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  1. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    National Pandemic Act 2020 (Act No. 8 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-06-16 | PNG-2020-L-110193

    The Act was established to respond to a pandemic, pestilence or public health emergency and delivery of a response strategy. It sets out the details of compliance with the Constitution of Papua New Guinea and limits on certain freedoms and rights set out in the Constitution.

  2. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Quarantine (Amendment) Act 2020 (Act No. 4 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-04-09 | PNG-2020-L-110195

  3. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Public Health (Amendment) Act 2020 (Act No. 3 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-04-09 | PNG-2020-L-110196

    Sets out provisions concerning compliance with the Act and the Constitutional and restrictions on certain freedoms and rights. Also sets out fines for violation of certain parts of the Act.

  4. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Emergency (General Provisions)(COVID 19) Act 2020 (No 2 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-04-09 | PNG-2020-L-110197

    Emergency Law authorised under Part X of the Constitution for the purpose of dealing with the COVID-19 virus.

  5. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Emergency (Defence Force)(COVID-19) Act 2020 (Act No. 1 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-04-09 | PNG-2020-L-110198

    Emergency Law authorised under Part X of the Constitution for the purpose of dealing with the COVID-19 virus and making provision in accordance with section 202(iii)(c) of the Constitution for the use of the Defence Force during a national emergency to provide assistance to the civilian authorities during the state of emergency.

  6. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Radiation Safety and Control Act 2019. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-09-04 | PNG-2019-L-110189

  7. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Mineral Resources Authority Act 2018 (No.6 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-07-05 | PNG-2018-L-110188

  8. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Pacific Institute of Leadership and Governance Act 2017 (No. 27 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-03-27 | PNG-2018-L-110187

    The Act establishes the Pacific Institute of Leadership and Governance.

  9. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 42 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-22 | PNG-2016-L-105168

  10. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 34 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105170

  11. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Cybercrime Code Act 2016 (No. 35 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105171

  12. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Employment of Non-Citizens (Amendment) Act 2016 (No.12 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105172

  13. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

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

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105173

  14. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Industrial Safety, Health and Welfare (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 15 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105174

    1. Regulations (Amendment of Section 50).
    2. Continuance of former acts, etc.

  15. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 21 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105175

  16. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Migration (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 22 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105176

  17. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 57 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | PNG-2015-L-105164

  18. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Mining (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 58 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | PNG-2016-L-105165

  19. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No 43 (Dual Citizenship) Law 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-29 | PNG-2016-L-105169

    1. Right to privacy (Amendment of Section 49).
    2. Dual citizenship (Amendment of Section 64).
    3. Citizenship by descent (Amendment of Section 66).
    4. Citizenship by naturalisation (Amendment of Section 67).
    5. Automatic loss of citizenship (Amendment of Section 70).
    6. Functions of the Committee (Amendment of Section 76).

  20. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 42 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-02-09 | PNG-2016-L-102738

    1. Insanity (Amendment of Section 28).
    2. Accused person insane during trial (Amendment of Section 590).
    3. Acquittal on grounds of insanity (Amendment of Section 592).

  21. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Act 2015 (No. 20 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-20 | PNG-2016-L-105162

  22. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Climate Change (Management) Act 2015 (No. 19 of 2015.). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-11-20 | PNG-2015-L-105163

    Being an Act to provide for a regulatory framework to
    (a) promote and manage climate compatible development through climate change mitigation and adaptation activities; and
    (b) implement any relevant obligations of the State under applicable rules of international law and international agreements related to climate change; and
    (c) establish Papua New Guinea's Designated National Authority or an equivalent entity for the purposes of the Kyoto Protocol and any such other or subsequent arrangements or agreements made under the Kyoto Protocol,
    and for related purposes.

  23. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Migration (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 18 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-11-04 | PNG-2015-L-102741

    1. Compliance with constitutional requirements (Amendment of Section 1).
    2. Interpretation (Amendment of Section 2).
    3. Prevention of unlawful presence (Amendment of Section 10).
    4. Power to detain and remove persons from country (Amendment of Section 13).
    5. Repeal and replacement of Section 15B.
    6. Direction to reside in relocation centre (Amendment of Section 15C).
    7. Repeal and replacement of Section 15D.
    8. New Sections 15E and 15F.

  24. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Public Services (Management) (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 9 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-12 | PNG-2015-L-105166

  25. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Fisheries Management (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 1 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-03-06 | PNG-2015-L-102740

  26. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 21 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-01-20 | PNG-2015-L-102739

    Being an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act (Chapter 262) to criminalise money laundering and terrorist financing, and for related purposes. Introduces new Part VIA.

    PART VIA. - MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING.
    Division 1. - Money Laundering.
    508A. Interpretation for this Division.
    508B. Crime of Money Laundering.
    508C. Crime of dealing with property reasonably suspected to be Criminal Property.
    508D. Alternative verdict.
    508E. Combining several contraventions in a single charge.
    508F. Proof of Criminal Property.
    508G. Multiple Charges.

    Division 2. - Terrorist Financing.
    508H. Application.
    508I. Interpretation for this Division.
    508J. Terrorist Financing.

  27. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Police (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 48 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-22 | PNG-2014-L-102734

    1. Interpretation (Amendment of Section 2).
    2. Disciplinary officers (Amendment of Section 19).

  28. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Public Services (Management) (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 49 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-22 | PNG-2014-L-102736

  29. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Higher Education (General Provisions) Act 2014 (No. 34 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-30 | PNG-2014-L-102730

  30. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 25 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-21 | PNG-2014-L-102729

    Amends definition of immature age from "seven" to "ten" years old.

  31. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    National Youth Development Authority Act 2014 (No. 28 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-21 | PNG-2014-L-102732

    Being an Act to -
    (a) establish the National Youth Development Authority; and
    (b) define the functions and powers of the Authority; and
    (b) repeal the National Youth Commission Act 1999; and
    (c) make provision for the National Youth Development Authority, the Provincial Youth Development Council, District Youth Development Council, Local-level Youth Development Council,
    and for related purposes.

  32. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation Act 2014 (No. 32 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-21 | PNG-2014-L-102737

    Being an Act to -
    (a) establish the Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation; and
    (b) establish the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Council; and
    (c) repeal the Small Business Development Corporation Act 1990,
    and for related purposes.

  33. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment (No. 40) (Independent Commission Against Corruption) Law 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-30 | PNG-2014-L-102728

  34. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Juvenile Justice Act 2014 (No. 11 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-30 | PNG-2014-L-102731

    Being an Act, as authorised by Section 172 (establishment of other courts) of the Constitution, to -
    (a) establish a comprehensive and separate juvenile justice system based on restorative justice, melanesian tradition and contemporary juvenile justice practices; and
    (b) to repeal the Juvenile Courts Act 1991 and to amend certain other Acts,
    and for related purposes.

  35. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment (No. 38) (Appointment of Certain Offices) Law 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-14 | PNG-2014-L-102727

  36. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment (No. 37) (Citizenship) Law 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-11 | PNG-2014-L-102726

  37. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Public Services (Management) Act 2014 (No. 22 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014 | PNG-2014-L-102735

    Being an Act to -
    (a) make provision for the appointment, conditions of employment, constitution, powers, procedures and functions of the Public Services Commission in accordance with Sections 190 (Establishment of the Commission) and 191 (Functions of the Commission) of the Constitution; and
    (b) implement Section 195 (Organisation, etc., of the State Services) of the Constitution in relation to the Public Service; and
    (c) implement the Organic Law on Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments insofar as an Act of the Parliament is required to make provision relating to the staffing of Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments; and
    (d) make provision for ensuring the implementation of decisions, directions and policies of the National Executive Council by the National Public Service and public bodies,
    and for related purposes,

  38. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2013 (Act No. 6 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-09-18 | PNG-2013-L-98691

    1. New Section 299A - SECTION 299A. WILLFUL MURDER OF A PERSON ON ACCOUNT OF ACCUSATION OF SORCERY.
    2. New Section 347C - SECTION 347C. AGGRAVATED RAPE.
    3. Kidnapping (Amendment of Section 353).
    4. Kidnapping for Ransom (Amendment of Section 354).
    5. Stealing (Amendment of Section 372).
    6. Misappropriation of Property (Amendment of Section 383A).
    7. The Offence of Robbery (Amendment of Section 386).
    8. Sentence of Death (Amendment of Section 597).
    9. Execution of Sentence of Death (Amendment of Section 614).

  39. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2013 (Act No. 30 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-04-07 | PNG-2013-L-98690

    1. NEW DIVISION III.10. - PEOPLE SMUGGLING
    206A. Compliance with Constitutional Requirements
    206B. Application
    206C. Interpretation
    206D. People Smuggling
    206E. Falsifying Travel or Identity Documents or Approval to Travel or Stay Documents
    206F. Consent of Smuggled Person not a Defence
    206G. Immunity from Criminal Prosecution
    206H. Orders for Expenses
    206I. Assistance to and Protection of Smuggled Persons

    2. NEW DIVISION IV.1A. - TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
    208A. Application
    208B. Interpretation
    208C. Trafficking in Persons
    208D. Trafficking in Persons with Knowledge or Recklessness
    208E. Consent of Trafficked Person not a Defence
    208F. Immunity from Criminal Prosecution
    208G. Assistance to and Protection of Trafficked Persons

    3. Repeal of Sections 218 and 219.

  40. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 35 (Provincial Electorates) Law 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-16 | PNG-2012-L-98688

  41. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Judicial Conduct Act 2012 (No. 4 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 2011-11-01 | PNG-2012-L-92097

  42. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 33 (Sovereign Wealth Fund) Law 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-21 | PNG-2012-L-98687

  43. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No.36 (Motions of No Confidence Law), 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012 | PNG-2012-L-98689

  44. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 32 (Equality and Participation) Act 2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-25 | PNG-2011-L-92094

    1. Compliance with Constitutional Requirements.
    2. Membership (Amendment of Section 101).

  45. Papua New Guinea - - Constitution

    Constitutional (Amendment) (Number of Ministers) Law 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-24 | PNG-2010-C-96182

    Other Ministers (Amendment of Section 144).

  46. Papua New Guinea - - Constitution

    Constitutional Amendment No. 34 Law 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-09 | Date of entry into force: 2012-05-15 | PNG-2010-C-96181

    1. Responsibilities of office (Amendment of Section 27).
    2. Further provisions (Amendment of Section 28).
    3. Prosecution of misconduct in office (Amendment of Section 29).
    4. The Ombudsman Commission (Amendment of Section 217).
    5. New Section 219A.

  47. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendment No. 31 (Provincial Electorates) Act 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05-19 | PNG-2010-L-92093

  48. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Immigration and Citizenship Service Act 2010 (No. 8 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-15 | PNG-2010-L-92095

    Being an Act to establish the Papua New Guinea Immigration and Citizenship Services Authority and to define its power and functions, and for related purposes.

  49. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Lukautim Pikinini (Child) Act 2009 (No. 7 of 2009). - Information on Child Protection Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-10-09 | PNG-2009-L-88000

    The objective of this Act is to protect and promote the rights and wellbeing of all children regardless of gender and to protect children from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation and discrimination, with a clear focus on services for prevention and family strengthening.

    Repeals the following Acts:
    Child Welfare Act 1961 34/1961
    Child Welfare Act 1962 59/1962
    Child Welfare Act 1963 12/1964
    Child Welfare Act 1965 30/1965
    Child Welfare Act 1966 53/1966
    Child Welfare Act 1968 25/1968
    Child Welfare (Amendment) Act 1971 69/1971
    Child Welfare (Amendment) Act 1983 33/1975
    Child Welfare (Destitute Children) Act 1968 46/1968
    Child Welfare (Reciprocal Arrangements) Act 1968 79/1968
    Child Welfare (Reciprocal Arrangements)(Amendment) Act 1969

  50. Papua New Guinea - - Law, Act

    Constitutional and Law Reform Commission (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 2 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-28 | PNG-2009-L-92088

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