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Name: Public Order Act (No. 46 of 1965)
Country: Sierra Leone
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1965-12-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Sierra Leone Gazette Supplement, Acts, 1965-12-31, No. 111, pp. 1-20
ISN: SLE-1965-L-28567
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=28567&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Sierra Leone Gazette Supplement, Acts, 1965-12-31, No. 111, pp. 1-20
Act Online Act Online Sierra Leone Web, 14 p. (consulted on 2008-12-26)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to public order. Sets forth penalties for persons breaching the public order, and includes such offences as public insult, intimidation, throwing of missiles, idle and disorderly persons, rogues and vagabonds, drunkeness, beating drums, riotous conduct, street noises and trespass. Prohibits carrying of offensive weapons, regulates processions and public meetings. Sets forth provisions regarding defamation and seditious libel, and public emergencies. Repeals various prior legislation.

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