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  1. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Constitution Reform Commission Act 2022 (Act No. 16 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-11-16 | GUY-2022-L-113795

    The Act establishes the Constitution Reform Commission, sets out its terms of reference and membership. The Commission has been set up to review the current Constitution including the future rights, duties, obligations and liabilities of the Guyanese people. The Act expires once the Commission has completed its work and handed in its report.

  2. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Suicide Prevention Act 2022 (Act No. 19 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-11-07 | GUY-2022-L-113794

    Establishes the National Suicide Prevention Commission, set out its role and functions including the drafting of suicide prevention policy and centres to provide services including counselling. Includes provisions on referrals by parents, teachers and employers as well as obligation for medical facilities, emergency services, police and mental health workers to report suicides.

  3. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Mental Health Protection And Promotion Act 2022 (Act No. 14 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-09-13 | GUY-2022-L-113796

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - The Promotion of Mental Health Services and Access to Mental Health Services
    Part III - Determination of Mental Illness, Capacity and Consent
    Part IV - Human Rights of Person with Mental Illness
    Part V - Nominated Representative and Guardianship
    Part VI - Care and Treatment of Person with Mental Illness
    Part VII - The Mental Health Board
    Part VIII - Offences
    Part IX - Miscellaneous

  4. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Industrial Hemp Act 2022 (Act No. 13 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-08-11 | GUY-2022-L-113797

    The Act provides the legal framework for the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp and related products, research and development into the materials as well as setting up the Industrial Hemp Regulatory Authority.

  5. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act 2022 (Act No. 12 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-08-11 | GUY-2022-L-113798

  6. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Nurses and Midwives Act 2022 (Act No. 7 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-06-03 | GUY-2022-L-113799

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Nurses and Midwives Council
    Part III - Registration and Licensing
    Part IV - Discipline
    Part V - Offences and Penalties
    Part VI - Miscellaneous

  7. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Juvenile Justice (Amendment) Act 2022 (Act No. 9 of 2022). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-06-03 | GUY-2022-L-113800

  8. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Natural Resource Fund Act 2021 (Act No. 19 of 2021). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2021-12-30 | GUY-2021-L-113801

    Establishes the Natural Resource Fund to manage the natural resources of Guyana for the present and future benefit of the people and the sustainable development of the country.

  9. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Petroleum (Exploration and Production) (Amendment) Act 2021 (Act No. 10 of 2021). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2021-08-11 | GUY-2021-L-113802

    The Act amends the principal act to establish proper oversight by the government during the acquisition of private lands by a licensee for major oil projects. It ensures that there is proper compensation for citizens when such lands are acquired.

  10. Guyana - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS (CRSF) 2019 2025. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-10 | INT-2019-M-110909

  11. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Cybercrime Act, 2018 [AD 2018 No. 16].

    Adoption: 2018-08-13 | GUY-2018-L-112793

  12. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Juvenile Justice Act, 2018. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-04-13 | GUY-2018-L-108886

    AN ACT to amend and consolidate the law in relation to criminal justice for juveniles; to make provision for proceedings with respect to juvenile offenders; to provide for the establishment of facilities for the custody, education and rehabilitation of juvenile offenders, and to repeal the Juvenile Offenders Act and the Training Schools Act.

  13. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act (Act No. 21 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-08-04 | GUY-2017-L-105461

  14. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Finance of Terrorism (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-09 | GUY-2016-L-102170

  15. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No. 1 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-07 | GUY-2016-L-102171

  16. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering And Countering The Financing Of Terrorism (Amendment) Act 2015 (Act No. 10 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-06 | GUY-2016-L-102172

  17. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-Terrorism and Terrorist Related Activities Act 2015 (No. 15 of 2015). (NO COPY OF LAW ON WEBSITE (24/06/2016)) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-06 | GUY-2016-L-102173

  18. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance and Social Security (Benefit) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (No. 15 of 2015).

    Adoption: 2015-12-10 | GUY-2015-R-108885

  19. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2015 (Act No. 2 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07-10 | GUY-2015-L-102174

  20. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Caribbean Community (Free Entry Of Skilled Nationals) (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 9/2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-14 | GUY-2014-L-102169

  21. Guyana - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    HIVision 2020 National HIV Strategic Plan (2013-2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-02 | GUY-2013-M-110948

  22. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees at Petrol Filling Stations) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 22 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90683

    Amends the schedule to the Minimum Wages (Employees at Petrol Filling Stations) Order 1978 concerning the increase of the minimum rate of wages per week for different categories of employees in this industry.

  23. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Security Guards)(Amendment) Order, 2012 (No. 23 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90684

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Watchmen) Order (Cap. 98:01 Subsidiary Legislation). Provides for the increased payment of wages to security guards.

  24. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (Conditions of Employment of Certain Workers) (Minimum Rate of Wages) (Amendment) Order, 2012 (No. 24 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90685

    Amends the Labour (Conditions of Employment of Certain Workers) (Minimum Rate of Wages) Order by replacing the First Schedule with a new one. Increases the minimum weekly wage rate for the following groups of workers employed in:
    - hotels, guest houses, night clubs and liquor restaurants;
    - retail spirit shops;
    - liquor stores;
    - taverns; and
    - restaurants, cookshops and parlours.

  25. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Mechanical Transport Employees) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 25 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | GUY-2012-R-90686

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Mechanical Transport Employees) Order 1996 (Cap. 98:01 Subsidiary Legislation) by replacing the Schedule. Increases the minimum weekly wages for Drivers and Conductors.

  26. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Groceries) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 26 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90687

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Employees in Groceries) Order 1984 (No. 8 of 1984) by replacing the schedule increasing the minimum weekly wage for certain categories of workers.

  27. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Hardware Stores) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 27 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90688

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Employees in Hardware Stores) Order 1984 by replacing the schedule, increasing the minimum weekly wages for employees in hardware stores.

  28. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Dry Goods Stores) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 28 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90689

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Employees in Dry Goods Stores) Order 1984 (Cap. 98:01 Subsidiary Legislation). Makes provisions for an increased minimum wage for employees in dry goods stores. Made under the Labour Act.

  29. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Printing Trade Workers Wages Council Wages Regulations (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 29 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | GUY-2012-R-90690

    Amends the Printing Trade Workers Wages Council Wages Regulations Order (Cap. 98:04 Subsidiary Legislation) by replacing the schedule increasing the minimum weekly wage rate for printing trade workers.

  30. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aerated Water Factories Wages Council Wages Regulations (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 30 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90691

    Amends the Aerated Water Factories Wages Council Wages Regulations Order (Cap. 98:04 Subsidiary Legislation) by replacing the schedule increasing the minimum weekly rate of wages for aerated water factories workers.

  31. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sawmill Workers Wages Council Wages Regulation (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 31 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90693

    Amends the Sawmill Workers Wages Council Wages Regulation Order (Cap. 98:04 Subsidiary Legislation) by replacing the schedule increasing the minimum weekly wage rate for sawmill workers.

  32. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Timber Grant Workers Wages Council Wages Regulation (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 32 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90694

    Amends the Timber Grant Workers Wages Council Wages Regulation Order (Cap. 98:04 Subsidiary Legislation) by replacing the schedule increasing the minimum weekly wage rate for timber grant workers.

  33. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Cinema Employees) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 33 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | GUY-2012-R-90695

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Cinema Employees) Order 1989 by replacing the schedule increasing the minimum weekly wage for certain categories of workers.

  34. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Employees in Drug Stores) (Amendment) Order 2012 (No. 34 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-01 | GUY-2012-R-90697

    Amends the Minimum Wages (Employees in Drug Stores) Order by replacing the schedule, increasing the minimum weekly wages for employees in drug stores.

  35. Guyana - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Essential Services Arbitration (Amendment of Schedule) Order (No. 21 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-04-16 | GUY-2012-R-90135

    Amends the Schedule to the Essential Services Arbitration Act by inserting, immediately below paragraph 10, the following as paragraph 11 -
    "11. Any service provided by the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation and the Berbice Bridge Company Inc. related to the Demerara Harbour Bridge and the Berbice River Bridge, respectively."

  36. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Access To Information Act 2011 (No. 21 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-15 | GUY-2011-L-99447

  37. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Caribbean Community (Free Entry of Skilled Nationals) (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 15 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-08-03 | GUY-2011-L-99446

  38. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Childcare Development Services Act 2011 (No. 12 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-17 | GUY-2011-L-99448

  39. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Adoption of Children (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 10 of 2011) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-10 | GUY-2011-L-99449

  40. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Judicial Review Act 2010 (No. 23 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-02 | GUY-2010-L-99451

    AN ACT to provide for an application to the High Court of the Supreme Court of Judicature for relief by way of judicial review and for related matters.

  41. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Act 2010 (Cap. 7:05) (No. 24 of 2010). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-10-21 | GUY-2010-L-99450

    AN ACT to provide for the settlement of disputes by arbitration, mediation and customary arbitration, to establish an Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre and to provide for related matters.

    The Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre is governed by a multipartite Board and includes representatives from organised labour and industry. Does not exclude employment or labour disputes from the scope of application.

    Repeals the Arbitration Act, 1961 (Act 38).

  42. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Maritime Zones Act 2010 (No. 18 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-09 | GUY-2010-L-99456

    This Act defines the internal waters, territorial sea, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of Guyana, defines the boundaries of those maritime zones and defines jurisdiction and rights of Guyana in respect of those zones. The Act also concerns, among other things, marine research, mariculture and protection of the marine environment.
    Guyana, in the exercise of its sovereignty, has exclusive to the territorial sea subject to international law and the Law of the Sea Convention. The Act provides rules for innocent passage, defines non-innocent passage and provides for measures in case of non-innocent passage. Transport of hazardous waste (including radioactive material) requires an authorization of the Minister responsible for the environment. Further Regulations may be made in this respect.
    Guyana shall have the right to explore and exploit natural resources in the EEZ. Any other person may only do so under a written agreement with the government of Guyana. The President may designate areas of the EEZ for special purposes and make provision with respect to, among other things, natural resources and protection of the marine environment. The Minister may by Order declare an area within the territorial sea and the contiguous zone to be known as the maritime cultural area. Establishment of an eco-tourism or a marine park and reserve or a mariculture operation shall require a permit of the Minister (who may also establish such areas) and operations in such areas or mariculture operations shall not have negative effects on marine species.
    The Minister of Foreign Affairs in consultation with the Minister responsible for the environment may make Regulations for the protection and preservation of the marine environment and may make other Regulations for purposes of this Act.

    Repeals the Maritime Boundaries Act, 1977.

  43. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-money laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act, 2010 (No. 15 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-09 | GUY-2010-L-99457

  44. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Persons with Disabilities Act 2010 (Cap. 36:05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-10 | GUY-2010-L-99459

    AN ACT to provide certain rights to persons with disabilities; to provide for the promotion and protection and full and equal enjoyment of the rights; to facilitate the enforcement of the rights; to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability; to provide for the welfare and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities; to provide for the registration of persons with disabilities; to establish the National Commission on Disabilities; and for connected purposes.

  45. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences Act 2010 (Cap. 8:03) (No. 7 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-22 | GUY-2010-L-99460

    AN ACT to reform and consolidate the laws relating to sexual offences and to provide for related matters.

  46. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Prison (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 37 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-26 | GUY-2009-L-99461

  47. Guyana - - Law, Act

    National Insurance and Social Security (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 33 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-19 | GUY-2009-L-99462

  48. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Protection of Children Act, 2009 (No. 17 of 2009) (Cap. 46:06). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-12 | GUY-2009-L-99466

  49. Guyana - - Law, Act

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

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

  50. Guyana - - Law, Act

    Anti-money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Act, 2009 (No. 13 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-14 | GUY-2009-L-99458

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