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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
2020-0001 Register of Beneficial Ownership (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 2019 Monday, 06 January 2020
2020-0002 Investment Funds (Amendment) Act, 2020 Tuesday, 11 February 2020
2020-0003 Tax Appeal Commission Act, 2020 Monday, 01 July 2019
2020-0008 Appropriation (Revenue Account Expenses) (2020/2021) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0009 Appropriation (Capital Development) (2020/2021) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0010 Tariff (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0011 Excise (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0012 Value Added Tax (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0013 Stamp (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0014 Customs Management (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0015 Business License (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0016 Real Property Tax (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0017 City of Nassau Revitalization (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0018 Financial Administration and Audit (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0020 Ports Authorities (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0021 Fisheries Resources (Jurisdiction and Conservation) (Amendment) Act, 2020 Wednesday, 01 July 2020
2020-0022 Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2020 Tuesday, 01 September 2020
2020-0023 Protection of Depositors (Amendment) Act, 2020 Tuesday, 01 September 2020
2020-0024 Central Bank of The Bahamas Act, 2020 Tuesday, 01 September 2020