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  1. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Proclamation (SRO 19 of 1986).

    Adoption: 1986-12-12 | VCT-1986-M-3531

    Sets 17 Dec. 1986 as the date for the entry into force of Part I and ss. 25, 46, 47, and 48 of Part II of the National Insurance Act (No. 33 of 1986).

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

    National Insurance (Contributions) Regulations, 1986 (SRO 21 of 1986). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1986-12-10 | VCT-1986-R-3534

    Set rates and methods of payment of contributions under the National Insurance Act (No. 33 of 1986). Provide for employer-maintained records, inspection thereof, and penalties.

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

    National Insurance (Registration) Regulations, 1986 (SRO 22 of 1986). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1986-12-10 | VCT-1986-R-3607

    Govern registration of employers, issuing of registration and deduction cards, obligations of employed persons and penalties under the National Insurance Act (No. 33 of 1986).

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

    National Insurance Act (Cap. 229). - Legislation

    Adoption: 1986 | VCT-1986-L-54275

    As amended to 1991.

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

    Pensions (Amendment) Act 1983.

    Adoption: 1983-08-02 | VCT-1983-L-238

    An Act to amend the Pensions Act, 1948 (No. 16 of 1948) and to provide for matters connected thereto and related therewith. Amends ss. 6, 8 and 10 (compulsory retirement, liability of pensioner to be called upon to take up further employment).

  6. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Teachers' Pensions (Amendment) Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-07-12 | VCT-1982-L-10441

    An Act to amend the Teacher's Pensions Act 1960. No. 24. Replaces s. 6A. (Special orders on previous service). Repeals the Teachers' Pensions (Amendment) Act 1981.

  7. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Regulations (Industrial Workers) Order No. 11.

    Adoption: 1982-03-30 | VCT-1982-R-10439

  8. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Regulations (Domestic Workers) Order. No. 13.

    Adoption: 1982-03-30 | VCT-1982-R-10440

  9. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Councils (Agricultural Workers, Domestic Workers, Industrial Workers and Shop Assistants) Order (S.R.O. 24 of 1981).

    Adoption: 1981-07-08 | Date of entry into force: 1981-07-08 | VCT-1981-R-59006

    Provides for the establishment of Wages Councils for workers in the industrial sector, and for Wages Councils for shop assistants and domestic workers.

  10. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - International agreement

    Treaty establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. No. 15. Done at Bassetterre.

    Adoption: 1981-06-18 | INT-1981-IA-5071

  11. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Status of Children Act (Cap. 243). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-07-01 | VCT-1980-L-96178

  12. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Constitution

    Saint Vincent Constitution Order 1979 (S.I. No. 916 of 1979). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1979-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1979-10-27 | VCT-1979-C-43393

    Provides the Constitution of Saint Vincent. Chapter I sets forth fundamental rights and freedoms, including right to life, personal liberty, freedom of expression, conscience and assembly, and freedom from forced labour and inhuman treatment. Art. 14 prohibits the derogation from provisions relating to the right to personal liberty as well as freedom from racial discrimination under emergency powers. Chapter II sets forth the powers and duties of the Governor-General; Chapter III realtes to the Parliament and the election of Representatives and Senators. Chapter IV relates to the executive and ministers of government. Chapter VI governs the public service, including procedures for appointment and dismissal of public servants. Citizenship is regulated in Chapter VII. Chapter VIII establishes a high court with jurisdiction over constitutional matters.

  13. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Saint Vincent Modification of Enactments Order 1979 (S.I. No. 917 of 1979).

    Adoption: 1979-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1979-10-27 | VCT-1979-R-43394

    Regulates citizenship of Saint Vincent and UK nationals.

  14. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Saint Vincent Termination of Association Order 1979 (S.I. No. 918 of 1979).

    Adoption: 1979-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1979-10-27 | VCT-1979-R-43395

    Terminates the association of Saint Vincent with the United Kingdom.

  15. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Act 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-05-24 | VCT-1973-L-16248

    An Act to control more efficiently the employment of foreign nationals and Commonwealth citizens in the State of Saint Vincent. No. 8.

  16. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Provident Fund Regulations 1971. S.R.O. No. 41.

    Adoption: 1971-09-30 | VCT-1971-R-17022

  17. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    National Provident Fund Act 1970.

    Adoption: 1970-01-30 | VCT-1970-L-17655

    An Act to establish a National Provident Fund and for purposes connected therewith. No. 1.

  18. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amends para. 4 of the Shops (Hours of Opening and Employment) Order 1963.

    Adoption: 1970-01-15 | VCT-1970-R-17654

    Shops (Hours of Opening and Employment) (Amendment) Order 1970.

  19. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Regulation (Port Workers) Order (S.R.O 27 of 1957).

    Adoption: 1957-07-17 | Date of entry into force: 1957-07-17 | VCT-1957-R-59010

    Makes provision for minimum wage, working time, and overtime of port workers. Also provides for minimum wage for piece work and dangerous and difficult cargo.

  20. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - 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.

  21. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Council (Port Workers) Order (S.R.O. 15 of 1957).

    Adoption: 1957-02-26 | Date of entry into force: 1957-02-26 | VCT-1957-R-59014

    Makes provision for the establishment of the Port Workers Wages Council.

  22. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - 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.

  23. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - 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.

  24. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Factories Act, 1955 (Cap. 335).

    Adoption: 1955 | Date of entry into force: 1957-03-15 | VCT-1955-L-99765

  25. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Council (Wages Regulation) (Workers Notification) Regulations (S.R.O. 55 of 1953).

    Adoption: 1953-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 1953-12-29 | VCT-1953-R-59013

    Obligates employers of those workers who are subject to any wages regulation proposals or wages regultion orders to keep a copy of the relevant proposal or order posted. Makes the same provision for holiday-related proposals or regulations.

  26. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wage Councils (Wages Regulations Proposals) (Notices) Order (S.R.O 48 of 1953).

    Adoption: 1953-10-10 | Date of entry into force: 1953-10-10 | VCT-1953-R-59004

    Provides for publication of notices under Section 10(4) of the Wages Council Act.

  27. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wage Councils (Meetings and Procedure) Order (S.R.O 47 of 1953).

    Adoption: 1953-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 1953-10-03 | VCT-1953-R-59003

    Regulates meetings and procedures of Wage Councils. Provides for required representation at meetings, voting procedures, and notice of meetings.

  28. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Wages Councils Act (Act No. 1 of 1953). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1953-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 1953-02-18 | VCT-1953-L-59002

    Comprehensive legislation on Wage Councils. Part 1 provides for establishment of Wage Councils, references to commissions of inquiry, and making and revocation of wage council orders. Part II deals with the following: power to fix remuneration and holidays, effect and enforcement of wages regulation orders, permits to infirm and incapacitated persons, computation of remuneration, employers not to receive premiums, records and notices, criminal liability of agents and superior employers and special defences open to employers, officers, and some related matters.

  29. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Union Rules, 1952 (S.R.O No. 95 of 1952). - Rules on-line

    Adoption: 1952-11-11 | VCT-1952-R-64983

    Deals with various aspects of trade unions, including form of register, name of trade union, application, registration and notice of dissolution.

  30. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - 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.

  31. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Trade Union Act, 1950 (Act No. 3 of 1950) Chapter 154. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1950-05-09 | VCT-1950-L-64982

    Comprehensive legislation on establishment, internal procedures and activities of trade unions. Regulates membership of trade unions, voting within trade unions, registration of trade unions, prohibited activities of trade unions, use of funds of trade unions, as well as some related matters.

  32. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Act (Act No. 14 of 1940) Chapter 153 - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1940 | Date of entry into force: 1941-10-01 | VCT-1940-L-80808

    1. Short title.
    2. Interpretation and application.
    3. Trade dispute maybe reported to the Governor-General.
    4. Reference to arbitration tribunal.
    5. Conciliation before reference.
    6. Vacancies on tribunal.
    7. Award not to conflict with any law.
    8. Publication of award.
    9. Interpretation of award.
    10. Inquiry into trade dispute and appointment of board of inquiry.
    11. Reports of board.
    12. Evidence.
    13. Legal representation.
    14. Sittings may be public or private
    15. Rules of procedure.
    16. Expenses.

  33. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - Law, Act

    Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act (Chapter 148).

    Adoption: 1935 | VCT-1935-L-54274

    Defines "child" as a person under 14 years of age. Prohibits the employment of children in industrial undertakings and ships. S. 3 prohibits night work for children and women. Consolidated to 1990.

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