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  1. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Rice Factories (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 31 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-10-22 | GUY-2009-L-99463

  2. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Rice Factories Act (Cap. 95:05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | GUY-2002-L-85545

    This Act makes provision for the public control on the manufacture of rice and for this purpose requires rice manufacturers to obtain a licence from the Guyana Rice Development Board. Establishment of a rice factory requires a permit from the Board. No person shall manufacture rice without a licence obtained under this Act. A licensee may apply to the Board to become an official unhulled rice grading agency.

  3. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Holidays with Pay (Employees at Petrol Filling Stations) Order 1977 (no. 96)

    Adoption: 1999-10-17 | GUY-1999-R-55287

    Establishes holidays with pay for employees at petrol-filling stations. Sets the method of calculating holidays with pay and holiday periods. Provides for the payment of holiday pay upon the termination of employment.

  4. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Watchmen) (Amendment) Order 1993 (No. 27 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-01 | GUY-1993-R-35980

    Makes provision for the payment of increased minimum wages to watchmen (security guards). Made under the Labour Act.

  5. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Drug Stores) (Amendment) Order 1993 (No. 28 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-01 | GUY-1993-R-35981

    Provides for increased minimum wages for employees in drug stores, and for the inclusion of two new categories of employees (checker and driver). Made under the Labour Act.

  6. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Dry Goods Stores) (Amendment) Order 1993 (No. 29 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-01 | GUY-1993-R-35982

    Makes provisions for an increased minimum wage for employees in dry goods stores, and the inclusion of two new categories of employees (checker and driver). Made under the Labour Act.

  7. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Groceries) (Amendment) Order 1993 (No. 24 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-01 | GUY-1993-R-35983

    Provides for an increased minimum wage for employees in groceries, and the inclusion of two new categories of employees (checker and driver). Made under the Labour Act.

  8. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Hardware Stores) (Amendment) Order 1993 (No. 25 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-01 | GUY-1993-R-35984

    Provides for an increased minimum wage for employees in hardware stores, and the inclusion of two new categories of employees (checker and driver). Made under the Labour Act.

  9. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (Conditions of Employment of Certain Workers) (Minimum Rate of Wages) (Amendment) Order (No. 26 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-01 | GUY-1993-R-36022

    Amends the first schedule relating to minimum rates of wages for cooks and workers in hotels and restaurants. Made under the Labour (Conditions of Employment of Certain Workers) Act, 1978

  10. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Cinema Employees) Order 1989 (No. 57 of 1989) (Cap. 98:01 Subsidiary Legislation).

    Adoption: 1989-09-19 | GUY-1989-R-55290

    Sets minimum wage rates for cinema employees. This includes operators, general staff, cashiers, clerks, ticket collectors, guard and sweepers.

  11. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Mining Act 1989 (No. 20 of 1989) (Cap. 65:01). - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989 | GUY-1989-L-46817

    Comprehensive legislation regarding mining rights. Part VIII provides for the regulation of safety and health of miners. Part XIV contains special provisions regarding Amerindians. Amerindians shall be deemed as lawful occupiers of land on which they live. Amerindians are prohibited from extracting minerals or resources unless they possess a licence; where they do have a license, any extracted resources shall be sold on behalf of Amerindians by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission. Repeals the Mining Act (No. 34 of 1920).

  12. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees at Petrol Filling Stations) Order 1988 (no. 46 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-12-15 | GUY-1988-R-55288

    Establishes minimum wage rate for those working in petrol-filling stations. This includes the minimum wage rates for supervisors, shift operators, attendants, service workers, mechanics, washers and clerks.

  13. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Pensions (Holders of Office in Local Democratic Organs) Act (No. 19 of 1988) (Cap. 27:15). - Act on-line (as amended)

    Adoption: 1988-09-30 | GUY-1988-L-72329

    Provides for the payment of superannuation benefits for services in the offices of chairman and vice-chairman of a regional democratic council.

  14. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Timber Grant Workers Wages (Amendment) Order 1987 (no. 49)

    Adoption: 1987-08-10 | GUY-1987-R-55285

    Raises the minimum wage for timber workers.

  15. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Service Appellate Tribunal Act 1984 (No. 17 of 1984).

    Adoption: 1984-11-14 | GUY-1984-L-48514

    Provides for a Public Service Appellate Tribunal, which shall hear appeals regarding decsions of public service commissions.

  16. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Hardware Stores) Order 1984 (No. 7 of 1984)

    Adoption: 1984-01-21 | GUY-1984-R-456

    Revokes the Minimum Wages (Employees in Hardware Stores) Order (Cap. 98:01 Subsidiary Legislation).

  17. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Groceries) Order 1984 (No. 8 of 1984)

    Adoption: 1984-01-21 | GUY-1984-R-457

    Revokes the Minimum Wages (Employees in Groceries) Order (Cap. 98:01 Subsidiary Legislation).

  18. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hours of Work (Cinema Employees) (Amendment) Regulations (no. 1)

    Adoption: 1982-12-04 | GUY-1982-R-55286

    Establishes the normal working hours for cinema employees at fforty-five per week for operators, cashiers and clerks and forty-eight for general staff and guards.

  19. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Holidays with Pay (Watchmen) (Amendment) Order 1981 (no. 84)

    Adoption: 1981-12-04 | GUY-1981-R-55291

    Changes the definition of 'watchman' in the Holidays with Pay (Watchmen) Order.

  20. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Household Service Workers (Hours of Work) Act (Cap. 99:07). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980 | GUY-1980-L-11935

  21. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Holidays with Pay (Hotel, Restaurant, Cookshop and Parlour Employees) (Amendment) Order 1978 (no. 113)

    Adoption: 1978-10-19 | GUY-1978-R-55289

    Extends holidays with pay to certain categories of employees in hotels, restaurants, cookshops and parlours.

  22. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Officers' Pensions Act (Cap. 27:05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1977-09-16 | GUY-1977-L-72324

    Implements the agreement between the Government of Guyana and the Government of the United Kingdom concerning pensions of certain public officers.

  23. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hours of Work (Watchmen) Regulations, 1975 (no. 6 of 1975)

    Adoption: 1975-04-30 | GUY-1975-R-55292

    Establishes the maximum hours of work for watchmen (security guards) at forty-eight per week. Provides for weekly rest.

  24. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Teaching Service Commission Act (Cap. 39:07). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | GUY-1975-L-95637

  25. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Guyana National Service (Pension and Gratuities) Act (Cap. 27:09). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1974-10-01 | GUY-1974-L-72327

    Provides for the granting of pensions to officers and other ranks in the Guyana National Service.

  26. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Cane Farmers Special Funds (Cap. 69:09). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1974-01-01 | GUY-1974-L-105468

  27. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    State Pensions Act (No. 24 of 1971)(Cap. 27:04). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1971-12-31 | GUY-1971-L-17080

  28. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Pensions (President, Parliamentary and Special Officers) Act (No. 30 of 1969) (Cap. 27:03). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1969-11-10 | GUY-1969-L-72323

    Provides for the payment of superannuation in respect of services in the office of president and prime minister and other parliamentary and special offices.

  29. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hours of Work (Printing Trade Workers) Regulations (No. 8 of 1967) [as amended to 1976-12-31]

    Adoption: 1967 | GUY-1967-R-42171

    Maximum hours worked by a printing trade worker shall not exceed forty-two hours a week. Sets forth regulations on overtime and maximum excess hours of work. Made under ss. 21 and 24 of Factories Act 1947.

  30. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories Act (Exemption) Order (No. 44 of 1961).

    Adoption: 1961 | GUY-1961-R-42172

    Exempts certain employees and operations of the Transport and Harbours Department from section 24 of the Factories Act 1947.

  31. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Police Act (No. 39 of 1957) (Cap. 16:01) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1957 | Date of entry into force: 1957-08-10 | GUY-1957-L-72118

  32. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Pensions Act (No. 38 of 1957) (Cap. 27:02) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1957 | Date of entry into force: 1957-08-10 | GUY-1957-L-72125

    Provides for pensions to civil servants.

  33. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Rice Farmers (Security of Tenure) Act (Cap. 69:02). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1956-10-01 | GUY-1956-L-46805

    Governs security of tenure for tenant rice farmers and limits rent payable for letting of rice lands.

  34. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hours of Work (Saw Mill Workers) Regulations (No. 19 of 1956) [as amended to 1976-12-31]

    Adoption: 1956 | GUY-1956-R-42170

    Hours worked by a saw mill worker shall not exceed forty-four hours a week. Made under s. 21 of Factories Act 1947.

  35. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Building (Safety) Regulations (No. 4 of 1955).

    Adoption: 1955 | GUY-1955-R-42181

    Provides regulations relating to, inter alia, scaffolds, ladders, roof work, cranes, lifting gear, excavations, and demolition of buildings. Part VI relates to dangerous fumes, poisonous substances and protection of the eyes. An abstract of these Regulations shall be posted at each building site (s. 69). Made under Factories Act 1947.

  36. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Housing of Labour Workers on Sugar Estates Act (Cap. 99:04) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1951 | Date of entry into force: 1951-05-26 | GUY-1951-L-72138

  37. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Factories (Hours and Holidays) Act (Cap. 95:02). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947 | GUY-1947-L-42169

    Provides comprehensive legislation governing factories. Part II regulates the registration of factories. Part III relates to factory inspection. Factories shall be inspected by inspectors representing the Labour Authority (s. 9), or, in cases of injury or death, by examining surgeons (s. 12). Part IV concerns safety. Section 19 prohibits the employment of children in any factory. Part V relates to holidays and rest periods. S. 23 governs rest periods for night shifts; s. 24 relates to overtime. Part VI defines the power of the Minister to make regulations concerning, inter alia, health, safety, medical supervision, boilers, ventilation, and records and certificates. Part VII sets out offences, penalties and procedures. Part VIII contains miscellaneous provisions, including a requirement that an abstract of the Act and any regulations made thereunder be displayed in every factory (s. 35).

  38. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Bakeries (Hours of Work) Act (Cap. 99:07). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1946 | Date of entry into force: 1946-03-23 | GUY-1946-L-72143

  39. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Teachers' Pensions Act (Cap. 39:05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1928-04-28 | GUY-1928-L-95636

  40. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Dependants' Pension Act (No. 14 of 1923) (Cap. 27:08). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1923-07-01 | GUY-1923-L-72326

    Provides for a pension fund for dependants of certain categories of deceased persons formerly employed in the service of the Government.

  41. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Officers' Spouses Act (No. 17 of 1920) (Cap. 27:07). - Legislation on-lin

    Adoption: 1920-10-02 | GUY-1920-L-72325

    Provides for the payment of one month salary to the family of a deceased public officer or pensioner.

  42. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Officers (Insurance) Act (No. 41 of 1902) (Cap. 27:10). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1902-12-31 | GUY-1902-L-72328

    Provides that public officers are to take out life insurance for the benefit of their widows and orphans.

  43. Guyana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Factories (Dangerous Trades Regulation) Act (Cap. 95:03). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1891 | Date of entry into force: 1891-04-22 | GUY-1891-L-72134

    Concerns manufactures of explosive or inflammable substances.


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