Terms and Conditions

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to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website, errors can be made and information can become outdated.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.

I Disagree I Agree

Subsidiary Made 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 Public Holidays (Majority Rule Day, 2020) (Opening of Shops) Notice, 2020 Tuesday, 07 January 2020
2020-0002 The Bahamas Registered Stock Directions 2020 Bahamas Registered Stock 2023, 2025, 2027, 2030, 2040 and 2050 Wednesday, 08 January 2020
2020-0012 Quarantine (Novel Coronavirus “2019-NCOV”) ORDER, 2020 Wednesday, 12 February 2020
2020-0013 Health Services (Infectious Disease) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 12 February 2020
2020-0014 Interception of Communication Act, 2018 (Appointed Day) Notice, 2020 Monday, 17 February 2020
2020-0020 Quarantine (Novel Coronavirus “2019-NCOV”) (NO.2) ORDER, 2020 Monday, 16 March 2020
2020-0022 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 Wednesday, 18 March 2020
2020-0023 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) (No. 1) Regulations, 2020 Friday, 20 March 2020
2020-0025 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 2020 Friday, 20 March 2020
2020-0026 Quarantine (Novel Coronavirus “2019-NCOV”) (No. 3) Order, 2020 Friday, 20 March 2020
2020-0027 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 24 March 2020
2020-0028 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 24 March 2020
2020-0030 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations, 2020 Friday, 27 March 2020
2020-0031 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2020 Friday, 27 March 2020
2020-0032 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 17 March 2020
2020-0034 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) Order, 2020 Friday, 03 April 2020
2020-0039 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 08 April 2020
2020-0040 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 7) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 08 April 2020
2020-0041 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations, 2020 Tuesday, 14 April 2020
2020-0042 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 8) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 15 April 2020
2020-0043 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 3) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 15 April 2020
2020-0046 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 9) Order, 2020 Thursday, 16 April 2020
2020-0047 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No.3) (Amendment) Order, 2020 Thursday, 16 April 2020
2020-0048 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) Order, 2020 Thursday, 16 April 2020
2020-0049 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations, 2020 Monday, 20 April 2020
2020-0051 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations, 2020 Friday, 24 April 2020
2020-0057 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 11) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 29 April 2020
2020-0058 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 12) Order, 2020 Friday, 01 May 2020
2020-0059 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 5) Order, 2020 Friday, 01 May 2020
2020-0060 Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules, 2020 Monday, 04 May 2020
2020-0061 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 06 May 2020
2020-0062 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 06 May 2020
2020-0063 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 6) Order, 2020 Friday, 08 May 2020
2020-0064 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 3) Order, 2020 Friday, 08 May 2020
2020-0065 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Bimini) (Lockdown) Order, 2020 Thursday, 14 May 2020
2020-0066 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 7) Order, 2020 Friday, 15 May 2020
2020-0067 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Bimini) (Lockdown) (Amendment) Order, 2020 Monday, 18 May 2020
2020-0069 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 3) (Amendment) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 20 May 2020
2020-0070 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order, 2020 Thursday, 21 May 2020
2020-0071 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Ecumenical Service for Hurricane Dorian Casualties) Order, 2020 Thursday, 21 May 2020
2020-0072 The Bahamas Registered Stock Directions 2020 Bahamas Registered Stocks (No. 3) 2021 Friday, 22 May 2020
2020-0073 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order, 2020 Friday, 22 May 2020
2020-0074 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 8) Order, 2020 Friday, 22 May 2020
2020-0081 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 6) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 26 May 2020
2020-0087 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 9) Order, 2020 Friday, 29 May 2020
2020-0088 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (No. 4) Order, 2020 Thursday, 28 May 2020
2020-0089 Emergency Powers (Covid 19)(No. 4)(Amendment) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 02 June 2020
2020-0090 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Bimini)(Lockdown)(Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Friday, 29 May 2020
2020-0091 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Lockdown) (No. 10) Order, 2020 Monday, 08 June 2020
2020-0092 Emergency Powers (Covid 19)(No. 4) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Monday, 08 June 2020
2020-0101 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) Regulations, 2020 Tuesday, 30 June 2020
2020-0102 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 30 June 2020
2020-0103 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) (Special Provisions) Order, 2020 Tuesday, 30 June 2020
2020-0108 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Friday, 17 July 2020
2020-0110 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 Wednesday, 22 July 2020
2020-0111 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 22 July 2020
2020-0112 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) (Beaches) (No. 2) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 22 July 2020
2020-0113 Emergency Powers (Covid 19 Pandemic) (Grand Bahama) (Lockdown) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 22 July 2020
2020-0114 Emergency Powers (Covid 19) (Special Provisions) (Amendment) Order, 2020 Wednesday, 22 July 2020