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We are pleased to announce that The Bahamas Laws Online Website has been upgraded to enable users to have access to laws passed since the last consolidated Law Revision Exercise in 2009. However, Most of the Acts and Subsidiary legislation are available at this time. Legislation as it is passed will continue to be uploaded over time.

While it is the aim of the Government to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website, errors can be made and information can become outdated. Therefore, the information on this website should not be relied on as the authoritative text. The authoritative texts can be found in the Official Gazettes of The Bahamas which can be purchased from Government Publications located on Bay Street.

The Government assumes no liability or responsibility for the inaccuracy and inaccessibility of any of the laws via this website.

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Repealed Legislation
Item No Short Title Category Date Repealed
1909-0006 Coroners Act Administration of Justice - Courts Wednesday, 23 February 2011
1919-0012 Music and Dancing Licences Act Revenue Saturday, 01 January 2011
1933-0008 Shop Licences Act Revenue Saturday, 01 January 2011
1939-0013 Liquor Licences Act Revenue Saturday, 01 January 2011
1942-0008 Dog Licence Act Revenue Tuesday, 04 October 2011
1956-0017 Electricity Act Electricity Thursday, 28 January 2016
1961-0040 Town Planning Act Surveyors, Planning, Land and Economic Development Saturday, 01 January 2011
1961-0041 Private Roads and Sub-divisions Act Surveyors, Planning, Land and Economic Development Saturday, 01 January 2011
1963-0077 Sports Act Entertainment and Sport Friday, 29 July 2011
1965-0025 Abandoned Wreck Act Shipping, Ports and Harbours Wednesday, 01 February 2012
1965-0031 Private Roads and Sub-divisions (Out Islands) Act Surveyors, Planning, Land and Economic Development Saturday, 01 January 2011
1966-0013 The Bahamas Telecommunications Corporation Act Post, Telephone and Broadcasting Monday, 04 April 2011
1970-0012 Bahamas Mission of Seventh-day Adventists Incorporation (Change of Name and Amendment) Act Supplementary Wednesday, 01 June 2011
1973-0021 Financial Administration and Audit Act Finance Saturday, 01 October 2011
1974-0001 Medical Act Medical and Public Health Wednesday, 16 July 2014
1974-0007 Out Islands Electricity Act Electricity Thursday, 28 January 2016
1980-0008 Business Licence Act Trade and Industry Saturday, 01 January 2011
1983-0011 External Insurance Act Insurance Wednesday, 19 August 2009
1989-0025 Registration of Business Names Act Trade and Industry Saturday, 01 January 2011
1999-0001 Securities Industry Act Finance Friday, 30 December 2011
2000-0003 Telecommunications Act Post, Telephone and Broadcasting Monday, 04 April 2011
2003-0005 Tariff Act Customs and Excise: Import and Export Monday, 01 July 2013
2008-0016 Excise Act Customs and Excise: Import and Export Monday, 01 July 2013