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  1. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2002 (No. 2 of 2002).

    Adopción: 2002-02-19 | MUS-2002-L-61132

    Comprehensive legislation on prevention of terrorism. Part II defines acts of terrorism and related offences, such as support for terrorists, harbouring of terrorists, obstruction of terrorist investigations etc. Part III provides for seizure and detention of terrorist cash and terrorist property; Part IV for mutual assistance and extradition. Part V regulates investigation into terrorist activities; Part VI deals with prosecution. Part VII contains miscellaneous provisions.

  2. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    National Economic and Social Council Act, 2001 (No. 29 of 2001). - Act on-line

    Adopción: 2001-12-21 | MUS-2001-L-61133

    Provides for establishment and management of the National Economic and Social Council. Main function of Council is to undertake studies on socio-economic issues of national importance, and to build consensus through a permanent and sustained social dialogue for a greater participation of civil society in the democratic process.

  3. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Freeport Activities Act, 2001 (No. 17 of 2001).

    Adopción: 2001-08-02 | MUS-2001-L-60205

    Amends and consolidates the law relating to freeport to provide for a new legal framework for freeport activities. Part II deals with duties and powers of Mauritius Freeport Authority, Part III with freeport zones and freeport activities, Part IV with licensing of persons in freeport zone, Part V with control of freeport zones, and Part VI with offences.

  4. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Companies Act, 2001 (No. 15 of 2001).

    Adopción: 2001-06-06 | MUS-2001-L-60204

    Comprehensive legislation on companies. Part II deals with activities of registrar; Part III with incorporation; Part IV with capacity, powers and validity of acts; Part V with company names; Part VI with company constitution; Part VII with shares; Part VIII with title transfers, share register and certificates; Part IX with shareholders' rights and obligations; Part X with debentures and registration of changes; Part XI with directors' powers and duties; Part XII with enforcement, Part XIII with administration of companies, Part XIV with accounting, records and audit; Part XV with investigations, Part XVI with amalgamations; Part XVII with compromises with creditors; Part XVIII with approval of arrangements, amalgamations and compromises by court; Part XIX with alteration of nature of companies; Part XX with companies limited by guarantee; Part XXI with private companies; Part XXII with foreign companies; Part XXIII with limited life companies; Part XXIV with dormant companies; Part XXXV with transfer of registration, Part XXVI with removal from register of companies; Part XXVII with service of documents; and Part XXVIII with offences and penalties. Parts XXIX and XXX contain provisions relating to companies holding global business licenses. Repeals Companies Act 1984 and International Companies Act 1994.

  5. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Divorce and Judicial Separation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 2 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adopción: 2001-03-22 | MUS-2001-L-88153

    1. Short title
    2. Code Civil Mauricien amended
    3. Divorce and Judicial Separation Act amended
    4. Divorce and Judicial Separation Regulations 1981 amended
    5. Transitional provisions
    6. Commencement

  6. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 2) Act, 2000 (No. 40 of 2000).

    Adopción: 2000-12-18 | MUS-2000-L-60998

    Amends Sections 5 and 10 of Constitution. Makes provision for detention by police of person arrested upon reasonable suspicion of having committed drug dealing offence. Period of detention shall not exceed 36 hours from arrest.

  7. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 2000 (No. 31 of 2000).

    Adopción: 2000-08-22 | MUS-2000-L-60997

    Amends Sections 73A, 89, 93, 101, 102A 108 of Constitution of Mauritius. Provides for establishment of Economic Crime Office, and regulates powers of Director of the Office.

  8. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Public Security Act (Act No. 1 of 2000).

    Adopción: 1999-12-31 | MUS-1999-L-56220

    Provides for the creation of new offences relating to terrorism, riot, violent disorder, incitement to racial contempt, possession of firearms and interference with witnesses, and empowers the Court to exclude hooligans from football matches and the police to enforce these measures.

  9. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Protection of Human Rights Act 1998 (No. 19 of 1998). - Act on-line

    Adopción: 1998-12-18 | MUS-1998-L-69100

    Establishes National Human Rights Commission, and defines its functions and powers. Also provides for enhanced protection of human rights, for better investigation of complaints against members of police force as well as for some related matters.

  10. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (No. 13 of 1998).

    Adopción: 1998-08-18 | MUS-1998-L-51522

    Adds new provisions to the Criminal Code which penalize sexual harassment, family abandonment, trafficking in children, and failure to pay alimony. Amends provisions relating to prostitution and sexual assault on children or mentally impaired persons.

  11. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act (No. 5 of 1997).

    Adopción: 1997-05-20 | MUS-1997-C-47632

    Amendments regarding the Disciplined Forces Service Commission and Public Service Commission.

  12. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Presidential Commission Act 1997 (No. 2 of 1997).

    Adopción: 1997-04-22 | MUS-1997-L-47633

    Establishes a Presidential Commission with the function of reviewing the justice system. The Commission shall report on the jursidiction of Courts and Tribunals, employment conditions of judicial officers, training of legal professionals, and the provision of legal aid.

  13. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 3) Act 1996 (No. 4 of 1996).

    Adopción: 1996-02-28 | MUS-1996-C-44247

    No law shall amend provisions of the Constitution relating to retiring allowances of members of the National Assembly.

  14. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1996 (No. 1 of 1996).

    Adopción: 1996-01-16 | MUS-1996-C-44249

    Amends articles relating to the election of a Speaker in the National Assembly.

  15. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Abolition of Death Penalty Act 1995 (No. 31 of 1995).

    Adopción: 1995-11-14 | Fecha de entrada en vigor: 1995-12-14 | MUS-1995-L-44248

    Abolishes death penalty and imposes life imprisonment on those sentenced to death, including persons convicted of sedition.

  16. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1995 (No. 23 of 1995).

    Adopción: 1995-08-23 | MUS-1995-C-43298

    Replaces certain phrases with gender-neutral language.

  17. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Mauritius Citizenship (Amendment) Act 1995 (No. 24 of 1995).

    Adopción: 1995-08-23 | Fecha de entrada en vigor: 1995-10-01 | MUS-1995-L-43299

    Amends the Mauritius Citizenship Act. Inter alia, amends s. 7(2), stipulating that non-citizens who marry citizens of Mauritius may become citizens if they have lived with their spouse under the same conjugal roof for 4 years. Also allows certain persons who lost their Mauritian citizenship because they were also nationals of another country to regain Mauritian citizenship.

  18. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1994 (No. 26 of 1994)

    Adopción: 1994-07-26 | MUS-1994-C-38390

    Inserts a new subsection 3 in section 5 prohibiting bail for persons who have already been convicted of a drug offence, or who have already been arrested or detained for such an offence and released on bail.

  19. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Rules of the Supreme Court 1903 (Amendment) Rules 1994 (G.N. No. 95 of 1994)

    Adopción: 1994-04-21 | Fecha de entrada en vigor: 1994-07-01 | MUS-1994-R-37731

    Amendments to rules regarding statements of claim and defence, rule nisi and particulars, and procedures applicable upon the death of a party. Made under the Courts Act.

  20. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Judicial and Legal Provisions Act 1993 (No. 20 of 1993)

    Adopción: 1993-06-22 | MUS-1993-L-35206

    Provides for rules in respect of jurisdiction of District Magistrates.

  21. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Industrial Expansion Act 1993 (No. 11 of 1993). - Industrial Expansion Act (Extract)

    Adopción: 1993-04-28 | MUS-1993-L-45339

    Consolidates existing legislation relating to development of the industrial sector, transfer of technology, upgrading of small and medium enterprises, and integration of non-Export Processing Zone subsectors into the Export Processing Zone sector. Section 20 contains labour provisions relating to wage, overtime, maternity leave, hours of work and severance pay for persons employed in export processing zones.

  22. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Courts (Amendment) Act 1993 (No. 6 of 1993)

    Adopción: 1993-04-06 | MUS-1993-L-33797

    Amends section 119 by deleting "3" and replacing it by "2".

  23. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1992 (No. 16 of 1992)

    Adopción: 1992-06-23 | MUS-1992-C-31783

    A new section 36A is added to the Constitution concerning the validity of previous elections.

  24. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 3) Act 1991 (Act No. 48 of 1991)

    Adopción: 1991-12-10 | Fecha de entrada en vigor: 1992-03-12 | MUS-1991-L-28873

    The Constitution is amended to provide for the offices of President and Vice-President, their election and removal, privileges and immunities, and for changes relating to the establishment of these offices.

  25. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 2) Act 1991 (Act No. 38 of 1991)

    Adopción: 1991-11-08 | MUS-1991-L-28872

    Section 113 of the Constitution is amended, by deleting the words "not being less than 4 years" and replacing them by the words "not exceeding 4 years".

  26. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Export Processing Zones Development Authority Act 1990 [as amended to 1993].

    Adopción: 1990-12-18 | MUS-1990-L-52695

    Provides for the establishment of the Export Processing Zones Development Authority which shall carry out research on and make recommendations regarding the development of export processing zones. Sets forth composition of the Board and administrative matters.

  27. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 1990 (Act No. 19 of 1990)

    Adopción: 1990-07-17 | MUS-1990-C-26536

    Amends Section 89 of the Constitution in matters relating to the powers and discretion of the Public Service Commission.

  28. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    The Public Health (Amendment) Act, 1990. No. 5.

    Adopción: 1990-04-20 | MUS-1990-L-20828

    Regulates the discharge of effluents and wastes from hotels.

  29. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Export Services Zones Regulations 1989. G.N. No. 70.

    Adopción: 1989-05-03 | MUS-1989-R-8620

    These Regulations define the services to be deemed export services.

  30. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Export Service Zones (Amendment) Act 1989. No. 2

    Adopción: 1989-04-14 | MUS-1989-L-8636

    Amends the Export Service Zones Act by replacing the definition of "export service" to mean such service as may be prescribed. Also amended is s.5, to read "The Minister may, by regulations, declare any service to be an export service."

  31. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Small Scale Industries Regulations 1989. G.N. No. 57.

    Adopción: 1989-04-12 | MUS-1989-R-8619

    These Regulations oblige the owner of a small scale industry to be registered, and inter alia, to keep a register of all production equipment imported, acquired or disposed of.

  32. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Export Processing Zone (Collection of Contributions) Regulations 1989. G.N. No. 53.

    Adopción: 1989-03-31 | MUS-1989-R-8583

    Section 3 of these Regulations (made under the Export Processing Zone Welfare Fund Act 1987) provides that "The workers' contributions shall be deducted from the workers' earnings and paid to the Fund by every export enterprise." Penalties for the making of false statements in connection with monthly statements are provided for in s.7. Forms attached.

  33. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Development Incentives (Agriculture) (Repeal) Regulations 1989. G.N. No. 15.

    Adopción: 1989-01-10 | MUS-1989-R-8040

    Repeals the Development Incentives (Agriculture) Regulations 1981.

  34. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    State Trading Corporation (Amendment) Act 1988. No. 29.

    Adopción: 1988-11-18 | MUS-1988-L-8393

    An Act to amend the State Trading Corporation 1982 in relation to membership of the Board, appointment of officers, and powers of the Minister.

  35. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Small Scale Industries Act 1988. No. 17.

    Adopción: 1988-07-07 | MUS-1988-L-6983

    Provides for the establishment of the Small Scale Industries Advisory Board, which is to help promote and develop such industries.

  36. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Export Processing Zone Labour Welfare Fund Act 1987 (No. 5 of 1987).

    Adopción: 1987 | MUS-1987-L-45322

    Establishes an Export Processing Zone Labour Welfare Fund.

  37. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    The Copyright Act 1986. No. 8.

    Adopción: 1986-04-14 | MUS-1986-L-2412

    Repeals by s. 34 various Mauritian Copyright Orders and the United Kingdom Designs Act.

  38. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    National Handicraft Centre Act 1985.

    Adopción: 1985-03-26 | MUS-1985-L-1646

    An Act to provide for the establishment and incorporation of the National Handicraft Centre. No. 14 of 1985. The Centre is set up to promote handicrafts at the national, regional and international levels, to promote the training and provide support services for the development of Mauritian artisans and craftsmen.

  39. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Civil Status Act, 1981. - Legislation on-line

    Adopción: 1981 | Fecha de entrada en vigor: 1982-01-01 | MUS-1981-L-92100

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - General Provisions
    Part III - Registration of Birth
    Part IV - Marriage
    Part V - Death
    Part VI - Amendment of Entries
    Part VII - Change of Name
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

  40. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Export Processing Zones Act (RL2/693).

    Adopción: 1970 | MUS-1970-L-45323

    Governs recognition of areas as export porcessing zones. No overtime shall be paid for work which does not exceed 45 hours a week. A female employee who has had three confinements, if pregnant, shall be entitled to maternity leave without pay. Part IV of the Labour Act does not apply to employees in EPZs except in the case of unfair dismissal.

  41. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Trade and Business Enterprises Mergers Act (RL 5/459).

    Adopción: 1970 | MUS-1970-L-45328

    Stipulates that if two or more enterprises intend to merge and as a consequence an employee of one of the companies might lose his employment, the enterprises must seek permission from the responsible Minister.

  42. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Mauritius Citizenship Act 1968 (RL 3/585) - Act on-line (Consolidated to 1995)

    Adopción: 1968-12-14 | MUS-1968-L-70822

    Regulates the acquisition and loss of citizenship.

  43. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Constitución

    Constitution of Mauritius, 1968 (as amended to 1994). - Constitution on-line

    Adopción: 1968-03-12 | MUS-1968-C-44027

    Chapter II sets forth fundamental rights and freedoms, including the right to life (except in cases of death penalty), liberty, thought and expression; these rights shall be enjoyed equally without regard to race, origin, creed or sex. Sections 6 and 7 provide protection from forced labour, slavery and inhuman treatment. Emergency powers are provided in s. 18. Chapter III relates to citizenship. Chapters IV-X cover branches of the government, including the post of the Governor-General, the Parliament, the Executive, the Judiciary, and the post of the Ombudsman. Also contains the texts of 11 subsequent amendments to the Constitution. Act. No. 14 of 1983 amends s. 8, relating to the right to private property. Act No. 48 of 1991 creates the Republic of Mauritius, and adds a new Chapter IV to the Constitution, replacing the post of Governor-General with a President and Vice-President. Act No. 26 of 1994 amends s. 5, allowing deprivement of personal liberty in certain cases of drug offenses. Includes amendments through Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1997 (No. 5).

  44. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Mauritius Independence Order 1968.

    Adopción: 1968-03-04 | MUS-1968-R-18371

  45. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Reglamento, Decreto, Orden, Ordenanza

    Prisons Ordinance (Title XXIII, Chapter 313) [of 1888 as amended to 1945].

    Adopción: 1945 | Fecha de entrada en vigor: 1888-01-01 | MUS-1945-R-47687

    Comprehensive legislation covering prisons. Provides that prisoners may be sentenced to hard labour and outdoor labour, and that they shall be entitled to a specified amount of the proceeds from their work.

  46. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Juvenile Offenders Act, 1935 (Cap. 186). - Legislation on-line

    Adopción: 1935-04-06 | MUS-1935-L-88164

    Provides for the treatment of young offenders within the penal system.

  47. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Criminal Code (Cap. 195). - Code on-line

    Adopción: 1838-12-29 | MUS-1838-L-85779

    Sets out the criminal offences in Mauritius as well as the penalties for violation of these offences.

  48. Mauricio - Disposiciones generales - Ley

    Code Civil Mauricien (Act 105/1805). - Legislation on-line

    Adopción: 1805 | MUS-1805-L-88152

    The French Civil Code was extended to Mauritius under the title Code Napoléon by decree of Decaen, Capitaine-General, on 21 April 1808. This Code was modified and embodied in Chapter 179 of the Revised Laws of Mauritius 1945, edited by Sir Charlton Lane, former Chief Justice of Mauritius. The 1808 decree was repealed by Act 9 of 1983 but the Revision of Laws Act which was enacted in 1974 made provision, in section 7, for the publication of the Code under the title "Code Civil Mauricien". This Act gives effect to the will of the legislature.

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