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Date Posted

Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 A bill for an act to amend the Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018 February 21st, 2019
Arbitration (Amendment) Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to amend the Arbitration Act January 24th, 2019
International Commercial Arbitration Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to provide for international commercial arbitration January 24th, 2019
Fiscal Responsibility Bill, 2018 A vill for an act to establish the principles and procedures of Responsible Fiscal Management and to facilitate effective parliamentary and public scrutiny of the fiscal performance of the government September 24th, 2018
Road Traffic (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to amend the Road Traffic Act to require the payment of outstanding fines in respect of traffic offences before the grant of a driving licence; to require the immediate production of a certificate of insurance, driving licence upon the request of a police officer; and to prohibit the use of electronic communication devices while driving September 24th, 2018
The Bahamas Baptist Missionary & Educational Convention Incorporated Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to Incorporate The Bahamas Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention in The Bahamas September 24th, 2018
Economic Empowerment Zones Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to promote the redevelopment of communities of The Bahamas through the granting of certain exemptions and fiscal incentives for the renovation and restoration of property and the encouragement of businesses in a designated economic empowerment zone and for matters connected thereto July 19th, 2018
Roads (Amendment) Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to amend the Roads Act July 19th, 2018

Appropriation (Capital Development) (2018/2019) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act for the Appropriation of the sum of two hundred ninety nine million three hundred nineteen thousand eight dollars for and towards defraying the expenses of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas for capital development for the financial year ending 30th June, 2019 June 6th, 2018

Appropriation (Revenue Account Expenses) (2018/2019) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act for the Appropriation of divers sums of money for and towards defraying the expenses of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on revenue account for the financial year commencing 1st July, 2018 and ending 30th June, 2019 June 6th, 2018

Business Licence (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Business Licence Act June 6th, 2018

Business Licence (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

  June 6th, 2018

City of Nassau Revitalization (Extension of Time) Order, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(3) of the City of Nassau Revitalization Act (Ch. 328B), makes the following Order - June 6th, 2018

Customs Management (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Customs Management Act June 6th, 2018

Customs Management (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 354 and 355 of the Customs Management Act, 2011, makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018

Excise Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to provide for the imposition and collection of Excise Taxes and for connected purposes June 6th, 2018

Family Islands Development Encouragement (Extension of Time) Order, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3(3) of the Family Islands Development Encouragement Act (Ch. 328A), makes the following Order - June 6th, 2018

Financial Administration and Audit (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Financial Administration and Audit Act June 6th, 2018

Gaming House Operator (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, after consultation with the Board, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 81 of the Gaming Act, 2014, makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018

Grand Bahamas (Port Area) Investment Incentives (Extension of Time for Applications (No.2) Order, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 15(2) of the Grand Bahama (Port Area) Investment Incentives Act, 2016, makes the following Order - June 6th, 2018

Harbour Dues (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Harbour Dues Act June 6th, 2018

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Industrial Relations Act June 6th, 2018

Police Force (Amendment) Bill 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Police Force Act June 6th, 2018

Police Force (Fees for Services) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 125(1) of the Police Force Act, 2009 (No. 3 of 2009), makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018

Port Authorities (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Port Authorities Act June 6th, 2018

Price Control (General) (Amendment) (NO.2) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Price Control Act (Ch. 339), makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Road Traffic Act June 6th, 2018

Ship and Port Facility (Security) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 185, 187 AND 289 of the Merchant Shipping Act (Ch. 268), makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018

Stamp (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Stamp Act June 6th, 2018

The Bahamas Nationality (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 19 of The Bahamas Nationality Act (Ch. 190), makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018

Tugs and Tenders (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 25 of the Port Authorities Act (Ch. 269), makes the following Order - June 6th, 2018

Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018

A bill for an act to amend the Value Added Tax Act June 6th, 2018

Value Added Tax (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 96 of the Value Added Tax Act, makes the following regulations - June 6th, 2018
Multinational entities Financial Report Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to provide for country by country reporting of profit or losses attributed to entities incorporated or resident within The Bahamas May 17th, 2018
Register of Beneficial Ownership Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to provide for a register of beneficial ownership May 17th, 2018
Access to Affordable Homes Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to promote greater access to affordable homes through the grant of certain exemptions for the building of dwelling homes on serviced lots within a government owned subdivision May 17th, 2018
Juries (Amendment) Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to amend the Juries Bill May 17th, 2018
Anti-Terrorism Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to criminalise terrorism, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the financing of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to provide for the detection, prevention, prosecution, conviction and punishment of such activities and the confiscation, forfeiture and seizure of those involved in such activities May 17th, 2018
Fiscal Responsibility Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to establish the principles and procedures of responsible fiscal management and to facilitate effective parliamentary and public scrutiny of the fiscal performance of the government May 14th, 2018
Financial Transactions Reporting Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to repeal and replace the Financial Transactions Reporting Act and for matters connected thereto February 5, 2018
Proceeds of Crime Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to consolidate and strengthen measures to recover the Proceeds and Instrumentalities of Crime and to combat identified risks February 5, 2018
Electricty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to amend the Electricity Act January 23, 2018
Electricty Rate Reduction Bond (Amendment) Bill, 2018 A bill for an act to amend the Electricity Rate Reduction Bond Act, 2015 January 23, 2018
Travellers Currency Declaration (Amendment) Bill, 2018 An act to amend the Travellers Currency Declaration Act January 23, 2018
Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Pensions Act November 10, 2017
Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Civil Aviation Act October 23, 2017
Commercial Enterprises Bill, 2017 A bill for an act for the designation of specified Commercial Enterprises and specified Commercial Economic Zones in The Bahamas October 23, 2017
Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Companies Act to provide for the registration of non-profit organisations October 23, 2017
Grand Bahama (Port Area) Extension of Tax Exemptions Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to repeal the Grand Bahama (Port Area) Investment Incentives Act and to provide for exemptions from certain taxes and rates October 23, 2017
Integrity Commission Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as the Integrity Commission to promote and enhance ethical conduct for Parliamentarians, Senators, Public Officials and other persons; To provide measures for the prevention, detection and investigation of acts of corruption; To repeal the Public Disclosure Act and to provide for matters connected therewith October 23, 2017
Ombudsman Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to provide for the Office of Ombudsman October 23, 2017
Interception of Communication Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to provide for the Interception of Communications and the provision of information for interception in The Bahamas and for related matters October 2, 2017
National Intelligence Agency Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to establish a body to be known as the National Intelligence Agency and to provide for its functions, powers, organization and management and for connected purposes October 2, 2017
Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Constitution to provide for the establishment of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and for matters connected thereto Sept. 25, 2017
Appropriation (Capital Development) (2017/2018) Bill, 2017 A bill an act for the appropriation of the sum of two hundred and twenty nine million seven hundred and twenty five thousand and two hundred dollars for and towards defraying the expenses of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas for capital development for the financial year ending 30th June, 2018 June 6, 2017
Appropriation (Revenue Account Expenses) (2017/2018) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act for the Appropriation of divers sums of money for and towards defraying the expenses of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on Revenue Account for the financial year commencing 1st July, 2017 and ending 30th June, 2018. June 6, 2017
Business Licence (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Business Licence Act to provide for the imposition of interest on late payment of tax, streamlining of payment of tax for groups registered under the Value Added Tax Act and other matters related thereto June 6, 2017
Constituency Capital Grant Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to provide for the allocation of Constituency Capital Grants for each constituency throughout The Bahamas to facilitate its development and for connected purposes June 6, 2017
Customs Management (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Customs Management Act June 6, 2017
Excise (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Excise Act June 6, 2017
Stamp (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Stamp Act June 6, 2017
Stamp (Surcharge Amnesty) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to provide for an amnesty period for the payment of surcharge June 6, 2017
Tariff (Amendment) Bill, 2017 A bill for an act to amend the Tariff Act June 6, 2017
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