Belize Legislation

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Constitutional Law

Constitution of Belize

Constitution of Belize, 1981

Litigation And Court Procedure

Costs in Criminal Cases Act (ch 124)

Court of Appeal (ch 90)

Cruelty to Animals (ch 115)

District Courts Act (ch 97)

Family Courts Act (ch 93)

Inferior Courts Act (ch 94)

Juries Act (ch 128)

Oaths Act (ch 130)

Privy Council Appeals Act (ch 92)

Supreme Court of Judicature (ch 91)

Electoral Law

Belize City Council - Subsidiary Act (Ch 85s)

Belize City Council Act (Ch 85)

Belmopan City Council - Subsidiary Act

Belmopan City Council Act

Representation of the People Act (Ch 9)

Town Councils Act (Ch 87)

Town Councils Act - Subsidiary Act (Ch 87s)

Village Councils Act (Ch 88)

Village Councils Act - Subsidiary Act (Ch 88s)

Administrative / Public Law

Aliens Act (ch159)

Aliens Registration Act (ch 160)

Beilize City Council Act (ch 85)

Belizean Nationality Act (ch 161)

Belizean nationality act (ch 161)

Commision of Inquiry Act (ch 127)

Disaster Preparedness And Response Act (CH 145 )

Education Act (ch 36)

Gaming Control Act

National Library Service Act (ch 319)

Passports Act (ch 164)

Refugees Act (165)

Retired Persons (Incentives) Act

Social Security Act (ch 44)

Statistical Institute of Belize Act 2006

Statistics Act (ch 158)

Town Councils Act (ch 87)

University of Belize Act (ch 37)

Criminal Law

Belize Money Laundering Prevention Act

Crime Control and Criminal Justice (ch 102)

Criminal Code

Domestic Violence (ch 178)

Evidence Act (ch 95)

Extradiction (ch 112)

Misuse of Drugs (ch 103)

Money Laundering (Prevention) Act

Money Laundering (Prevention) Act

Money Laundering (Prevention) Act 2008

Money Laundering (Prevention) Regulations, 2008

Police Act (ch 138)

Police Act (ch 138)

Prevention of Corruption (ch 105)

Prevention of Crimes (ch 106)

Prisons Act (ch 139)

Prisons Act (ch 139)

Civil Law

Contract Act (ch 166)

Families and Children Act (ch 173)

Law of property (ch 190)

Marriage Act (ch 174)

Torts Act (ch 172)

Trusts Act (ch 202)

Wills Act (ch 203)

Commercial Law

Commercial Free Zone Act

Commercial Free Zones (CFZ) Act

Dangerous Goods Act (Ch 134)

Dangerous Goods Act Subsidiary (Ch 134)

Export Processing Zone (EPZ) Act

Export Processing Zone Act

Standards Act

Company Law

Business Names Act (ch 247)

Companies Act (ch 250)

Companies Act (ch 250)

Factories Act (ch 296)

International Business Companies Act (Cap 214A)

International Business Companies Act (Cap 214A)

International Business Companies Act (Cap 214A)

International Business Companies Act (Cap 214A)

International Business Companies Amendment Act

Limited Liability Partnerships Act

Limited Liability Partnerships Act

Limited Liability Partnerships Act

Protected Cell Companies (Registration) Regulations, 2008

Protected Cell Companies Act

Protected Cell Companies Act

Protected Cell Companies Act

Trusts Act

Trusts Act

Labor Law

Factories Act

International Labour Organization Conventions Act

Labour (Subsidiary Laws)

Labour Act

Labour Act

Protection Against Sexual Harassment Act

Protection Against Sexual Harassment Commencement Act Order

Public Safety Act

Retired Persons (Incentives) Act

Retired Persons (Incentives) Act

Trade Unions (ch 300)

Trade Unions Act

Trade Unions Regulations

Trade Unions and Employers Organizations (Registration, Status and Recognition) Act

Trade Unions and Employers Organizations (Registration, Status and Recognition) Act (Commencement) Order

Trade Unions and Employers organisations (ch 304)

Workmen's Compensation Act (ch 303)

Health Law

Medical Practice Act (Chapter 318)

Medical Services & Institution Act (Chapter 39)

Nurses and Midwives Registration Act (Chapter 321)

Public Health Act (Chapter 40)

Public Health Act (ch 40)

Quarantine Act (ch 41)

Subsidiary Public Health Act (Chapter 40)

Mining Law

Mines & Minerals Act

Tax Law

Customs Regulation Act (ch 49)

Customs and Excise Duties (ch 48)

Customs and Excise Duties Act (ch 48)

Departure Tax (ch 50)

Entertainment tax (ch 51)

Excise Regulation Act (ch 53)

Fiscal Incentive Act

Fiscal Incentive Act

Gaming Control Act

General Sales Tax Act 2005

Income Tax Rules governing payment

Income and Business Tax

Income and Business Tax (Ch 55)

Income and Business Tax Amendment 2004

Income and Business Tax Amendment 2005

Income and Business Tax Amendment 2005-2

Income and Business Tax Amendment 2006

Income and Business Tax Amendment 2008

Land Tax act (ch 58)

Produce Export Duties Act (ch 60)

Sales Tax (ch 63)

Towns Property Tax (ch 65)

Banking Law

Bankruptcy Act (ch 244)

Banks and Financial Institutions Act

Central Bank Act

Credit Union Act

Credit Unions (Amendment) Act, 2005

Credit Unions (Amendment) Act, 2007

Exchange Control Regulations Act (ch 52)

International Banking Act

International Banking Act

International Banking Act

International Banking Act

International Banking Act

International Financial Services Commission (Amendment) Act 2007

International Financial Services Commission (Licensing) Regulations, 2007

International Financial Services Commission Act

International Financial Services Commission Act (Ch 272)

International Financial Services Practitioners (Code of Conduct) Regulations, 2001

International Trusts Regulations, 2007

Money Laundering (Prevention) Act

Mutual Funds Act

Mutual Funds Act

Mutual Funds Regulations, 2000

Trust (Amendment) Act 2007

Trust and Company Service Providers (Best Practices) Regulations, 2007

Trusts Act

Trusts Act

Insurance Law

International Insurance Act

International Insurance Act

International Insurance Regulations, 2000

Communications And Media Law

Archives and Record Service Act 2004

Broadcasting and Television Act (ch 227)

Cinematographs Act (ch 241)

Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 290:01)

Freedom of Information Act (ch 13)

National Library Service Act subsidiary (ch 319s)

Telecommunications Act (ch 229)

Transport And Maritime Law

Abandoned Wreck Act (ch 235)

Belize Airports Authority Act (ch 238)

Belize Port Authority Act (ch 233)

Civil Aviation (ch 239)

Coastal Zone Management Act 2000

Coastal Zone Management- Subsidiary Act

Government Railway Act (ch 240)

Harbours and Merchant Shipping Act (ch 234)

Maritime Areas Act

Motor Vehicles Insurance Act (ch 231)

Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act (ch 230)

Public Roads (ch 232)

Registration of Merchant Ships Act (ch 236)

Registration of Merchant Ships Act (ch 236)

Wrecks and salvage (ch 237)

Environmental Law

Ancient Monuments and Antiquities Act (Ch 330)

Chicle Protection Act

Environmental Impact Assessment (Amendment) Regulations, 2007

Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations

Environmental Protection (Amendment) Act, 2009

Environmental Protection (Effluent Limitations) (Amendment) Regulations, 2009

Environmental Protection (Effluent Limitations) Regulations

Environmental Protection Act

Environmental Protection Act

Forest Fire Protection Act (ch 212)

Forest Fire Protection Act (ch 212)

Forests Act (ch 213)

Forests Act (ch 213)

Forests Act (ch 213)

Forests Act (ch 213)

Forests Act - Subsidiary - Forest Rules

Hazardous Waste Regulations

Hazardous Waste Regulations, 2009

National Park Systems Act (ch 215) 2005

National Park Systems Act (ch 215) 2005

National Parks Systems Act - Subsidiary legislation

Peticides Control Act (ch 216)

Pollution (Amendment) Regulations, 2009

Pollution Regulations

Private Forests Conservation Act

Water Resources mangement Act 2006

Wildlife Protection Act

Wildlife Protection Act

Wildlife Protection Act - Subsidiary Laws

Intellectual Property Law

Copyright Act (Cap. 252)

Copyright Orders (Cap. 252 S)

Industrial Designs (General Procedures) Administrative Instructions (A.I. No. 3 Of 2005)

Industrial Designs Act (Cap. 254)

Industrial Designs Regulations (Cap. 254 S)

Patents (Amendment) Act (No. 40 of 2005)

Patents (Electronic Filing) Administrative Instructions (A.I. No. 4 Of 2005)

Patents (General Procedures) Administrative Instructions (A.I. No. 2 Of 2005)

Patents Act (Cap. 253)

Patents Regulations (Cap. 253 S)

Protection Of Layout-designs (Topographies) Of Integrated Circuits Act (Cap. 256)

Protection Of Layout-designs (Topographies) Of Integrated Circuits Regulations (Cap. 256 S)

Protection Of New Plant Varieties Act (Cap. 255)

Protection Of New Plant Varieties Regulations (Cap. 255 S)

Trade Marks (General Procedures) Administrative Instructions (A.I. No. 1 Of 2005)

Trade Marks Act (Cap. 257)

Trade Marks Rules (CAP. 257 S)

Energy Law

Electricity Act (ch 221)

Petroleum Act (2000)

Water and Sewerage Act (ch 2220

Agriculture Law

Banana Industry Act (ch 205)

Belize Agricultural Health Authority Act (ch 211)

Fisheries Act (ch 210)

Fisheries Act (ch 210)

Land Utilization Act (Ch 188)

Meat and Livestoock Act (ch 214)

E-Commerce

Electronic Transactions Act

Arbitration Law

Arbitration Act (ch 125)

Law Sources

Belize Clearing Hoiuse

Belize Customs

Belize Intellectual Property Office

Belize Legal Information Network

Belize Legislation (CLII)

Belize Trade & Investment Development Service

Central Bank of Belize

Department of general Sales Tax

Department of the Environment

Elections and Boundaries Department

Income Tax Department

International Financial Services Commission

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment & Industry