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Revised Laws of the Solomon Islands Numerical Table of Acts

THE REVISED LAWS OF SOLOMON ISLANDS

PREPARED UNDER THE AUTHORITY
OF THE
REVISED EDITION OF THE LAWS ACT, 1995
BY

Ranjit Hewagama (Legal Draftsman) (Chairman)
Primo Afeau (Attorney-General)
John A. Paul (Secretary)
John Hauirae (Principal Asst. Legal Draftsman)
John Tebolo (Asst. Legal Draftsman)
Mariano Kelesi (Asst. Secretary)

Members of the Revised Edition of the Laws Commission appointed under the said Act.

VOL. I - IX

Chapters 1-181

To be purchased from
The Attorney General's Chambers, P.O. Box 111, Honiara, Solomon Islands

Printed in England by
Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited.
P.O. Box 62, Caxton Hill, Hertford

[Appointed by the Government of Solomon Islands, the Government Printers for the purpose of this edition of Laws]

1997

TITLE I ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

1. Affiliation, Separation and Maintenance

1

235

2. Arbitration

1

253

3. Bankruptcy

1

269

4. Closed Districts

1

353

5. Commission of Inquiry

1

359

6. Court of Appeal

1

367

7. Criminal Procedure Code

1

405

8. Crown Proceedings

1

521

9. Death and Fire Inquiries

1

545

10. Documentary Evidence

1

549

11. Emergency Powers

1

551

12. Essential Services

1

553

13. Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement)

1

557

14. Juvenile Offenders

1

573

15. Law Reform Commission

1

587

16. Legal Practitioners

1

593

17. Lighting Control

1

623

18. Limitation

1

625

19. Local Courts

1

655

20. Magistrate's Courts

2

709

21. Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement)

2

883

22. Notaries Public

2

891

23. Oaths

2

899

24. Official Oaths

2

901

25. Official Secrets

2

905

26. Penal Code

2

919

27. Preservation of Public Security

2

1073

28. Probation of Offenders

2

1077

29. Processions and Public Assemblies

2

1097

30. Public Solicitors

2

1101

31. Public Trustee

2

1119

32. Sedition

2

1145

33. Wills, Probate and Administration

2

1155

 

 

TITLE II AGRICULTURE, NATURAL PRODUCTS AND RESOURCES

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

34. Agricultural Quarantine

2

1227

35. Agriculture and Livestock

2

1269

36. Commodities Export Marketing Authority

2

1283

37. Diseases of Animals

2

1345

38. Fisheries

2

1359

39. Fisheries (United States of America) Treaty

3

1401

40. Forest Resources and Timber Utilisation

3

1437

41. Livestock Development Authority

3

1511

42. Mines and Minerals

3

1523

43. North New Georgia Timber Corporation

3

1577

44. Petroleum (Exploration)

3

1595

45. Wild Birds Protection

3

1619

 

TITLE III AVIATION

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

46. Aircraft (Tokyo, Hague and Montreal Conventions)

3

1627

47. Civil Aviation

3

1641

 

TITLE IV BANKING

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

48. Banking

3

1703

49. Central Bank of Solomon Islands

3

1723

50. Development Bank of Solomon Islands

3

1761

51. Exchange Control

3

1779

52. National Bank of Solomon Islands

3

1809

 

TITLE V CENSUS AND STATISTICS

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

53. Census

3

1815

54. Statistics

3

1819

 

TITLE VI CHARITABLE TRUSTS

Chapter

        

Volume

        

Page

55. Charitable Trusts

3

1831

56. Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

3

1843

 

TITLE VII CITIZENSHIP, DEPORTATION, EXTRADITION AND IMMIGRATION

Chapter

          

Volume

          

Page

57. Citizenship

3

1851

58. Deportation

3

1863

59. Extradition

3

1869

60. Immigration

3

1885

61. Passports

3

1933

62. Registration of Aliens

3

1949

 

TITLE VIII CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PRICE CONTROL

Chapter

          

Volume

          

Page

63. Consumer Protection

3

1957

64. Price Control

3

1975

 

TITLE IX DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR

Chapter

          

Volume

          

Page

65. Consular Conventions

3

1999

66. Consular Relations

3

2003

67. Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities

3

2033

 

TITLE X EDUCATION

Chapter

          

Volume

          

Page

68. College of Higher Education

3

2063

69. Education

3

2079

70. Libraries (Deposit of Books)

4

2107

71. National Library Service

4

2111

 

TITLE XI EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR ETC.

Chapter

          

Volume

          

Page

72. Employment

4

2123

73. Labour

4

2143

74. Safety at Work

4

2217

75. Trade Disputes

4

2265

76. Trade Unions

4

2291

77. Unfair Dismissal

4

2361

78. Workmen's Compensation

4

2369

 

TITLE XII FIREARMS AND DANGEROUS MATERIALS

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

79. Explosives

4

2417

80. Firearms and Ammunition

4

2451

81. Petroleum

4

2493

 

TITLE XIII INSURANCE

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

82. Insurance

4

2509

83. Motor Vehicles (Third-Party Insurance)

4

2563

 

TITLE IV LEGISLATION AND LEGISLATURE

Chapter

        

Volume

        

Page

84. Constitutional Offices (Terms and Conditions of Service)

4

2585

85. Interpretation and General Provisions

4

2617

86. Leadership Code (Further Provisions)

4

2649

87. National Parliament (Electoral Provisions)

4

2665

88. Ombudsman (Further Provisions)

4

2713

89. Prescription of Judges (Court of Appeal)

4

2727

90. Prescription of Judges (High Court)

4

2729

91. Prescription of Ministers

4

2731

92. Public Service

4

2733

93. Revision of Laws

4

2755

 

TITLE XV MARITIME LIMITS ETC.

Chapter

        

Volume

        

Page

94. Continental Shelf

4

2761

95. Delimitation of Marine Waters

4

2769

96. Fishery Limits

4

2787

 

TITLE XVI MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Chapter

        

Volume

        

Page

97. Animals (Control of Experiments)

5

2789

98. Dangerous Drugs

5

2793

99. Environmental Health

5

2825

100. Health Services

5

2889

101. Health Workers

5

2905

102. Medical and Dental Practitioners

5

2913

103. Mental Treatment

5

2925

104. Nursing Council

5

2955

105. Pharmacy and Poisons

5

2967

106. Quarantine

5

3057

 

TITLE XVII PENSIONS AND PROVIDENT FUNDS

Chapter

       

Volume

       

Page

107. Pensions

5

3137

108. Pensions (Increase)

5

3191

109. Solomon Islands National Provident Fund

5

3201

 

TITLE XVIII POLICE AND PRISONS

Chapter

      

Volume

      

Page

110. Police

5

3259

111. Prisons

5

3303

 

TITLE XIX POSTS, BROADCASTING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Chapter

     

Volume

      

Page

112. Broadcasting

5

3383

113. Post Office

5

3395

114. Solomon Telekom (Limitation of Liability)

5

3507

115. Telecommunications

5

3509

116. Television

5

3537

 

TITLE XX PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Chapter

     

Volume

     

Page

117. Local Government

6

3553

118. Provincial Government

6

3777

 

TITLE XXI PUBLIC FINANCE

Chapter

     

Volume

     

Page

119. Government Loans and Securities

6

3893

120. Public Finance and Audit

6

3905

 

TITLE XXII PUBLIC REVENUE

Chapter

          

Volume

    

Page

121. Customs and Excise

6

3933

122. Goods Tax

6

4181

123. Income Tax

7

4291

124. Licence

7

4415

125. Sales Tax

7

4423

126. Stamp Duties

7

4439

127. Tax Reserve Certificates

7

4457

 

TITLE XXIII PUBLIC UTILITIES

Chapter

          

Volume

          

Page

128. Electricity

7

4465

129. Roads

7

4531

130. Solomon Islands Water Authority

7

4549

131. Traffic

7

4611

 

TITLE XXIV REAL PROPERTY ETC.

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

132. Customary Land Records

7

4703

133. Land and Titles

7

4713

134. Land Surveys

7

4949

135. River Waters

7

4967

 

TITLE XXV REGULATION AND CONTROL OF VARIOUS MATTERS

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

136.  Armorial Bearing

7

4983

137. Cinematograph

7

4985

138. Copyright

7

5003

139. Gaming and Lotteries

8

5051

140. Home Finance Corporation

8

5101

141. International Financial Organisation

8

5117

142. Investment

8

5129

143. Investment Corporation

8

5139

144. Liquor

8

5153

145. Mamara-Tasivarongo-Mavo Development agreement

8

5211

146. Meteorology

8

5239

147. National Archives

8

5243

148. National Disaster Council

8

5253

149. National Parks

8

5265

150. Protection of Wrecks and War Relics

8

5273

151. Public holidays

8

5281

152. Research

8

5283

153. Solomon Islands Tourist Authority

8

5287

154. Town and Country Planning

8

5311

155. Weight and Measures

8

5363

 

TITLE XXVI RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

156. Church of Melanesia Trust Board (Incorporated)

8

5373

157. Church of the Province of Melanesia (Solomon Islands) Property

8

5379

 

TITLE XXVII SHIPPING AND PORTS

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

158. Carriage of Goods by Sea

8

5383

159. Light Dues and Harbours

8

5389

160. Merchant Shipping (Fees)

8

5393

161. Ports

8

5397

162. Seamen Discipline (Admiralty Transport)

8

5489

163. Shipping

8

5491

 

TITLE XXVIII SOCIETIES

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

164. Co-operative Societies

8

5587

165. Credit unions

8

5629

166. Solomon Islands National Sports Council

8

5659

167. Solomon Islands Red Cross Society

8

5671

 

TITLE XXIX STATUS

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

168. Births and Deaths (Registration)

8

5677

169. Births, Marriages and Deaths Registration

8

5685

170. Islanders' Divorce

8

5693

171. Islanders' Marriage

8

5709

172. Marriage of British Subjects (Facilities)

8

5723

 

TITLE XXX TRADE, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

Chapter

         

Volume

         

Page

173. Bee Industry

9

5725

174. Bills of Sale

9

5729

175. Companies

9

5741

176. Industrial Development Corporation

9

6235

177. Protected Industries

9

6249

178. Registration of Business Names

9

6257

179. Registration of United Kingdom Patents

9

6277

180. Registration of United Kingdom Trade Marks

9

6283

181. United Kingdom Designs (Protection)

9

6291

 

 


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