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  1. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  2. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  3. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  4. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  5. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  6. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  7. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  8. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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).

  9. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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".

  10. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  11. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  12. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  13. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  14. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  15. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  16. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  17. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  18. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  19. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  20. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  21. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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).

  22. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  23. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  24. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  25. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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

  26. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  27. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  28. Solomon Islands - General provisions - 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.

  29. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Act (Chapter 75). - Labour Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1981-07-01 | SLB-1981-L-57397

    Comprehensive legislation that amends, declares and consolidates the law relating to labour. Makes provision for wages and hours of work, minimum wage, written contracts of employment, employment of women, employment of children and other young persons, apprentices, care of workers, and some related matters.

  30. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Act 1981. - Employment Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1981-04-13 | Date of entry into force: 1981-05-15 | SLB-1981-L-11392

    An Act to provide for redundancy payments and pension benefits for long service; to require employers to provide written particulars of terms of employment and insure against liability for injury or disease suffered by their employees; to amend the Labour Act; and for connected purposes. No. 1. Numerous amendments, inter alia, to the Labour Act, of which Parts V (Recruitment of workers,) VI (Written contracts of employment) and VII (Forced labour) are repealed.

  31. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions Act (Cap. 87). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-04-03 | SLB-1980-L-98698

  32. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of Solomon Islands. - The Constitution of Solomon Islands

    Adoption: 1978-07-07 | SLB-1978-C-68881

    Chapter I: The State and the Constitution
    Chapter II: Protection of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual
    Chapter III: Citizenship
    Chapter IV: The Governor-General
    Chapter V: The Executive
    Chapter VI: The National Legislature
    Chapter VII: The Legal System
    Chapter VIII: Leadership Code
    Chapter IX: The Ombudsman
    Chapter X: Finance
    Chapter XI: Land
    Chapter XII: Provincial Government
    Chapter XIII: The Public Service
    Chapter XIV: Miscellaneous

  33. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Constitution

    Solomon Islands Independence Order 1978 (No. 783 of 1978).

    Adoption: 1978-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 1978-07-07 | SLB-1978-C-44008

    Solomon Islands independence is set for 7 July 1978. Existing laws shall continue to have effect until modified in accordance with the Constitution (s. 5). The Schedule provides the Constitution. Chapter I provides protection of fundamental rights and freedoms, including the protection of the freedom of expression, conscience, assembly and association, as well as protection from inhuman treatment, slavery, forced labour, and discrimination on the grounds of race and sex. Specified rights may not be derogated from during a state of emergency. Chapter III regulates citizenship; Chapter IV the functions of the Governor General; Chapter V the Executive; and Chapter VI the legislature. The legal system is established in Chapter VII. Chapter VIII provides a Leadership Code, a code of ethics for public servants. Chapter IX establishes the post of an ombudsman. Schedule 3 extends the applicability of British law unless it is in violation of the Constitution or customary law.

  34. Solomon Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prisons Act. - Prisons Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1972 | SLB-1972-L-71921

    Part VII deals with employment of prisoners.


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