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

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 19 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-14 | JAM-2016-L-104881

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

    Cybercrimes Act, 2015 (Act No.31 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-21 | JAM-2015-L-102690

    Repeals and replaces the Cybercrimes Act, 2010.

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

    Criminal Justice (Administration) (Amendment) Act, 2015 (Act No. 29 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-11-27 | JAM-2015-L-102689

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

    Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organizations) Act, 2014 (Act No. 3 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-04 | JAM-2014-L-98287

    AN ACT to Make provision for the disruption and suppression of criminal organizations; and for related matters.

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

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act 26 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-13 | JAM-2013-L-98285

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

    Law Reform (Flogging and Whipping) (Abolition) Act, 2013 (Act No. 5 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-21 | JAM-2013-L-98283

    Repeals the Crime Prevention Act and the Flogging Regulation Act.

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

    Criminal Justice (Plea Negotiations And Agreement) Act (Acts 34 of 2005 and 30 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-01 | JAM-2010-L-98317

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

    Sexual Offences Act, 2009 (Act No. 12 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-10-20 | JAM-2009-L-95206

    Act Act to repeal the Incest (Punishment) Act and certain provisions of the Offences Against the Person Act; to make new provision for the prosecution ofrape and other sexual offences; to provide for the establishment ofa Sex Offender Registry; and for connected matters.

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

    Proceeds of Crime Act, 2007 (Act 4 of 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-02 | JAM-2007-L-76123

    Part I - The Assets Recovery Agency
    Part II - Forfeiture Orders and Pecuniary Penalty Orders
    Part III - Restraint Orders
    Part IV - Civil Recovery of the Proceeds etc. of Unlawful Conduct
    Part V - Money Laundering
    Part VI - Investigations
    Part VII - General

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

    Criminal Justice (Plea Negotiations and Agreements) Act, 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-02-15 | JAM-2005-L-70861

    Introduces a regulated system of plea bargaining to facilitate efficient administration of criminal matters.

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

    Mutual Assistant (Criminal Matters) Act (Act No. 5 of 1995). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-07-14 | JAM-1995-L-90328

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Requests by Jamaica
    Part III - Requests by Foreign States
    Part IV - General

    Provides that the Evidence by Commission Act, 1859 (of the United Kingdom) and the Foreign Tribunals Act, 1856 (of the United Kingdom) shall cease to have effect in Jamaica after the 14th day of July, 1995.

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

    Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act (Act No. 18 of 1988). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1988-09-30 | JAM-1988-L-73482

    Part I - Spent convictions
    Part II - Expungement of spent convictions
    Part III - Miscellaneous

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

    Criminal Justice (Reform) Act (Act 7 of 1978). - Laws of Jamaica

    Adoption: 1978-11-01 | JAM-1978-L-31829

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

    Criminal Justice (Administration) Act (Cap. 83). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1960 | JAM-1960-L-73480

    Part I - Criminal procedure
    Part II - Habitual crimes
    Part IIA - Supervision of restricted persons
    Part III - As to reserving questions of law for the consideration of the Court of Appeal
    Part IV - Matters concerning writ of habeas corpus and order of certiorari.

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

    Crime (Prevention of) Act (Cap. 305). - Act on-line (as amended to 1972)

    Adoption: 1942-07-29 | JAM-1942-L-73479

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

    The Treason Felony Act. - The Treason Felony Act (as amended)

    Adoption: 1869-03-06 | JAM-1869-L-31834

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

    Offences Against the Person Act (Cap. 269). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1864 | JAM-1864-L-73502

    Sets out offences against the person including homicide, assualt, rape, protection of women and girls, suppression of brothels, child stealing, bigamy, abortions, infanticide, unnatural offences. It also provides that every person convicted of capital murder is to be sentenced to death except in the case of pregnant women (section 3).


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