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  1. Saint Lucia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Child Justice Act, 2018 (No. 9 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-12-11 | LCA-2018-L-108393

    The Act establishes the judicial procedure for the treatment of children and youth within the court and penal system. Sets out to protect the rights of the child. Repeals the Children and Young Persons Act (Cap. 3.01).

  2. Saint Lucia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Counter-Trafficking Act, 2010 (No. 7 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-01-25 | LCA-2010-L-107614

    AN ACT to give effect to and to implement the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, and to provide for related matters.

    The object of this Act is to prescribe measures to prevent and combat trafficking in persons with particular regard to victims who are women and children, by
    (a) protecting and assisting victims of trafficking, having due regard to their human rights;
    (b) facilitating the efficient investigation of cases of trafficking in persons;
    (c) facilitating the just and effective punishment of individuals and organizations involved in trafficking in persons;
    (d) promoting cooperation between Saint Lucia and other States in order to prevent and suppress trafficking in persons and to punish offenders.

  3. Saint Lucia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    The Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2006 (No. 38 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-11-09 | LCA-2006-L-75329

    Amends sections 360, 361 and 593.

  4. Saint Lucia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Correctional Services Code of Conduct Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 159).

    Adoption: 2005-11-07 | Date of entry into force: 2005-11-21 | LCA-2005-R-72733

    Sets out the Code of Conduct to govern correctional officers including impartiality, personal gains and benefits, treatment of persons, conflict of interest, confidentiality and prohibition on certain conduct.

  5. Saint Lucia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (No. 9 of 2004). - Bill on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LCA-2004-L-88074

    A Code to provide for criminal offences and procedure and for matters incidental thereto.

  6. Saint Lucia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Correctional Services Act (No. 24 of 2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-09-08 | Date of entry into force: 2003-11-03 | LCA-2003-L-66198

    Provides for establishment and management of correctional facilities. Divided into 8 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-5) provides for constitution of correctional facilities, lock-ups and legalised police cells. Part 3 (s. 6-8) regulates appointment, administration, powers and duties of correctional officers. Part 4 (s. 9-15) deals with powers and duties of correctional officers. Part 5 (s.16-28) regulates custody and removal of persons detained. Part 6 (s. 29) provides for juvenile delinquency. Part 7 (s. 30-38) makes provision for discipline and control of inmates. Section 30 sets forth duty of inmates to carry out duties and tasks assigned to them. Part 8 (s. 39-49) contains miscellaneous provisions.

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