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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to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website, errors can be made and information can become outdated.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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Principal and Amending Acts Passed in the Year
WARNING: The table below presents the initial release version [1] of each Legislation file only, and may not be the correct (current) version. All CURRENT Legislation is grouped under the LEGISLATION>LAWS menu.
Item No Short Title Date Commenced
2018-0001 Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2018 Monday, 26 February 2018
2018-0002 Electricity Rate Reduction Bond (Amendment) Act, 2018 Monday, 26 February 2018
2018-0004 Proceeds of Crime Act, 2018 Friday, 25 May 2018
2018-0005 Financial Transactions Reporting Act, 2018 Friday, 25 May 2018
2018-0006 Electricity (Amendment)(No.2) Act, 2018 Monday, 26 February 2018
2018-0007 Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity)(Amendment) Act, 2018 Thursday, 28 June 2018
2018-0024 Access to Affordable Homes Act, 2018 Monday, 02 July 2018
2018-0025 Multinational Entities Financial Reporting Act, 2018 Monday, 01 January 2018