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  1. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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 - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  3. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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

  4. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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

  5. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  6. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  7. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  8. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  9. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  10. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  11. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  12. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  13. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

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

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

  14. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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".

  15. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  16. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  17. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  18. Tuvalu - General provisions - 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.

  19. Tuvalu - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Ordinance 1966 (Chapter 84). - Ordinance on-line (Revised Edition 1978) Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1966-04-21 | Date of entry into force: 1966-04-22 | TUV-1966-R-74115

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Administration
    Part III - Wages and Hours of Work
    Part IV - Minimum Wage
    Part V - Recruiting of Workers
    Part VI - Written Contracts of Employment
    Part VII - Forced Labour
    Part VIII - Employment of Women
    Part IX - Employment of Children and Other Young Persons
    Part X - Apprentices
    Part XI - Care of Workers
    Part XII - General
    Part XIII - Regulations
    Part XIV - Savings

  20. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Cap. 10.20). - Code on-line (Revised Edition 1978) Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1965-10-18 | TUV-1965-L-74116

    Regulates crimes and sanctions against crimes including corruption and the abuse of office (Part X) and unlawful compulsory labour (section 249).

  21. Tuvalu - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 10.05). - Code on-line (Revised Edition 1990) Revised Edition 2008

    Adoption: 1963-10-14 | TUV-1963-L-74114

    Regulates the procedures to be followed in criminal cases.


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