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  1. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    The Employment (Notice of Commencement)(Validation) Act 1987 (Act No. 20 of 1987). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1987-08-08 | SLB-1987-L-85478

    Proclaims that the Employment Act is to come into force on the 15 May 1981 and the Notice of Commencement is declared to be valid and properly done.

  2. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Essential Services (Amendment) Act 1986 (No. 10 of 1986).

    Adoption: 1986-07-03 | SLB-1986-L-57357

    Amends Section 2(7)(a) of Essential Services Act by inserting immediately after the words "air transportation" the expressions "immigration, metereology, customs and excise, quarantine, broadcasting, post office, Treasury Division of the Ministry of Finance".

  3. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Disputes Panel (Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy) Procedures Rules (Legal Notice No. 65/1983)

    Adoption: 1983 | SLB-1983-R-71917

  4. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Unfair Dismissal Act 1982 (No. 8 of 1982). - Unfair Dismissal Act (Revised Edition 1996) Act on-line

    Adoption: 1982-08-17 | SLB-1982-L-57392

    Provides for the right not be unfairly dismissed, redundancy payments, and some related matters.

  5. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Safety at Work Act 1982 (No. 3 of 1982). - Safety at Work Act (Revised Edition 1996) Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 1982 | SLB-1982-L-47667

    Part II sets forth general duties, including the responsibility of employers to ensure safety at the workplace. Part III covers specific duties, such as protection from harmful susbtances, safe use of machinery, pressure and vacuum systems, and fire prevention. Part IV provides for the issuance of codes of practice.

  6. Solomon Islands - - 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.

  7. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Disputes Regulations 1981. L.N. No. 38.

    Adoption: 1981-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 1981-07-01 | SLB-1981-R-11395

  8. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Disputes Panel Rules 1981. L.N. No. 37.

    Adoption: 1981-06-11 | SLB-1981-R-11394

  9. Solomon Islands - - 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.

  10. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Trade Disputes Act 1981. - Trade Disputes Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1981-04-13 | SLB-1981-L-11393

    An Act to establish a panel to encourage settlement of trade Disputes and to make binding awards where negotiation fails; to restrict industrial action while the panel consider the dispute; to provide for the enforcement of awards and collective agreements and for the recovery of the expenses of providing the panel; to repeal the Trade Disputes Act 1976; and for connected purposes. No. 3.

  11. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

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

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

  12. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act 1979. No. 3.

    Adoption: 1979 | SLB-1979-L-12257

  13. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Education Act (Cap. 69). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1978-09-28 | SLB-1996-L-105135

  14. Solomon Islands - - 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

  15. Solomon Islands - - 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.

  16. Solomon Islands - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Trade Unions (Appeals) Rules (Legal Notice No. 16/1978).

    Adoption: 1978 | SLB-1978-M-71914

  17. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Prisons Act. - Prisons Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1972 | SLB-1972-L-71921

    Part VII deals with employment of prisoners.

  18. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (Apprenticeship) Rules 1970. Legal Notice No. 106.

    Adoption: 1970-11-19 | SLB-1970-R-5458

  19. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Ordinance 1969.

    Adoption: 1969-06-30 | SLB-1969-R-17950

    An Ordinance to amend the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance [Cap. 30]. Inter alia, inserts a new Second Schedule (diseases and the corresponding occupations); repeals L.N. 85/64 of 18 Aug. 1964 (declaration of occupational diseases). No. 7.

  20. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Unions (Accounts) Regulations (Legal Notice No. 102/1968).

    Adoption: 1968 | SLB-1968-R-71915

  21. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Unions Regulations (Legal Notice No. 101/1968)

    Adoption: 1968 | SLB-1968-R-71916

  22. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Trade Unions Act (Act No. 4 of 1966) (Cap. 76). - Trade Unions Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1966 | SLB-1966-L-71913

    Part I. Preliminary
    Part II. Appointment of registrar
    Part III. Registration
    Part IV. Rights and liabilities
    Part V. Constitution and rules
    Part VI. Amalgamation and dissolution
    Part VII. Application of funds
    Part VIII. Picketing and intimidation and other matters relating to disputes
    Part IX. Regulations
    Part X. Offences and penalties
    Part XI. Miscellaneous

  23. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Essential Services Act (Act No. 22 of 1963) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1963-12-27 | SLB-1963-L-111128

  24. Solomon Islands - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cooperative Societies Ordinance (Chapter73). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1953-12-16 | SLB-1953-R-32607

    An Ordinance to provide for the formation and to regulate the operations of Cooperative Societies.

  25. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Act. - Workmen's Compensation Act (Revised Edition 1996)

    Adoption: 1952 | SLB-1952-L-57391

    Comprehensive legislation on compensation to injured workmen. Makes provision for employer's liability for compensation for death or incapacity resulting from accident, compensation for occupational diseases, as well as several procedural matters.

  26. Solomon Islands - - Law, Act

    Islandersí Marriage Act, 1945 [Cap. 171|. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1945-10-31 | SLB-1945-L-111129

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