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  1. Saint Lucia - - 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 - - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act 2018 (No. 10 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-12-11 | LCA-2018-L-108394

  3. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Free Zone (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 11 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-12-11 | LCA-2018-L-108395

  4. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Shipping (Amendment) Act (Act No. 14 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016 | LCA-2016-L-102707

  5. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Agriculture and Fisheries Incentives Act, 2014 (Act No. 13 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-12 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-22 | LCA-2014-L-99620

  6. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Non Governmental Organisations (Amendment) Act, 2013 - List of legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | LCA-2013-L-96180

  7. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Labour Code (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 6 of 2011).

    Adoption: 2011-05-03 | LCA-2011-L-90256

    Changes the title of the Act by replacing "Code" with "Act" and also amends all other sections where "Code" is mentioned and replaces this with "Act". Also amends the following sections: 2, 18, 23, 30, 31, 59, 90, 95, 95A, 100, 106, 122, 134, 135, 140, 150, 165, 247, 263, 267, 285, 287, 289, 304, 358, 363, 367, 380, 402, 407. Following the adoption of these amendments by the parliament, the Government published the date for the entry into force of the 2006 Labour Act.

  8. Saint Lucia - - 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.

  9. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the St Lucia Police Welfare Association for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-10 | LCA-2009-CA-88081

    Regulates hours of work, leave, safety and health, wages, recruitment, grievance procedures etc.

  10. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia Teachers Union for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-09-04 | LCA-2009-CA-88079

    Regulates hours of work, leave, safety and health, wages, recruitment, grievance procedures etc.

  11. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-31 | LCA-2009-CA-88076

    Regulates hours of work, leave, safety and health, wages, recruitment, grievance procedures etc.

  12. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia Fire Service Association for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-28 | LCA-2009-CA-88077

    Regulates hours of work, leave, safety and health, wages, recruitment, grievance procedures etc.

  13. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia Nurses Association for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-28 | LCA-2009-CA-88078

    Regulates hours of work, leave, safety and health, wages, recruitment, grievance procedures etc.

  14. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the Vieux-Fort General and Dock Workers Union for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-28 | LCA-2009-CA-88080

    Regulates hours of work, leave, safety and health, wages, recruitment, grievance procedures etc.

  15. Saint Lucia - - Collective agreement

    Collective Agreement Between the Government of Saint Lucia and the National Workers Union for the Period 01 April 2007 to 31 March 2010. - Agreements on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-26 | LCA-2009-CA-88075

    Article 1
    1.1 The spirit and intention of this Agreement is to maintain and further the good relationship between the Employer and his Employees as represented by the National Workers' Union and to provide a procedure for the avoidance and settlement of disputes.
    1.2 This Agreement is intended to promote the economic and efficient operation of the works of the Employer, avoid industrial disturbances, achieve the highest level of employee performance consistent with safety, good health and sustained effort and to those ends, the Employer provides the rates of pay, hours of work and conditions of employment for the employees mentioned in the above bargaining unit.
    1.3 In the furtherance of this purpose the Employer and the Union both acknowledge the rights and functions attributed to each other in Article 2 and 3 of this Agreement.
    1.4 They specifically agree that any requests, complaints or differences arising out of or concerning the amendments or renewal of all or part of this.

  16. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Poverty Reduction Fund (Amendment) Act, 2009 (No. 4 of 2009).

    Adoption: 2009-02-12 | LCA-2009-L-82149

    Amends the title of the principal Act by deleting "Poverty Reduction Fund Act" wherever it appears and replacing it with "Saint Lucia Social Development Fund Act". It also establishes a Board of Directors for the Fund and lists the participants in the board (section 10). Various other related amendments are made to section 2 and 11(3) of the Act.

  17. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Civil Code (Amendment) Act, 2008 (No. 1 of 2008).

    Adoption: 2008-02-11 | LCA-2008-L-81518

    Amends the Civil Code, Cap. 242 of the Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957. Amends article 1 and 25 (register of births).

  18. Saint Lucia - - 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.

  19. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Registration, Status and Recognition of Trade Unions and Employers Organisations (Form of Notice) Regulations 2006 (No. 164 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-09-14 | Date of entry into force: 2006-09-25 | LCA-2006-R-75330

    Provides the form on which the notice on which applications made under section 25(2) of the Registration, Status and Recognition of Trade Unions and Employers Organisations Act (Cap 16.06) shall be made.

  20. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act 2006 (No. 26 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-05-21 | LCA-2006-L-73949

    Amends section 2 of the principal Act by replacing it with a new text on the fixing of minimum wages. Allows the Minister to fix a minimum wage for workers generally or specific classes of workers. There is also a minor amendment to section 12 through the deletion of the word "shall" after the word "organization".

  21. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Labour Act, 2006 (No. 37 of 2006). (Labour Code, 2006) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-01 | LCA-2006-L-90251

    PART I - PRELIMINARY
    PART II - FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPALS OF EMPLOYMENT
    PART III - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT
    Division 1: Contracts of Employment
    Division 2: Continuity of Employment
    Division 3: Hours of Work
    Division 4: Wages
    Division 5: Minimum Wages
    Division 6: Sick Leave and Benefits
    Division 7: Vacation Leave
    Division 8: Public Contracts
    Division 9: Employment of Children and Young Persons
    Division 10: Termination of Employment
    Division 11: Termination of Benefits
    PART IV - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
    Division 1: Registration and Requirements of Industrial Establishments
    Division 2: Hazardous Chemicals, Physical Agents and Biological Agents
    Division 3: Notification of Accidents and Occupational Diseases
    Division 4: Duties of Employers, Workers and Other Persons
    PART V - EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY AND TREATMENT
    Division 1: Discrimination
    Division 2: Pregnancy and Maternity Benefits and Protection
    PART VI - RECRUITMENT OF EMPLOYEES FOR OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT AND WORK PERMIT
    Division 1: Recruiting
    Division 2: Work Permit
    PART VII - TRADE UNIONS AND EMPLOYERS ORGANIZATIONS
    Division 1: Rights to Association
    Division 2: Recognition of the Rights to Bargaining and Representation
    Division 3: Collective Agreements
    PART VIII - PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES
    Division 1: Settlement of Trade Disputes
    Division 2: Regulation of Disputes in the Essential Services
    Division 3: Disputes Resolution by Labour Department
    Division 4: The Labour Tribunal
    PART IX - MISCELLANEOUS

    Repeals the following laws:
    (a) Equality of Opportunity in Employment Act, Cap. 16.14;
    (b) Minimum Wages Act, Cap. 16.09;
    (c) Registration, Status and Recognition of Trade Unions and Employers' Organizations Act, Cap. 16.06;
    (d) Essential Services Act, Cap. 16.12;
    (e) Contracts of Service Act, Cap. 16.03;
    (f) Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Ordinance, Cap. 100, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
    (g) Employment of Women Ordinance Cap. 99, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
    (h) Employment of Children (Restriction) Ordinance Cap. 98, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
    (i) Employers and Servants Ordinance Cap. 97, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
    (j) Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Act, Cap. 16. 13;
    (k) Holiday With Pay Act, Cap. 16.11;
    (l) Protection of Wages Act, Cap. 16.08;
    (m) Shop Hours Ordinance, Cap. 42, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
    (n) Employees (Occupational Health and Safety) Act, Cap. 16.02; and
    (o) Factories Act, Cap. 13.02.

  22. Saint Lucia - - 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.

  23. Saint Lucia - - 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.

  24. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act 2004 (No. 2 of 2004) . - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | LCA-2004-L-88082

    Section 4(3) is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning establishment of a company. Section 64(1) and (2) are also replaced by new sections concerning the drafting of company by-laws. Sections 95, 195, 199, 250, 261, 355, 515 and 543 are also amended.

  25. Saint Lucia - - 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.

  26. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance Regulations (S.I. 22/2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-03-03 | LCA-2003-R-104924

  27. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Aliens Liscencing Act, 2002 (No. 20 of 2002). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-09-30 | LCA-2002-L-88072

    AN ACT to regulate the holding of land by aliens and alien companies and for matters incidental thereto.

  28. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    National Insurance Corporation Act (No. 18 of 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-09-30 | LCA-2000-L-60635

    Establishes a National Insurance Corporation and regulates national insurance. Part II provides for establishment and administration of National Insurance Fund and National Insurance Corporation. Part III deals with finances. Part IV determines which persons shall be insured, and regulates contributions. Finally, Part V provides for different types of benefits. Repeals the National Insurance Act (No. 10 of 1978).

  29. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Equality of Opportunity and Treatment in Employment and Occupation Act 2000 (No. 9 of 2000) [Cap. 16:14]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-03-07 | LCA-2000-L-57932

    Makes provision for protection against unlawful discrimination. Section 6 provides for equal remuneration, and Section 12 for equal treatment in the context of vocational training. Part III deals with exceptions, and Part IV with offences, penalties and remedies.

  30. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Registration, Status and Recognition of Trade Unions and Employers Organisation Act, 1999 (No. 42 of 1999).

    Adoption: 2000-01-11 | LCA-2000-L-56646

    Establishes procedures for the registration and status of trade unions and employer organisations. Part II provides for basic rights and freedom of association for employees. Part III deals with registration and status of trade unions, Part V with recognition and bargaining rights, and Part VI with collective agreements.

    Repeals the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Ordinance, 1959

  31. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Education Act, 1999 (No. 41 of 1999). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-01-04 | LCA-2000-L-88071

    AN ACT to provide for a regulatory system for the delivery of educational services in Saint Lucia.

  32. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act (No. 2), 1999.

    Adoption: 1999-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1999-12-31 | LCA-1999-L-55795

    Amends the Companies Act of 1996. Extends the time limit for the registration of external and former-Act companies.

  33. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cooperative Societies Regulations, 1999. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-10-29 | LCA-1999-R-56421

    Regulates various aspects of cooperative societies, such as dividend rates, minimum amount of fidelity bond, annual financial statements and special returns, auditor's reports, election of directors, appointment and duties of Secretary and Treasurer, Supervisory Committee, loans, etc.

  34. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Minimum Wages Act (No. 27 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-09-07 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | LCA-1999-L-54295

    Establishes a Minimum Wage Commission which shall set forth minimum wages for workers in particular sectors or industries.

  35. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Co-operative Societies Act (No. 28 of 1999). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-07 | LCA-1999-L-54430

    Governs the registration and management of cooperative societies. Repeals the Co-operative Societies Ordinance, Ch. 82.

  36. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Companies (Amendment) Act 1999 (No. 7).

    Adoption: 1999-02-24 | LCA-1999-L-53143

    Amends the Companies Act 1996 to extend the time limit for the registration of external companies and those incorporated under the previous Act.

  37. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Free Zone Act (Cap. 15.17). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-02-24 | LCA-1999-L-53144

    Provides for the operation of Free Zones in Saint Lucia, and the establishment of a Free Zones Management Authority. Sets forth powers and responsibilities of Free Zone developers. There shall be no restrictions regarding hours of operation of businesses in Free Zones.

  38. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Governor-General's Emoluments and Pensions (Amendment) Act 1999 (No. 2).

    Adoption: 1999-01-30 | LCA-1999-R-54899

    Amends the Governor-General's Emoluments and Pensions Act, 1968 by changing the amounts of the Governor-General's salary, duty allowance and alowance in lieu of import duty.

  39. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Retiring Allowances (Legislative Order) Act 1999 (No. 6).

    Adoption: 1999-01-25 | LCA-1999-L-54901

    Provides retiring allowances and gratuities for legislators and other related matters.

  40. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pensions (Amendment) Act 1999 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 1999-01-04 | LCA-1999-R-54900

    Amends the Pensions Act 1967 to make further provision for the retirement of public officers.

  41. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Micro and Small-Scale Business Enterprises Act (No. 19 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-09-14 | LCA-1998-L-51625

    Allows owners of small-scale enterprises to apply for registration as a micro or small-scale business enterprise. Registered enterprises shall qualify for financial relief under the Fiscal Incentives Act, 1974, provided that they are considered to be in a priority area and have achieved significant growth and created employment in the past 2 years, and if they operate in an environment-friendly manner.

  42. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Saint Lucia Social Development Fund Act (No. 7 of 1998). (Poverty Reduction Fund Act (No. 7 of 1998).) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-04-27 | LCA-1998-L-50167

    Establishes a Poverty Reduction Fund which shall finance poverty-alleviating measures and small-scale projects to improve living conditions.

  43. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Companies Act, 1996 (No. 19 of 1996). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-09-04 | LCA-1996-L-44876

    Provides comprehensive legislation regarding private companies. Provisions cover incorporation of companies, management, shareholders, takeover bids, trusts, receivers, prohibition of insider trading, winding-up of companies and investigation of companies.

  44. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Pensions (Amendment) Act, 1995 (No. 11 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-10-25 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-28 | LCA-1995-L-42543

    Amends section 8 of Pensions Act, 1967, re-enacting a provision which allows compulsory retirement of public servants after the age of 55.

  45. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Shipping Act (Cap. 13.27). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-11-19 | LCA-1994-L-104923

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Administration of the Act
    Part 3 - Restriction on Trading
    Part 4 - Registration and Licensing of Ships and Proprietary Interest in Ships
    Part 5 - National Character and Flag
    Part 6 - Manning and Certification
    Part 7 - Engagement and Welfare of Seamen
    Part 8 - Official Log Book and Ordinary Ship's Log
    Part 9 - Prevention of Collisions and Safety of Navigation
    Part 10 - Safety of Life at Sea
    Part 11 - Load Lines
    Part 12 - Carriage of Bulk Cargoes
    Part 13 - Dangerous Goods
    Part 14 - Seaworthiness of Ships
    Part 15 - Wreck and Salvage
    Part 16 - Passenger Ships
    Part 17 - Limitation and Division of Liability
    Part 18 - Inquiries and Investigations
    Part 19 - Legal Proceedings
    Part 20 - Miscellaneous
    Part 21 - Final and Transitional Provisions

  46. Saint Lucia - - International agreement

    Convention créant l'Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (ensemble deux annexes), faite à Carthagène des Indes le 24 juillet 1994 (publiée par le décret n° 98-450 du 4 juin 1998). - Convention

    Adoption: 1994-07-24 | INT-1994-IA-50297

    L'Association est un organisme de consultation, de concertation et de coopération dont l'objectif est d'identifier et de promouvoir la mise en oeuvre de politiques et de programmes visant notamment à renforcer, utiliser et développer les capacités collectives de la Caraïbe afin de parvenir à un développement soutenu dans les domaines culturel, économique, social, scientifique et technologique. La participation de la France est ouverte comme membre associé au titre de la Guadeloupe, de la Guyane et de la Martinique.

  47. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Fisheries Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 9 of 1994). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-03-05 | LCA-1994-R-88066

    "These Regulations apply to any fishing vessel or any other vessel capable of being used for fishing within fishery waters at a distance greater than three miles from the nearest land" (reg. 3). However, they seem to apply also to inland fisheries (see reg. 37).
    The 52 Regulations are divided into 8 Parts: Preliminary (I); Fisheries Advisory Committee (II); Foreign Fishing Licences (III); Local fishing Licences and Registration (IV); Sport Fishing Licences (V); Fish Processing Establishment Licences (VI); Fishery Conservation Measures (VII); Miscellaneous (VIII).
    Regulation 6 provides for the establishment of a Fisheries Advisory Committee. Regulations 13, 14, 15 and 16 prescribe conditions attached to a foreign fishing licence. In Part VII fishery conservation measures for lobsters, turtles, corals, sponges, algae, conch, sea urchins, marine mammals and freshwater shrimp and crayfish, are specified. Other provisions deal with protection of fishing in fishing priority areas and the use of certain fishing methods. (11 Schedules containing licence application forms (1, 4 and 7) licence forms (2, 5 and 8), fees (3, 6 and 9) and prescribing designated landing areas (10) and metric measurements (11).

  48. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1992 (No. 4 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-01-21 | LCA-1992-L-32906

    Amends the Pension Act 1967 in respect of compulsory retirement.

  49. Saint Lucia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prison Officers Ordinance (Repeal) Act, 1992 (No. 6 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-01-21 | LCA-1992-R-32907

    Repeals the Prison Officers Pensions Ordinance.

  50. Saint Lucia - - Law, Act

    Teachers Pensions Ordinance (Repeal) Act, 1992 (No. 7 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-01-21 | LCA-1992-L-32908

    Repeals the Teachers Pensions Ordinance, (Chapter 71).

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