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  1. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Act No. 12/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-04-18 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-03 | MDV-2016-L-106006

  2. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Act, 2014 (Act No. 10 of 2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014 | MDV-2014-L-102858

    Provides for the prohibition and prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism, and procedures related thereto.

  3. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Judicature Act of the Maldives (Act No. 22/2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010 | MDV-2010-L-105999

  4. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Act, 2008 (Act No. 2/2008). - Ministry website Ministry website Labour Relations Authority Website

    Adoption: 2008-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 2008-10-13 | MDV-2008-L-85764

    Chapter I - Introductory Provisions
    Chapter II - Fundamental Principles
    Chapter III - Employment of Minors
    Chapter IV - Employment Agreement
    Chapter V - Work Ethics and Dismissal
    Chapter VI - Working Hours
    Chapter VII - Leave Entitlement
    Chapter VIII - Remuneration
    Chapter IX - Foreigners in Employment
    Chapter X - Employment Agencies
    Chapter XI - Training and on the Job Training
    Chapter XII - Occupational Safety and Health
    Chapter XIII - Labour Relations Authority
    Chapter XIV - Employment Tribunal
    Chapter XV - Miscellaneous

    As amended by Act No. 14/2008, Act No. 12 of 2010, Act No. 3/2014, Act No. 14/2015 and Act No. 22/2016.

  5. Maldives - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Maldives, 2008. - Constitution on-line Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2008 | MDV-2008-C-80953

    Chapter I - State, Sovereignty and Citizens
    Chapter II - Fundamental Rights and Freedoms
    Chapter III - The People's Majlis
    Chapter IV - The President
    Chapter V - The Cabinet of Ministers
    Chapter VI - The Judiciary
    Chapter VII - Independent Commissions and Offices
    Chapter VIII - Decentralized Administration
    Chapter IX - Security Services
    Chapter X - Property, Liabilities and Legal Actions of the State
    Chapter XI - State of Emergency
    Chapter XII - Amendment of the Constitution
    Chapter XIII - Application and Construction of the Constitution
    Chapter XIV - Transitional Matters

  6. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Commission Act, 2006 (Act No. 6/2006). - English Translation Human Rights Commission

    Adoption: 2006 | MDV-2006-L-85768

    Sets out the rules and regulations by which the Human Rights Commission is established and defines the objectives, responsibilities and powers of the Commission. Repeals the Human Rights Commission Act (Act No. 1/2005).

  7. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Family Act, 2000 (Act No. 4/2000). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2000-12-12 | MDV-2000-L-85773

    Makes provision in respect of the principles to be followed in the Maldives with regard to marriage, divorce, payment of maintenance, custody, guardianship, ascription of legitimacy, proof of paternity and certain other matters of family life in the Maldives.

  8. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prevention and Prohibition of Corruption Act, 2000 (Act No. 2/2000). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2000-08-31 | MDV-2000-L-85771

    Provides for measures to prevent the offer and acceptance of bribery, the prevention and prohibition of attainment of undue advantage or the facilitation of attainment of undue advantage through use of influence from position, and the prevention of such.

  9. Maldives - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Maldives, 1998.

    Adoption: 1998-01-01 | MDV-1998-C-56770

    Repeals the Constitution of 1968, providing, inter alia, a more detailed catalogue of Fundamental Rights and Duties of Citizens. Rights include freedoms of education, association, occupation, association and pensions, but are made "subject to the possibility of legislation (Art. 15c)".

  10. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Companies Act of the Republic of Maldives, 1996 (Act No. 10/1996). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1996 | MDV-1996-L-85775

    Law governing the formation, registration and management of companies in the Republic of Maldives.

  11. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Environmental Protection And Preservation Act Of Maldives (Act No: 4/93). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1993-04-19 | MDV-1993-L-85778

  12. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prevention of Terrorism Act 1990 (Act No. 10/1990). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1990-12-09 | MDV-1990-L-85772

    Sets out what is to be construed as an act of terrorism. Provides for offences and penalties for violations of these.

  13. Maldives - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code, 1961 (Act No. 1/81) [5th Safar 1381]. - Unofficial English Translation (Chapter 1) Unofficial English Translation (Chapter 2) Unofficial English Translation (Chapter 3) Unofficial English Translation (Chapter 4)

    Adoption: 1961-07-19 | MDV-1961-L-85770

    Sets out the penal offences in the Maldives as well as the penalties for violation of these offences.

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