The Financial Industry » Legislation » Acts & Amendments

On this page you will find direct links to the relevant Acts in PDF format.

Please note that some Acts below appear in Consolidated format (i.e. with amendments incorporated). Amendments are listed separately as well. For other consolidated acts, please refer to Bahamas Laws Online.

Administration of Estates

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Arbitration

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Bahamas Investment Condominium & Related Amendment Acts

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Banking & Trusts

Regulatory

  • The Banks Act, 1909
  • The Banks & Trust Companies Regulations Act, 1965
  • The Banks & Trust Companies Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1989
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Private Trust Companies

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Purpose Trust

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Ordinary Trust

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Other Relevant Legislation

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Companies

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E-Commerce

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Executive Entities

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Foundations

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Gaming

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Immigration

  • The Bahamas Nationality Act, 1973
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Insurance

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International Co-operation, Anti Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism

  • The Money Laundering (Proceeds of Crime) Act 1996
  • The Money Laundering (Proceeds of Crime) Regulations 1996
  • The Money Laundering (Proceeds of Crime) Amendment Act 1999
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Miscellaneous

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Real Estate

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Securities & Investment Funds Industries

  • The Securities Industry Act, 1999
  • The Securities Industry (Amendment) Act 2001
  • The Securities Industry (Amendment) Act 2007
  • The Securities Industry (Amendment) Act 2008
  • The Securities Industry Regulations, 2000
  • The Securities Industry (Amendment) Regulations 2009
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Shipping

  • The Bahamas Maritime Authority Act, 1995
  • The Merchant Shipping Act, 1976
  • The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1979
  • The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1982
  • The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1995
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Official Gazetted copies of all Acts and Regulations may be obtained directly from Government Publications, Cabinet Office:

P.O. Box N 7147
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
Tel: (242) 322-2410
Fax : (242) 328-8294
http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/