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  1. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Climate Change Resilience Act 2019 (Act No. 9 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-07-01 | TUV-2019-L-109639

    PART I - PRELIMINARY
    1 Short Title
    2 Interpretation
    3 Conventions to which this Act applies
    4 Act to bind the Crown
    5 Territorial application

    PART II OBJECTIVES AND COMMITMENTS
    6 Policy objectives
    7 Purposes of the Act
    8 Commitments
    9 Greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets

    PART III ADMINISTRATION
    10 Functions and powers of the Minister
    11 Delegation of functions and powers to the Director
    12 Department of Climate Change and Disaster
    13 Director of the Department
    14 Delegation of powers by the Director
    15 Functions of the Department in building resilience to climate change
    16 Functions of the Department relating to climate change related Conventions
    17 Precautionary approach

    PART IV FORUM, COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES
    18 National Climate Change Resilience Forum
    19 National Advisory Council on Climate Change
    20 Council to provide advice and to act as competent authority

    PART V POLICIES TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE
    21 National Climate Change Policy
    22 Strategies and plans to address climate change
    23 Responsibilities in implementation
    24 Requirement to provide assistance and information for data collection and analysis
    25 Climate Change and Disaster Survival Fund
    26 Climate Change and Disaster Levy

    PART VI ENFORCEMENT
    27 Prohibition on the exploration, mining and extraction of fossil fuels
    28 Supplying false information
    29 Penalty for carrying out any activity or project without approval
    30 Activity to cease
    31 Offences by corporations
    32 Immunity

    PART VII MISCELLANEOUS
    33 Regulations
    34 Consequential amendments
    35 Saving and transitional provisions

    SCHEDULE
    LIST OF INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS

  2. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Immigration (Amendment) Act 2019 (Act No. 2 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-04-17 | TUV-2019-L-109640

  3. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Prescription of Salaries (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No.15 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-01 | TUV-2016-L-105161

  4. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No. 5 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-03 | TUV-2016-L-105160

  5. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Health Professional Act 2016 (Act No. 4 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-27 | TUV-2016-L-105159

    PART 1 - PRELIMINARY
    1 Short Title and Commencement
    2 Interpretation
    3 Purpose

    PART 2 - THE BOARD
    4 The Health Professionals Registration Board
    5 Functions of the Board
    6 Procedures of the Board
    7 Classes of health professionals
    8 Applications for registration
    9 Granting or declining registration
    10 Renewal of registration
    11 Register of health professionals
    PART 3 - TEMPORARY REGISTRATIONS
    12 Temporary registration
    13 Visiting health professionals
    14 Fees
    15 Suspension of registration
    16 Cancellation, Removal of registration
    17 Complaints against health professionals
    18 Inquiries against health professionals
    19 Result of inquiry
    20 Appeals
    21 Offences
    22 Annual report
    23 Regulations
    24 Savings and transitional provisions
    25 Repeals

    SCHEDULE

    Repeals the following Acts:
    - The Medical and Dental Practitioners Act 1964; and
    - The Nurses and Midwives Act 1968.

  6. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Climate Change and Disaster Survival Fund Act 2015 (Act No. 11 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-01 | TUV-2016-L-102715

  7. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Family Protection and Domestic Violence (Amendment) Act 2015 (Act No. 12 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | TUV-2015-L-102716

  8. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Electoral Provisions Parliament (Amendment) Act 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-01-01 | TUV-2015-L-98666

  9. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Public Broadcasting Act 2014 (Act No. 16 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-01-01 | TUV-2015-L-98669

  10. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Tuvalu Seabed Minerals Act 2014 (Act No. 14 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-13 | TUV-2014-L-98670

    An Act to provide for the sustainable management of Tuvalu's seabed minerals, and the regulation of prospecting, exploration and mining activities within national jurisdiction and beyond, in accordance with Tuvalu's responsibilities under international law.

    This Act repeals the Minerals Development Licensing Act.

  11. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Family Protection and Domestic Violence Act 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-18 | TUV-2014-L-98665

  12. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Electoral Provisions (Parliament) Amendment Act 2014 8Act No. 7 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-18 | TUV-2014-L-98667

  13. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2014 (Act No. 4 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-22 | TUV-2014-L-98668

    Amends provision concerning the definition of murder and maximum penalties.

  14. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Immigration Regulations 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014 | TUV-2014-R-102725

  15. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Prescription of Salaries (Amendment) Act 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-24 | TUV-2013-L-98661

  16. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Tuvalu Red Cross Society and Geneva Conventions Act 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-24 | TUV-2013-L-98664

  17. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention 2006) Regulations (L.N. No. 4 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-24 | TUV-2013-R-102720

  18. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (STCW Convention 2010) Regulations (L.N. No. 5 of 2013) (CAP. 48.28.6). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | TUV-2013-R-102724

  19. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Maritime Zones Act 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | TUV-2012-L-95602

  20. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-04 | TUV-2012-L-95603

  21. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Constitution (Recognition of Traditional Standards, Values and Practices) Amendment Act 2010 (Act No. 6 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-01-01 | TUV-2011-L-89618

    Amends sections 12(2), 26(1), 27(2) and 29(5) and inserts a new section 15(6). The purpose of the amendments is to protect the island communities of Tuvalu from the spread of religious beliefs which threaten the cohesiveness of island communities; to provide the powers necessary to make laws to restrict the exercise of certain constitutional freedoms, where the exercise of those freedoms is inconsistent with a law, or an act done under law, which accords with the traditional standards, values and practices of the island communities of Tuvalu; and to provide legal recognition for the traditional practices of island communities to limit the establishment of religions on their islands.

  22. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Religious Organisations Restriction Act (Act No. 7 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-01-01 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-03 | TUV-2011-L-89619

    1. Short Title
    2. Commencement
    3. Interpretation
    4. Restriction on establishment of religious organisations
    within Falekaupule Area
    5. Offence of permitting unauthorised religious assembly
    6. Restrictions of attending unauthorised religious assembly
    7. Transitional provisions

  23. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Prescription of Salaries (Amendment) Act 2009 (Act No. 11 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2009-12-03 | TUV-2010-L-98663

  24. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Counter Terrorism and Transnational Organised Crime Act 2009 (Act No. 6 of 2009) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-30 | TUV-2009-L-85519

    In addition to providing for measures against terrorism, the Act also provides for the offence of trafficking in persons (Part 8) which includes provisions concerning the trafficking of children, the employment of illegal immigrants and the treatment of victims of trafficking. Part 9 deals with peoples smuggling and offences related to this as well as penalties if convicted.

  25. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Environmental Protection Act (Cap. 30.25). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 2008-08-18 | TUV-2008-L-85527

    Provides for the protection and management of the environment in Tuvalu.

  26. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Ozone Protection Act, 2008 (CAP. 30.30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-08-18 | TUV-2008-L-109668

  27. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Tuvalu Maritime Training Institute Act (Cap. 48.40). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 2000-07-01 | TUV-2000-L-85536

    Provides for the establishment of the Tuvalu Maritime Training Institute, it functions and powers.

  28. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 1999 (Act No. 5 1999). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1999-08-30 | TUV-1999-L-74112

    Amends the Provident Fund Act 1984 (Cap. 86) by repealing section 5 of the Act concerning the discontinuance of the Special Death Benefit Fund.

  29. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Constitution of Tuvalu (Amendment) Act 1992 (No. 2 of 1992). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1992-08-13 | TUV-1992-L-74110

    Amends the Principal Act by repealing the words "Chief of Police" in the sections listed in the schedule to the Act and substituting "Commissioner of Police".

  30. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 1992 (Act 3 of 1992). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1992-08-13 | TUV-1992-L-74111

    Amends the Provident Fund Act 1984, Cap 86, sections 3, 4(2), 5(1) and 19 concerning deductions.

  31. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Companies Act 1991 (Act 13 of 1991) (Cap. 40.08). - Act on-line Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1992-02-20 | TUV-1992-L-74109

    Provides for the incorporation of companies.

  32. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Employment (Form for Workers Recruiting Licence) Regulations (Cap. 40.28.1). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1991-09-01 | TUV-1991-L-85525

    The licence that may be issued by the Commissioner under section 35(1) of the Employment Act is in the form prescribed in the schedule.

  33. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Carriage of Passengers) Regulations (CAP. 48.28.1). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | TUV-1991-R-102717

  34. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Liability Convention) Regulations (CAP. 48.28.4). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | TUV-1991-R-102718

  35. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Load Line and Safety Conventions) Regulations (CAP. 48.28.3). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | TUV-1991-R-102719

  36. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Registration of Foreign Vessels) Regulations (CAP. 48.28.7). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | TUV-1991-R-102721

  37. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Registration) Regulations (CAP. 48.28.2). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | TUV-1991-R-102722

  38. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Safety) Regulations (CAP. 48.28.5). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | TUV-1991-R-102723

  39. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act (Cap. 48.28). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1988-06-01 | TUV-1988-L-85532

    Makes provision for the registration of ships, the control and regulation of merchant shipping including the verification of the proper qualifications of persons employed in service at sea. Also sets out the regulations, terms and conditions of employment for seafarers.

  40. Tuvalu - - Constitution

    Constitution of Tuvalu Act 1986 (Cap. 1.02). - Constitution on-line Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1986 | Date of entry into force: 1986-10-01 | TUV-1986-C-3899

    This Act establishes the new Constitution of Tuvalu, replacing the Independence Constitution. Contains various provisions on human rights.

  41. Tuvalu - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Education (Compulsory Education) Order (Cap. 30.05.4) - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1984-01-01 | TUV-1984-R-85523

    Provides that a child must attend school at the beginning of the school year during which he reaches the age of seven years and ending at the end of the school year during which he reaches the age of fifteen years.

  42. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Provident Fund Act (Cap. 32.08). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1984-01-01 | TUV-1984-L-85533

    Provides for the establishment of the National Provident Fund, its administration and financing as well as contributions, those that are covered under the Fund and the benefits and allowances which include retirement benefits, incapacity benefits, woman's home benefits, emigration benefits and death benefits.

  43. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Electoral Provisions (Parliament) Act (Cap. 4.04). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1980-11-04 | TUV-1980-L-85524

    Makes provision for the registration of electors and the election of members of parliament.

  44. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Public Service Act (Cap. 4.24). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1979-04-14 | TUV-1979-L-85535

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation of terms
    3. Application of Act
    4. Establishment Register and the creation of posts
    5. Employment of persons not paid out of public funds
    6. Public Service Advisory Committees
    7. Minister may issue General Administrative Orders
    8. Civil List and Gazette
    9. Additional functions of the Commission
    10. Commission may seek legal advice
    11. Granting and withholding of increments
    12. Annual Confidential Reports
    13. Classified documents
    14. Participation in politics

  45. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Prescription of Salaries Act (Cap. 4.16). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1978-10-01 | TUV-1978-L-98662

    Sets out salaries for certain Offices set out in the Constitution.

  46. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Education Act (Cap. 30.05). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1976-12-29 | TUV-1976-L-85522

    Regulates the Education system in Tuvalu and, inter alia, provides for the compulsory school age which the Minister is to provide per Island or group of Islands by Ministerial Order.

  47. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Industrial Relations Code (Cap 40.32). - Industrial Relations Code Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1975-01-01 | Date of entry into force: 1975-01-01 | TUV-1975-L-69541

    Comprehensive legislation concerning the settlement of trade disputes and regulating industrial relations. Divided into 7 parts. Part I contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 sets forth the procedures for settlement of disputes. Part 3 deals with conciliation, arbitration, settlements and inquiries into trade disputes. Part 4 concerns adherence to agreements and awards. Part 5 makes provision for protection of essential services, life and property. Part 6 deals with strike ballots. Part 7 contains miscellaneous provisions.

  48. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) (Tuvalu) Order, 1975 (CAP 48:30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | INT-1975-L-109670


    This Order extends to Tuvalu the provisions of the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971, with the necessary adaptations, enabling effect to be given to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage opened for signature in Brussels on 29th November 1969 (Cmnd. 4403). The Order also extends the provisions of Parts I and V of, and of Schedule 1 to the Merchant Shipping Act 1974, with the necessary adaptations, enabling effect to be given to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage opened for signature in Brussels on 18th December 1971 (Cmnd. 5061). The 1969 Convention provides uniform rules and procedures for determining questions of liability and for awarding compensation when damage is caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil from ships. The 1971 Convention sets up an international fund to provide a supplementary system for compensation and indemnification for such damage.

  49. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Custody of Children Act (Cap. 17.15). - Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1974-04-15 | TUV-1974-L-85520

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Custody orders
    4. Liability to maintain children
    5. Jurisdiction of courts
    6. Regulations

  50. Tuvalu - - Law, Act

    Shipping (Certification of Able Seamen) Act, 1970 (CAP. 48.36). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-03-14 | TUV-1970-L-109669

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