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Country: Liberia - Month updated: August 2022

  1. Liberia - - Law, Act

    The Kamara Abdullah Kamara Act of Press Freedom - Executive Mansion

    Adoption: 2019-02-21 | Date of entry into force: 2019-02-26 | LBR-2019-L-113237

    Act to Amend the Liberian Codes Revised, Penal Code of 1978 of the Republic of Liberia, Chapter 11, by Repealing Sections 11.11, 11.12 and 11.14, to be Known as the Kamara Abdullah Kamara Act of Press Freedom. This Act repeals the following sections of the Penal Code of 1978 in their entirety:
    (a) Section 11.11: Criminal Libel against President
    (b) Section 11.12: Sedition
    (c) Section 11.14: Criminal Malevolence

  2. Liberia - - Law, Act

    The Liberian Maritime Law (Title 21 of Liberian Code of Laws of 1956) - Executive Mansion

    Adoption: 2018-04-23 | Date of entry into force: 2018-04-23 | LBR-2018-L-113236

    This law provides comprehensive legislation for the operation of ships registered in Liberia, with the most recent amendments introduced in 2018.

    This law is structured as follows:
    Chapter 1: General Policy
    Chapter 2: Documentation and Identification of Vessels
    Chapter 3: Preferred Ship Mortgages and Maritime Liens on Liberian Vessels
    Chapter 4: Carriage by Sea
    Chapter 5: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
    Chapter 6: Radio
    Chapter 7: Vessel Inspection
    Chapter 8: Rules of Navigation
    Chapter 9: Wrecks and Salvage: Investigation
    Chapter 10: Merchant Seamen

  3. Liberia - - Law, Act

    Executive Law - Title 13 - Liberian Code of Laws Revised -

    Adoption: 2017-12-27 | LBR-2017-L-113239

    Title 13 of the Liberian Code of Laws of 1956, known as the Executive Law, as amended through the Fourth Regular Session of the Forty-Fifth Legislature, is hereby repealed, and there isenacted in lieu thereof a new Executive Law, to be Title
    13 of the Revised Code of Laws of therepublic of Liberia.
    This is an Act adopting a new executive law, repealing the present executive law and public welfare law, and amending or repealing other Acts in relation thereto.

    The Act has been structured as follows:
    PART I: The Chief Executive
    PART II: Executive Branch Generally
    PART IV: Autonomous Agencies
    PART V: Operation of Executive Branch

  4. Liberia - - Law, Act

    Act on Standing Orders for the Civil Service -

    Adoption: 2012-12-28 | LBR-2012-L-113238

    The objective of this Act is to ensure that all Civil Servants have the fullest possible understanding of the regulations which apply throughout all agencies of Government.

    This Act has been structured as follows:

    Chapter 1: Introduction
    Chapter 2: Use of the Manual
    Chapter 3: Appointments
    Chapter 4: Discipline
    Chapter 5: Attendance, Salaries and Increments
    Chapter 6: Grievance procedure
    Chapter 7: Leave
    Chapter 8: Employee Performance Appraisal
    Chapter 9: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

  5. Liberia - - Law, Act

    An Act to Repeal the National Defense Law of 1956, the Coast Guard Act of 1959 and the Liberian Navy Act of 1986 and to Establish the New National Defense Act of 2008 - VERTIC

    Adoption: 2008-08-21 | Date of entry into force: 2008-09-03 | LBR-2008-L-113240

    The purpose of this new legislative instrument is to provides a new national defence Act

    This Act is structured as follows:
    Chapter 1: Enactment
    Chapter 2: The Armed Forces of Liberia
    Chapter 3: Organization and Command of the AFL
    Chapter 4: Coast Guard of Liberia
    Chapter 5: The Liberian Air Wing
    Chapter 6: National Military Response Centre
    Chapter 7: Members of the Armed Forces of Liberia
    Chapter 8: Code of Conduct for AFL Personnel
    Chapter 9: AFL Property and Equipment
    Chapter 10: Compensation and Perquisites
    Chapter 11: Entry into Force

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