets forth right to life (except in cases of death penalty), right to personal liberty, protection from forced labour (except when ordered by a court), and protection from torture. Also provides for freedom of religion, speech, and association, rights of children, women (equal treatment with men) and the disabled. Art. 34 allows for the declaration of a state of emergency and the derogation of a number of civil rights. Chapter V provides for elections; Chapter VI for the Executive (President, Vice President, Cabinet); Chapter VII for the National Assembly; Chapter VIII for the judiciary, including the Supreme Court (final court of appeal), a Special Criminal Court (crimes regarding public property) and a Cadi Court (Sharia law). Chapter X establishes the office of the Ombudsman, Chapter XI covers the public service; Chapter XII the police force and prison service. Chapter XXI sets forth a Code of Conduct for public officers.

  20. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree, 1996. Decree No. 86 of 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1996 | GMB-1996-L-75296

    Inserts a new section 296A.

  21. Gambia - - Law, Act

    The Elections Decree (Decree No. 78 of 1996). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996 | GMB-1996-L-87126

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Administration
    Part III - Registration of Voters
    Part IV - Nomination of Candidates
    Part V - Conduct of Elections
    Part VI - Election Campaign
    Part VII - Election Petitions and Civil Proceedings
    Part VIII - Registration and Conduct of Political Parties
    Part XI - Offences and Penalties
    Part X - General
    Part XI - Transitional Provisions
    Part XII - Miscellaneous

  22. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Public Health Act (Amendment) (No. 3) Decree, 1995 (No. 42 of 1995). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-06-07 | GMB-1995-L-87131

    Section 12 is amended by deleting subsection 6 and by replacing it with 2 new subsections. Subsection 6 provides for the inspection of food by Health Officers. If food, in the opinion of the Health Officer, is unwholesome or unfit for human consumption, the Health Officer shall condemn it and may order the food to be destroyed or disposed. Notwithstanding section 18 (exemption of liability) no proceedings shall be brought against Health Officer for any action taken in accordance with this section (New subsection 6(a)).

  23. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Economic Crimes (Specified Offences) (Amendment) Decree, 1994. Decree No. 18 of 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-12-16 | GMB-1994-L-75292

    Amends section 2 of the Criminal Code.

  24. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Specified Offences Decree, 1994. Decree No. 16 of 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-11-25 | GMB-1994-L-75294

    Provides special rules applicable to "economic crime". The provisions of this Decree shall be read together with the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code. If a provision of this Decree conflicts with a provision of those enactments, this Decree shall take precendence.

  25. Gambia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Political Activities (Suspension) Decree, 1994 (Decree No. 4).

    Adoption: 1994-08-04 | GMB-1994-R-41561

    Renders illegal any political activities.

  26. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticide Control and Management Act 1994 (No. 12 1994). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1994-05-24 | GMB-1994-L-82544

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Administration
    Part III - Registration of Pesticides and Chemicals
    Part IV - Presentation of Chemicals and Pesticides
    Part V - Control of Manufacture, Import, Export, Distribution and Use of Pesticides by Licensing
    Part VI - Health and Environmental Measures
    Part VII - Enforcement
    Part VIII - Offences and Proceedings
    Part IX - Final Provisions

    Repeals the Pesticides Control and Management Act (Cap. 60:01)

  27. Gambia - - Law, Act

    National Environment Management Act, 1994 (Act No. 13 of 1994). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1994-04-14 | GMB-1994-L-87128

    This Act provides in 62 articles divided into 13 Parts the principles of environment protection and the instruments to carry out an environment protection policy in the Gambia.
    Part 1 contains not less than 13 pages of definitions used in the Act. Part II outlines the general principles of environment protection and confers certain powers upon the national Environment Agency established under Part III. Part III provides for a Council for the protection of the environment to be headed by the President of the Gambia and having several ministers as its members, and the establishment of the Agency aforementioned as a corporate body. The Agency shall coordinate the environment policy of the Government and function as the secretariat of the Council. Several national and local committees are also established. The Action Plan, prepared by the Agency shall be the key instrument for national environment planning. Also local planning units shall prepare local environment plans which shall be co-ordinated with plans made under the Physical Planning and Development Act (No. 1 of 1991) (Part IV). Part V requires a developer to submit environment project briefs and environmental impact statements for projects listed in the Schedule. Section 25 provides for environmental audits. The environmental standards specified in Part VI shall be established by the Agency. Part VII, dealing with environmental management, contains also several sections on coastal zone management. Part VIII provides summarily for the control of various forms of pollution. The remaining Parts deal with inspection and analysis (IX), education (X), offences (XI), legal proceedings (XII) and miscellaneous matters (XIII). (completed by 1 Schedule)

  28. Gambia - - International agreement

    Accord entre la Confédération suisse et la République de Gambie concernant la promotion et la protection réciproque des investissements, conclu le 22 novembre 1993.

    Adoption: 1993-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-30 | INT-1993-IA-53636

  29. Gambia - - International agreement

    Traité révisé de la Communauté économique des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO), fait à Cotonou le 24 juillet 1993. - Traité révisé

    Adoption: 1993-07-24 | INT-1993-IA-39591

    Les Etats membres (Côte d'Ivoire, Sénégal, Ghana, Gambie, Bénin, Guinée, Guinée-Bissau, Mauritanie, Niger, Burkina Faso, Nigéria, Libéria, Sierra Leone, Mali et Togo) s'engagent à abolir tous les obstacles à la liberté de circulation et de résidence à l'intérieur de la Communauté (art. 27.1) et à dispenser, par accords mutuels, les citoyens de la détention de visa touristique et de permis de résidence. Les Etats membres permettront aux ressortissants de la Communauté d'exercer des activités commerciales et industrielles sur leur territoire (art. 27.2).

  30. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act. Act No. 7 of 1992 (Cap. 10).

    Adoption: 1992-07-02 | GMB-1992-L-75291

    Amends sections 169 and 221A.

  31. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Public Service Act, 1991 (No. 16 of 1991). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991-11-08 | GMB-1991-L-82543

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Management and Administration of the Public Service
    Part III - Appointment, Promotions, Retirement and Discipline
    Part IV - Public Officers
    Part V - The Public Service Commission
    Part VI - Miscellaneous

  32. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Injuries Compensation Act (No. 13 of 1990) [Chapter 56:04].

    Adoption: 1990 | GMB-1990-L-55934

    An Act to make provision for compensation to workmen for injuries suffered in the course of their employment and for matters connected therewith.

  33. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Public Health Act, 1989 (Act No. 1 of 1989). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1989-12-11 | GMB-1989-L-87130

    The Minister may make regulations with respect to matters specified in section 7 including measures ensuring the purity of water supply, the slaughtering of animals for use as food for human consumption, the keeping of domestic animals, the disposal of dead animals, the production and offering for sale for human consumption, the standards of identification, and composition and quality of food offered for sale. No person shall operate a business or trade without a valid health certificate issued by the Director of Health Services. A business or trade conducted without a valid health certificate or in insanitary conditions may be closed by the Director or any health officer (sect. 11). No person shall sell or distribute unwholesome food. Imported food shall be presented to a health officer at the port of entry. The health officer shall take samples of food imported (sect. 12). (20 sections)

    Repeals the Public Health Act (cap. 154)

  34. Gambia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Rules, 1980: Legal Notice No. 11 of 1980.

    Adoption: 1980-09-18 | GMB-1980-R-32323

  35. Gambia - - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Cooperative Societies Act (Cap.33), No.9 of 1972.

    Adoption: 1972-03-10 | GMB-1972-L-32322

  36. Gambia - - Constitution

    The Constitution of the Republic of the Gambia

    Adoption: 1970-04-24 | GMB-1970-C-26464

    This publication of the Constitution of the Republic of the Gambia (Act No. 1 of 1970) includes all amendments up to and including Act No. 1 of 1987.

  37. Gambia - - Law, Act

    An Act to Amend the Co-operative Societies Act, Chap. 33 (No. 16 of 1968)

    Adoption: 1968-09-09 | Date of entry into force: 1968-09-09 | GMB-1968-L-40333

    Amending the Co-operative Societies Act, it principally provides for the liability of any person who has taken part in the management of a cooperative and has been guilty of malfeasance or breach of trust in relation to the cooperative. It also revokes, replaces and amends some of the provisions of the Cooperative Societies Rules.

  38. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Minerals (Amendment) Act (Cap. 121). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1966-12-23 | GMB-1966-L-87133

    Section 11 of the principal Act is amended so as to redefine the categories of persons to whom no prospecting right shall be granted. No prospecting right shall be granted to a person who is unable to prove to satisfaction of the Inspector of Mines that he is sufficiently acquainted with the provisions of this Act so as to be able to comply with the requirements thereof. Another amendment of section 11 concerns the financial resources of the applicant for a prospecting right.

  39. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Gambia Nationality and Citizenship Act (Cap 82). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1965-02-18 | GMB-1965-L-87120

    An Act to make provision for the acquisition of citizenship of The Gambia by registration in certain cases; to regulate the manner and circumstances in which aliens, may be naturalized as citizens of The Gambia and in which citizens of The Gambia may renounce or he deprived of their citizenship; and to make provision for certain other matters relating to citizenship of The Gambia and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

  40. Gambia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories Regulations (L.N. No. 18 of 1963). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1963 | GMB-1963-R-87134

    Implements the Factories Act (Cap. 68). Prescribe rules for the erection and operation of factories that employ ten or more people. Plans of factories shall be submitted to the Factories Board in accordance with regulation 6. Specifications shall be given for details such as drainage, ventilation. Regulation 20 concerns the disposal of refuse. An adequate supply of wholesome water shall be provided at suitable points in every factory.

  41. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Minerals Act (Cap. 121) [as consolidated to 1963]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1954-07-01 | GMB-1954-L-87132

    The Act consists of 93 sections divided into 9 Parts: General (I); Prospecting (II); Mining (III); Provisions regarding water (IV); Passageways (V); Dredging for minerals (VI); Surveys (VII); Possession and purchase of minerals (VIII); Miscellaneous provisions (IX).
    Section 3 vests the property of all minerals, mineral oils, rivers, streams and watercourses throughout The Gambia in the Crown. The Act does not apply to mineral oils. The Governor-General may close areas closed for prospecting. Prospected or mining is limited further under section 8. Section 20 concerns compensation by holders of prospecting rights and licenses for disturbance of "surface rights". Sections 29 and following provide for mining leases. Section 35 deals with surface rights of mining leases. Section 37 defines rights of mining lessees to cut trees. Part IV contains provisions regarding water, including pollution of water, special rights regarding the use of water granted by the Minister, transfer and surrender of water rights and acquisition of a passageway. Section 56 concerns dredging in rivers. Section 73 concerns land under mining lease required for public purposes.

  42. Gambia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minerals Rules (Cap. 121). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1954 | GMB-1954-R-87136

    The 47 rules are divided into 9 Parts: Fees, rents and royalties (I); prospecting rights (II); Exclusive prospecting licenses (III); Application by holder of prospecting right or exclusive prospecting license to retain or dispose of minerals (IV); Mining rights (V); Mining leases (VI); Tender for exclusive prospecting licenses, mining rights and mining leases in respect of areas in a tract of land in which any mineral has been discovered by Government (VII); Water Rights (VIII); Miscellaneous provisions (IX).
    Water may be diverted and impounded for the purpose of mining operations without a water right by holder of a mining lease or mining right or an applicant for a mining right to whom a permission to mine has been granted under section 23 of the Act. Subject to condition set out in rule 45. Application for water rights shall be accompanied by a plan showing the point of intake on a watercourse, and other specified items.

  43. Gambia - - Law, Act

    An Act to make provision for the establishment and registration of Co-operative Societies (Chap. 33).

    Adoption: 1951-07-21 | Date of entry into force: 1951-07-21 | GMB-1951-L-40334

    Provides for the establishment, registration, duties and privileges of such societies; rights and liabilities of members; property and funds of registred societies; dissolution; and matters connected therewith.

  44. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Act No. 25 of 1933).

    Adoption: 1934-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 1934 | GMB-1934-L-75289

    PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
    Chapter I - Preliminary and Interpretation
    Chapter II - Territorial Application of this Code
    Chapter III - General Rules as to Criminal Responsibility
    Chapter IV - Duties relating to the Preservation of Life and Health
    Chapter V - Parties to Offences
    Chapter VI - Punishments

    PART II - CRIMES
    DIVISION I: Offences against Public Order
    Chapter VII - Treason and Other Offences against the Sovereign's Authority
    Chapter VIII - Offences Affecting Relations with Foreign States and External Tranquillity
    Chapter IX - Unlawful Assemblies, Riots and Other Offences Against Public Tranquillity
    DIVISION II: Offences against the Administration of Lawful Authority
    Chapter X - Corruption and the Abuse of Office
    Chapter XI - Offences relating to the Administration of Justice
    Chapter XII - Rescues and Escapes and Obstructing Officers of Court of Law
    Chapter XIII - Miscellaneous Offences against Public Authority
    DIVISION III: Offences Injurious to the Public in General
    Chapter XIV - Offences Relating to Religion
    Chapter XV - Offences against Morality
    Chapter XVI - Offences relating to Marriage and Domestic Obligations
    Chapter XVII - Nuisances and Offences against Health and Convenience
    Chapter XVIII - Defamation
    DIVISION IV: Offences against the Person
    Chapter XIX - Murder and Manslaughter
    Chapter XX - Infanticide and Child Destruction
    Chapter XXI - Other Offences Connected with Murder and Suicide
    Chapter XXII - Offences Endangering Life and Health
    Chapter XXIII - Criminal Recklessness and Negligence
    Chapter XIV - Assaults
    Chapter XXV - Offences against Liberty
    DIVISION V: Offences relating to Property
    Chapter XXVI - Theft
    Chapter XXVII - Offences Allied to Stealing
    Chapter XXVIII - Robbery and Extortion
    Chapter XXIX - Burglary, Housebreaking and Similar Offences
    Chapter XXX - False Pretences
    Chapter XXXI - Receiving Property Stolen or Unlawfully Obtained and Like Offences
    Chapter XXXII - Frauds by Trustees and Persons in a Position of Trust, and False Accounting
    DIVISION VI: Malicious Injuries to Property
    Chapter XXXIII - Offences Causing Injury to Property
    DIVISION VII: Forgery, Coining, Counterfeiting and Similar Offences
    Chapter XXXIV - Definitions
    Chapter XXXV - Punishment for Forgery
    Chapter XXXVI - Offences relating to Coin
    Chapter XXXVII - Counterfeit Stamps
    Chapter XXXVIII - Personation
    Chapter XXXIX - Secret Commissions and Corrupt Practices
    DIVISION VIII: Attempts and conspiracies to Commit Crimes
    Chapter XL - Attempts
    Chapter XLI - Conspiracies

  45. Gambia - - Law, Act

    Forced Labour Act (No. 8 of 1934).

    Adoption: 1934-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1934-07-31 | GMB-1934-L-68572

    Sets forth prohibition of forced labour. In the event of war, famine, earthquake, violent epidemic, invasion by animal, insect or vegetable pests, flood or fire or any other circumstance endangering existance or well-being of population, the President may require labour from any person. Also provides for power of district authorities to require labour of inhabitants for certain public works.


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