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  1. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Banana Industry Act, 2009 (No. 3 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-05-15 | VCT-2009-L-87934

    This Act sets out measures for the management, control and improvement of the banana industry in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
    The Minister of Agriculture shall be responsible for the general administration of this Act. Within the Ministry of Agriculture a Banana Division shall be established. The Minister shall cause a Register of Banana Farmers to be established and maintained. The Act sets out the criteria and procedures for registration. Authorized officers may enter banana plantation for inspection. The Act further establishes the Banana Industry Fund and a Consultative Committee on the Banana Industry, provides for the licensing of exportation of bananas and grants regulation-making powers to the Minister.

  2. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Regulation (Agricultural Workers) Order, 2008 (No. 30 of 2008).

    Adoption: 2008-06-04 | VCT-2008-R-80801

    Sets out the minimum wage to be paid to agricultural workers and specifies the hours of work, overtime, vacation leave, sick leave and maternity leave in the Schedule to the Order. Also provides that the employer is to provide protective gears for agricultural workers who work in hazardous conditions at no cost to the worker. Repeals the Wages Regulation (Agricultural Workers) Order, 2003 (No. 12 of 2003).

  3. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Regulations (Agricultural Workers) Order 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1989-03-31 | VCT-1989-R-42871

    Sets forth the minimum wage for agricultural workers. Also stipulates that workers doing piece or task work must not be paid less than the minimum remuneration fixed in this order. In addition sets out regulations regarding holidays, overtime and paid sick leave.

  4. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Small Tenancies Act, 1957 (Cap. 29). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1957-04-15 | VCT-1957-L-87938

    This Act makes provision with respect to contracts relative to agricultural small tenancies. Section 8 concerns the termination of a contract of tenancy in the case of serious offence by the tenant against his or her duty to keep the land in good order. A tenant may assign, with the consent of the landlord, assign his interest in a registered land at any time to a person or persons (sect. 10). Sub-letting is prohibited. Rights of the landlord are set out in section 16. Part II deals with compensations for improvement. Various other provisions concern the relationship between the landlord and tenant and settlement of disputes.

  5. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agriculture (Amendment) Ordinance, 1956 (No. 21 of 1956). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1956-05-29 | VCT-1956-L-87942

    Amendments are made to the principal Ordinance so as to include cultivation of all cultivable land as duty of owners and occupiers of land and to provide anew in respect of the Agricultural Area Committees. The Committees are now composed of members of a panel not exceeding twenty four members.

  6. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Council (Sugar Industry) Order (S.R.O. 18 of 1956).

    Adoption: 1956-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 1956-04-17 | VCT-1956-R-59012

    Makes provision for the establishment of a Sugar Industry Wage Council.

  7. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agriculture Ordinance, 1951 (No. 23 of 1951). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1951-06-21 | VCT-1951-L-87943

    The provisions of this Ordinance shall have effect for the purpose of securing that owners and occupiers of agricultural land fulfil their responsibilities to the community to manage and farm the land so as to prevent erosion and ruination of the soil. Section 4 describes the condition in which the owner or occupier shall be deemed to have fulfilled the duty aforementioned. Supervision of owners or occupiers may be imposed by the Superintendent of Agriculture, who may make an order for this purpose (sect. 5). Duties and powers of the Superintendent in this respect are outlined in section 6. The Superintendent shall by notice in writing served on the person to whom the order relates give directions as to the management and farming of the land affected. The governor-general shall divide Saint Vincent in agricultural areas and appoint for each area an Agricultural Area Committee. The Committee shall have powers as appeal board as outlined in section 12.


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