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Subsidiary Made in the Year
WARNING: The table below presents the historical initial release version [1] of each Legislation file only, and may not be the correct (current) version. All CURRENT Legislation is grouped under the CURRENT menu.
Item No Short Title Date Commenced
2017-0002 Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Flats Fishing) Regulations 2017 Monday, 09 January 2017
2017-0003 Miscellaneous Written Law (Rectification) Order 2017 Tuesday, 24 January 2017
2017-0004 Civil Aviation (Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents) Regulation, 2017 Wednesday, 25 January 2017
2017-0005 Civil Aviation (Civil Penalties) Regulation, 2017 Wednesday, 25 January 2017
2017-0006 Civil Aviation (Air Navigation)(Amendment) Regulations, 2017 Wednesday, 25 January 2017
2017-0007 Civil Aviation (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Wednesday, 25 January 2017
2017-0011 Securities Industries (Disciplinary Proceedings)(Hearings and Settlements) Rules, 2017 Tuesday, 07 February 2017
2017-0013 House of Assembly Revision of Boundaries and Re-distribution of Seats Order, 2017 Wednesday, 15 March 2017
2017-0016 Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Regulations 2017 Monday, 30 November -0001
2017-0017 Industry Encouragement (Approved Product)(Uniquely Bahamian Boutique Ltd.) Order, 2017 Monday, 13 March 2017
2017-0018 Industry Encouragement (Approved Manufacturer)(Uniquely Bahamian Boutique Ltd.) Order, 2017 Monday, 13 March 2017
2017-0019 International Tax Cooperation (Amendment to Schedule) (Republic of Georgia) Order, 2017 Tuesday, 14 March 2017
2017-0021 Industries Encouragement (Approved Manufacturer)(Tamarind International Hair Supplies Limited)(Revocation) Order, 2017 Wednesday, 15 March 2017
2017-0022 Judicial and Legal Service (Prescribed Public Offices) Act (Amendment of Schedule) Order Monday, 20 March 2017
2017-0023 Judges Remuneration and Pensions Act (Allowances) (Amendment) Order, 2017 Wednesday, 22 March 2017
2017-0024 Judges Remuneration and Pensions Act (Amendment to Schedule) Order,2017 Wednesday, 22 March 2017
2017-0025 Judges Remuneration and Pensions Act (Extension to Justice of Appeal)(Amendment) Order, 2017 Wednesday, 22 March 2017
2017-0026 House of Assembly Revision of Boundaries and Re-distribution of Seats (Amendment) Order, 2017 Wednesday, 29 March 2017
2017-0035 Industries Encouragement (Approved Product)(Integrated Plastics Limited) Order, 2017 Wednesday, 26 April 2017
2017-0036 Industries Encouragement (Approved Manufacturer)(Integrated Plastics Limited) Order, 2017 Wednesday, 26 April 2017
2017-0038 Road Traffic (Surrender of Number Plates) Order,2017 Monday, 01 May 2017
2017-0039 Road Traffic (Taxi-Cab)(New Providence ZoneFares)(Amendment) Regulations, 2017 Monday, 01 May 2017
2017-0040 Taxi-Cab Maximum Fares (Amendment)Regulations, 2017 Monday, 01 May 2017
2017-0043 Public Service Commission (Foreign Service Order)(Amendment) Regulations, 2017 Tuesday, 09 May 2017
2017-0044 Local Government (Town Areas and Town Committee Members) Order 2017 Friday, 26 May 2017
2017-0045 Local Government (Councillors) (Third Schedule Districts) Order 2017 Friday, 26 May 2017
2017-0046 Local Government (Councillors) (Second Schedule Districts) Regulations 2017 Friday, 26 May 2017
2017-0047 Local Government (Town Areas and Town Committee Members)(Amendment) Order 2017 Friday, 26 May 2017
2017-0048 Local Government (Councillors) (Third Schedule Districts)(Amendment) Order 2017 Friday, 26 May 2017
2017-0049 Local Government (Councillors) (Second Schedule Districts)(Amendment) Regulations 2017 Friday, 26 May 2017
2017-0051 The Bahamas Registered Stock Directions, 2017 Bahamas Registered Stock 2020, 2022, 2024, 2027, and 2037 Tuesday, 04 July 2017
2017-0052 Currency (Notes and Coins)(Amendment) Order 2017 Friday, 07 July 2017
2017-0053 Payment Instruments (Oversight) Regulations, 2017 Friday, 21 July 2017
2017-0054 Industries Encouragement (Approved Product)(Graycliff Cigar Company LTD) Order 2017 Thursday, 27 July 2017
2017-0055 Industries Encouragement (Approved Manufacturer)(Graycliff Cigar Company LTD) Order 2017 Thursday, 27 July 2017
2017-0056 Industries Encouragement (Approved Product)(Cariluxe Bahamas LTD) Order 2017 Thursday, 27 July 2017
2017-0057 Industries Encouragement (Approved Manufacturer)(Cariluxe Bahamas LTD) Order 2017 Thursday, 27 July 2017