What is available at this site ?
At this site, you can view the consolidated laws as they appear in the official loose-leaf volumes of the 2000 Revised Edition of the Statute Law and Subsidiary Legislation of The Bahamas.
Are the Acts and Statutory Instruments protected by copyright ?
Yes. This website and its contents are subject to Government of The Bahamas Copyright Act, Chapter 323.
How do I go about seeking legal or professional advice in The Bahamas?
You may contact The Bahamas Bar Association via e-mail (see CONTACT US menu) or via Telephone: 1-242-326-3276 or Facsimile: 1-242-328-4615.
The Bahamas Bar Association will provide you with a list of attorneys whom you can choose to assist you with your request.
Where can I obtain a complete set of the Revised Laws of The Bahamas in CD-ROM or hard copy form ?
International users may obtain a complete set of the consolidated version of the laws in hard copy form or a CD-ROM version from The Cabinet Office, at —
P. O. Box N-7147
Where can I obtain a gazetted copy of a particular piece of legislation?
International users may obtain a copy of an Official Gazette from The Cabinet Office, at —
P. O. Box N-7147
Local users may obtain copies of Official Gazettes from the Government Publications Office situated at —
Lighthouse Parking Lot
Which browsers are compatible with this site ?
Internet Explorer 6.0+, Firefox 1.0+ and Netscape 6.0+
What is a "List of Acts or Subsidiary Legislation by Year?"
A list of Acts or Statutory Instruments can be found under the LEGISLATION menu, and will allow users to view any amending or new legislation passed since the last consolidation of the laws.
How do I find if there is an amendment to an Act or a Statutory Instrument?
All amending legislation in force as at 31st December, 2009 is incorporated in the principal Act or Subsidiary Legislation, and will contain a reference to the amending Act in the marginal note to the section that was amended. Any amending legislation, if any, after that date can be located by examining the lists of Acts for each year.
When will the laws be next consolidated ?
There is no fixed date for the next consolidation. However, it is our goal to update the loose leaf volumes and the CD-ROM versions every two years.