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  1. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Solomon Islands Tertiary Education and Skills Authority Act 2017 (No. 7 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-17 | SLB-2017-L-105134

    Provides for the establishment and running of the Solomon Islands Tertiary Education and Skills Authority.

    Article 54 provides that "The Education Act (Cap. 69) does not apply to tertiary education and skills development and for the purposes of that Act:
    (a) a place is not a school by reason only of the fact that tertiary education and skills development is provided at the place; and
    (b) a person is not a teacher by reason only of the fact that the person is a teacher of tertiary education and skills development."

  2. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Child and Family Welfare Act 2016 (No. 3 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-20 | SLB-2017-L-105133

    The Act sets out the framework for the care and protection of children, including those that are (or are at risk of) being exploited sexually or subject to hazardous labour. The definition of “hazardous or exploitive labour”, in relation to a child, includes any work that:
    (a) is inappropriate for the child’s age; or
    (b) is hazardous to the child’s physical or mental health; or
    (c) impairs the child’s education and moral development.

    Part 1 - Preliminary Matters
    Part 2 - Objects and Principles of Act
    Part 3 - Administration
    Part 4 - Care and Protection of Children
    Part 5 - General Offences
    Part 6 - Miscellaneous Matters
    Part 7- Consequential Amendments to the Adoption Act 2004

  3. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) (Sexual Offences) Act 2016 (No. 3 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-18 | SLB-2016-L-102536

  4. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Fisheries Management Act 2015 (No. 2 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-08 | SLB-2015-L-102535

    Act Act To make provisions for the conservation, management, development and sustainable use of fisheries and marine resources of Solomon Islands, to monitor and control fishing vessels within and beyond the fisheries waters, to repeal the Fisheries Act 1998 and to make consequential amendments to the Provincial Government Act 1997 and the Town and Country Planning Act (Cap. 154).

  5. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Solomon Islands National University (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 14 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-09-22 | SLB-2014-L-98708

  6. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Family Protection Act 2014 (No. 15 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-08-27 | SLB-2014-L-98705

    An Act to provide for the protection of families from domestic violence and to promote the safety, health and wellbeing of victims of domestic violence and for related purposes.

  7. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Political Parties Integrity Act 2014 (No. 9 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-12 | SLB-2014-L-98707

  8. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 2 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-14 | SLB-2014-L-98704

  9. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Mines and Minerals (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 6 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-14 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | SLB-2014-L-98706

  10. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Constitution (Status of Magistrates) (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 5 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-01 | SLB-2014-L-98703

  11. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2013 (No. 4 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-23 | SLB-2013-L-98702

  12. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Police Act 2013 (No. 2 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | SLB-2013-L-98697

    An Act to provide for the organisation, discipline, powers and duties of the police force, to repeal the Police Act (Cap. 110) and for connected or incidental matters.

  13. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Solomon Islands National University Act 2012 (No. 9 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-01 | SLB-2012-L-98696

  14. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Immigration Act 2012 (Act No. 3 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-02-10 | SLB-2012-L-89599

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Control of Arrivals and Departures
    Part 3 - Visas
    Part 4 - Unlawful Non-citizens
    Part 5 - Aircraft and Vessels
    Part 6 - Powers of Immigration Officers
    Part 7 - Offences and Penalties [Division 2 deals with human trafficking and people smuggling]
    Part 8 - Administration
    Part 9 - Miscellaneous

  15. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 5 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-06 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-14 | SLB-2010-L-85449

    Amends the National Parliament Electoral Provisions Act (Cap. 87). Makes a number of amendments to the Act concerning inter alia the responsibilities of the Commission, preparation of registers, list of electors, objections from the Commission, procedures to follow after an objection has been made, public inquiries into claims and objections (section 20A), handling of omissions from the list and objections in a public inquiry (section 20B and 20C), the handling of Commission objections at a public inquiry (section 20D), recording of decisions (section 21) and the settlement of the list of electors (section 22) and the electors register (section 22A).

  16. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Extradition Act 2010 (Act No. 3 of 2010). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-07 | SLB-2010-L-85450

    Makes provision for the extradition of persons from the Solomon Islands to another country and provides for the extradition procedures.

  17. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2009 (Act No. 18 of 2009). - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 2009-08-17 | Date of entry into force: 2009-08-28 | SLB-2009-L-85458

    Amends sections 4 and 7 of the Criminal Procedure Code replacing monetary fines with a number of "penalty units" in these sections. Also amends section 27 of the Magistrates' Courts Act (Cap. 20) by replaces monetary fines by "penalty units".

  18. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Counter Terrorism Act 2009 (No. 12 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-17 | SLB-2009-L-85456

    Provides for measures to prevent and suppress the financing, preparation, facilitation and commission of acts of terrorism.

  19. Solomon Islands - - Constitution

    Constitution (Amendment)(No.2) Act 2009 (No. 16 of 2009). - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 2009-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 2009-08-05 | SLB-2009-C-85457

    Amends section 54 concerning the Constituency Boundaries Commission.

  20. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2009 (Act No. 9 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-08 | SLB-2009-L-85455

    Amends sections 77-80, 85 and 87 concerning functions of the Deputy Chief Justice.

  21. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Maritime Safety Administration Act 2009 (Act No. 6 of 2009). - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 2009-04-02 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-08 | SLB-2009-L-85454

    Establishes the Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration Authority, sets out its powers and functions, which include the application and administration of the Shipping Act 1998, and provides for the management of maritime infrastructures and implementation of maritime conventions and agreements. Repeals the following:
    - the Shipping Act (Cap. 163) (No. 16 of 1966) upon notice by the Minister in the Gazette;
    - the Merchant Shipping (Fees) Act, 1913;
    - the Light Dues and Harbours Act, 1923; and
    - the Seamen Discipline (Admiralty Transport) Act, 1918

    The following Regulations remain in force following the repeal of the Shipping Act:
    - the Shipping Regulations;
    - the Shipping (Dangerous Goods) Regulations;
    - the Shipping (Notifications) Regulations, 1997 (LN 73/97); and
    - the Maritime Security Regulations 2004 (LN 145/06).

  22. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Companies (Insolvency and Receivership) Act 2009 (Act No. 2 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-03-20 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-09 | SLB-2009-L-85452

    Provides for the management and administration of insolvent companies and reforms the law regarding receivers.

  23. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Companies Act 2009 (Act No. 1 of 2009). - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 2009-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-04-02 | SLB-2009-L-85451

    Regulates the creation and management of companies within the country.

  24. Solomon Islands - - Constitution

    The Constitution (Amendment) Act 2008 (Act No. 10 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-19 | SLB-2008-C-85460

    Amends section 19, 43, 97, 116, 119-126, 132 and 134. The amends replace the word prison with correctional.

  25. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Mines and Minerals (Amendment) Act 2008 (Act No. 2 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-04-09 | Date of entry into force: 2009-04-15 | SLB-2008-L-85459

    Amends section 3 (interpretation), 7 (background checks of applicants for permits and licences), 20 and 80 of the principal Act (Cap. 42).

  26. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Correctional Services Act 2007 (No. of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-20 | Date of entry into force: 2007-08-27 | SLB-2007-L-85464

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Correctional Services of the Solomon Islands
    Part III - Administration
    Part IV - Visits and Inspections
    Part V - Admission and Management of Prisoners
    Part VI - Medical Treatment and Health Services
    Part VII - Discipline and Offences
    Part VIII - Work Programs and Enterprises
    Part IX - Release of Prisoners
    Part X - Miscellaneous and Subsidiary Legislation

  27. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The State Owned Enterprises Act 2007 (Act No. 7 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-17 | Date of entry into force: 2007-08-27 | SLB-2007-L-85463

    Aimed at improving the performance of state owned enterprises. Establishes accountability procedures for these enterprises and the responsibilities of competent Ministers.

  28. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Statistics (Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 4 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-03-07 | SLB-2007-L-85462

    Amends section 13 by increasing the monetary amount in this section.

  29. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 4 of 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-06 | SLB-2005-L-98701

  30. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 2002 (Act No. 4 of 2002). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-03-10 | SLB-2002-L-85466

    Regulates the cooperation between the Government and other foreign States in the handling of criminal matters.

  31. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2001 (No. 5 of 2001). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-08-28 | SLB-2001-L-98700

  32. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Amnesty Act 2001 (Act No. 3 of 2001). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-04-02 | SLB-2001-L-85467

    Makes provisions for the granting of an amnesty or immunity to members of the Isatambu Freedom Movement and the Marau Eagle Force, in terms of the Marau Peace Agreement who may otherwise be liable to criminal prosecution for certain criminal offences.

  33. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Essential Services (Amendment) Act (No. 1 of 2001). - Act-on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | SLB-2001-L-71924

    Amends sections 2 and 3.

  34. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Constitution (Amendment) Act (No. 2 of 2001). - Act-on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | SLB-2001-L-71925

    Amendments concerning the granting of amnesty, pardon or immunity (sections 91(4) and new 125A).

  35. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Deportation (Amendment) Act 1999 (Act No. 9 of 1999). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1999-11-24 | SLB-1999-L-85468

    Repeals and replaces sections 5 (service of deportation orders) and 6 (detention in custody) of the Act (Cap. 58) and amends sections 7 and 11.

  36. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Prisons (Amendment) Act 1999 (No. 12 of 1999). - Act-on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1999 | SLB-1999-L-71922

    Adds a section 8A dealing with employment of prison officers under command of Commissioner of Police.

  37. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Trade Disputes (Amendment) Act 1999 (No. 8 of 1999). - Act-on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1999 | SLB-1999-L-71923

    Amends sections 2 and 3 and adds a section 3A (delegation of functions).

  38. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Environment Act 1998 (Act No. 8 of 1998). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-10-12 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-01 | SLB-1998-L-85470

    Provides measures for the protection of the environment.

  39. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Shipping Act (No. 5 of 1998). - Act-on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998 | SLB-1998-L-71920

    Part I. Preliminary
    Part II. National character and flag
    Part III. Registration of vessels
    Part IV. Safety
    Part V. Seamen's and pilot's certificates
    Part VI. Seamen's employment
    Part VII. Seaman's welfare
    Part VIII. Marine navigation aids
    Part IX. Small craft
    Part X. Wreck and salvage
    Part XI. Maritime rights and liabilities
    Part XII. Arrest, forfeiture and forced sale of vessels
    Part XIII. Legal proceedings

  40. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 1997 (No. 3 of 1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-06-25 | SLB-1997-L-98699

  41. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 7) [revised edition 1996]. - Criminal Procedure Code (revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1996 | SLB-1996-L-68882

    Part I: Preliminary
    Part II: Powers of courts
    Part III: General provisions
    Part IV: Provisions relating to all criminal investigations and proceedings
    Part V: Mode of taking and recording evidence in inquiries and trials
    Part VI: Procedure in trials before magistrates' courts
    Part VII: Provisions relating to the committal of accused persons for trial before the High Court
    Part VIII: Procedure in trials before the High Court
    Part IX: Appeals from magistrates' courts and cases stated
    Part X: Supplementary provisions

  42. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Cap. 26) [revised edition 1996]. - Penal Code (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1996 | SLB-1996-L-68888

    Deals with criminal responsibility, offences and punishments.

  43. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act No. 1 of 1993). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1993-03-09 | Date of entry into force: 1993-04-20 | SLB-1993-L-85471

    Amends the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund Act 1973 sections 2 (interpretation of auditor), 12, 21, 32 (payment of benefits) and 38(4).

  44. Solomon Islands - - Constitution

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 1992 (No. 10 of 1992). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1992-12-16 | SLB-1992-C-45340

    Amends provisions concerning the membership of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.

  45. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Industrial Development Corporation Act 1991 (Act No. 2 of 1991). - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 1991-03-11 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-22 | SLB-1991-L-85472

    Establishes the Industrial Development Corporation, sets out its powers and functions.

  46. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Mines and Minerals Act 1990 (Act No. 3 of 1990). - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 1990-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 1990-06-20 | SLB-1990-L-85473

    Repeals the Mining Act 1969. Regulates the mining industry in the Solomon Islands including through the issuance of licences and permits.

  47. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Health Workers Act 1989 (Act No. 13 of 1989). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1989-11-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-02-02 | SLB-1989-L-85474

    Regulates the the functions and duties of health workers as defined in section 2 of the Act. Establishes the Health Workers Board which is responsible for registration of health workers and disciplinary issues. Repeals the Health Workers Act 1982.

  48. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Public Service Act 1988 (Act No. 11 of 1988). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1988-04-05 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-28 | SLB-1988-L-85477

    1. Sort title and commencement
    2. Interpretation
    3. Power to reorganise the public service
    4. Power to make rules
    5. Public Service Commission to produce annual reports

  49. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Trade Unions (Amendment) Act 1988 (Act No. 3 of 1988). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1988-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-11 | SLB-1988-L-85475

    Amends sections 2(1) and 2(2) concerning non-application of the principal Act to persons employed in the disciplined services.

  50. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Medical and Dental Practitioners Act 1988 (Act No. 7 of 1988). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1988-03-13 | Date of entry into force: 1988-04-20 | SLB-1988-L-85476

    Provides for the registration and regulation of medical and dental practitioners as defined in the Act. Repeals the Medical and Dental Act.

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