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Written Laws of the Republic of Nauru

REPUBLIC OF NAURU

OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WRITTEN LAWS OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAURU (compilation date: 6.1.2000)

Notes:

Includes all locally enacted Ordinances and Acts, other than Appropriation and Supply Acts, and Acts specifically adopted from other jurisdictions. Statutes of general application which were in force in England as at 31st January 1968, adopted by section 4 of the Custom and Adopted Laws Act 1972, are not included.

Laws shown in italics are either —

   enacted but not yet in force as at the compilation date; or
   repealed by a law enacted but not yet in force as at the compilation date.

While it is thought that all Acts and Ordinances in force as at the above compilation date are included, no guarantee to this effect, or as to correct citation, is made at this stage of compilation.

Ordinances continued by Article 85 of the Constitution of Nauru have only been restyled as Acts where amending Acts have so cited them.

Listing of subsidiary legislation has only recently been commenced. Listings are NOT complete, nor have they yet been compiled in the form of principal law as amended from time to time.

Certification and commencement dates are not shown.

Name

         

Amending/Adopting Law

Constitution of Nauru (31st January 1968)

17th May 1968

Adoption of Children Ordinance 1965-67

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967, Family Court Act 1973 (14/73)

Aerodrome (Acquisition of Land) Act 1952-68

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967, 9/68

Agricultural Quarantine Act 5/99 (passed but not yet commenced)

Air Navigation Act 7/71

9/73 — 4/77

   Air Navigation Regulations 1973

   Amended 28.11.1990 G78

   Air Navigation (Amendment) Regulations 1991

   Air Navigation (Fees and Charges) Regulations 1991

   Air Navigation (Airport Fee) Regulations 1999

Amendments Incorporation Ordinance 1965

Animals Act 6/82

   Animals (Forms) Regulations 1982 GN311/82

   Animals (Prescribed Fees) Regulations 1996 GN215/97

Appeals Act 1/72

15/74 — 12/76

   Appeal (Forms) Rules 1972

   Appeals to the High Court (Legal Aid) Rules 1977

Arms and Opium Prohibition Ordinance 1936-1967

Arms and Opium Prohibition Ordinance 1967, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Attachment of Earnings & Phosphate Royalties Act 20/73

   Attachment of Earnings (Consolidates Attachment Orders) Rules 1974

Audit Act 17/73

   Director of Audit (Salary) Regulations 1977

   Corrigendum 228/1975

Bank of Nauru Act 17/76

6/97

Banking Act 4/75

11/75 — 5/77

   Banking (Application for Licence) Regulations 1977

Births, Deaths and Marriages Ordinance 1957-66

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Cemeteries Ordinance 1922-41

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Census Act 11/73

Cinematograph Censorship Ordinance 1927-67

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Civil Aviation (Carrier’s Liability) Act 8/95

Civil Evidence Act 17/72

Civil Procedure Act 4/72

   Civil Procedure Rules 1972

   Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 1972

   Attachment of Earnings (Consolidated Attachment Orders) Rules 1974

   Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 1974

   Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 1977

   Civil Procedure (Amendment) No.2 Rules 1977

   Copying (Fees) Rules 1977

   Civil Procedure Amendment Rules 1979

   Civil Procedure Amendment No. 2 Rules 1979

   Civil Procedure (Costs) Rules 1982

   Civil Procedure (Amendments) Rules 1985

   Court Fees Rules 1994

   Court Fees (Amendment) Rules 1995

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted: Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-1967

Commissions of Inquiry Ordinance 1948

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Compulsory Education Ordinance 1921-67

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Conflict of Laws Act 14/74

Constitutional Convention Ordinance 1967

Consular Conventions (Administration of Estates) Act 3/77

Consular Privileges & Immunities Act 19/76

Corporation Act 5/72

1/73 — 14/75

   Corporation (Forms) Regulations 1972

   Corporation (Prescribed Fees) Regulations 1972

   Corporation (Registration of Existing Companies) Regulations 1972

   Corporation (Winding-up) Rules 1972

   Corporation (Appeals) Rules 1972

   Corporation (Appeal Fees) Regulations 1973

   Corporation (Proof and Ranking of Claims) Regulations 1973

   Corporation (Shares Expressed in Other Currencies) Regulations 1976

   Corporation (Forms) Amendment Regulations 1978

   Corporation (Prescribed Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1979

   Corporation (Prescribed Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1982

Courts Act 10/72

7/74 — 5/79 — 7/99

   Commissioners for Oaths Rules 1973

   Counsel’s Dress Order 1973

   Recording of Evidence Rules 1975

   Rule of Court 1999 GN 38/1999

Criminal Code of Queensland in its application to Nauru

Criminal Code Amendment Ordinances 1921-67, 1935, 1952-1955-1957-1960, 8/71, 22/72

Criminal Justice Act 8/99

Criminal Procedure Act 21/72

   Criminal Procedure (Forms) Rules 1972

Currency Act 11/76

Currency (Remittance Charge) Act 8/97

Custom & Adopted Laws Act 11/71

15/72 — 22/76 — 23/76

Customs Ordinance 1922-67

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

   Customs Regulations — Landing of Goods from Vessels A/Order 5/1933

Incorporated in and to be read as one with the Customs Tariff Ordinance 1937-65, later repealed by 12/97

   Customs Proclamation No. 1 1996

   General Customs Duties (Mode of Collection) Regulations 1997

   Customs Duties on Petroleum Products (Mode of Collection) Regulations 1997

Customs Tariff Act 12/97

9/99 (not yet in force)

Customs Tariffs Act 5/2006

Certified 26 July 2006 *Not held at Emalus Library

Dangerous Drugs Ordinance 1952-67

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, 1/68

Designs Act 1906-1934 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted: Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-1967

Diplomatic Privileges & Immunities Act 9/76

Electoral Ordinance 1965

10/70 — 7/92 — 15/73

   Electoral (By election) Regulations 1973

Evidence (Confidential Information) Act 2/76

Executive Council Ordinance 1967

Explosives Ordinance 1924-1967

Ordinance Revision Ordinance 1967

Expulsion of Undesirables Ordinances 1961 (to be repealed by Immigration Act 1999 when commenced)

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinance Revision Ordinance 1967

Extradition of Fugitive Offenders Act 5/73

   Extradition of Fugitive Offenders (Forms) Regulations 1973

Family Court Act 14/73

   Family Court (Forms) Rules 1974

Fisheries Act 18/97

   Fisheries Regulations 1998

Foreign Judgements (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 4/73

Foreign Trusts, Estates & Wills Act 7/72

Government Loans Act 11/72

Guardianship of Children Act 6/75

Health Practitioners Act 10/99 (passed but not yet commenced)

Higher Education Act 4/86

Immigration Act 6/99 (passed but not yet commenced as at 1/1/2000.  Copy available in library office)

Immigration Restriction Ordinance 1961 (to be repealed by Immigration Act 1999 when commenced)

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Inquests Act 2/77

   Inquests Rules 1977

Insurance Act 6/74

11/74 — 6/78 — 2/96

   Insurance (Information) Regulations 1977

   Insurance (Application for Licence) Regulations 1977

Interpretation Act 12/71

12/75 — 13/75 — 4/96 repealed by 5/97

Land (Declaration of Ownership) Ordinance 1962

Lands Act 13/76

Laws Repeal and Adopting Ordinance 1922-65

Custom & Adopted Laws Act 1971 (11/71). Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (21/73), Oaths, Affirmations and Statutory Declarations Act 1976 (18/76), Laws Repeal and Adopting Ordinance 1965, Lands Act 13/76, Inquests Act 2/77

Legal Practitioners Act 13/73

1/74

   Legal Practitioners (Practising Certificates) (Fees) Regulations 1973

   Barristers and Solicitors (Accounts) Rules 1973

   Legal Practitioners (Practice) Rules 1973

   Legal Practitioners (Admission) Rules 1973

   Legal Practitioners (Practising Certificates) Rules 1973

   Barristers and Solicitors (Remuneration : Non-Contentious Business) Rules 1974

   Pleaders (Training and Examinations) Rules 1975

   Pleaders (Training and Examinations) (Amendment) Rules 1976

   Pleaders (Training and Examinations) (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 1976

   Notaries Public (Fees) Rules 1977

   Notaries Public (Seals and Records) Rules 1978

   Qualification of Pleaders Order 1995

Legitimation Ordinance 1959-62

Executive Council Ordinance 1966

Leprosy Suppression Ordinance 1922

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Licences Act 1922-97

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinance Revision Ordinance 1967, Licences Ordinance 1967, 12/78, Animals Act 1982 (6/82), 14/97

Liquor Act 1967-97

Liquor Ordinance (No.2) 1967, 15/97

Litter Prohibition Act 6/83

Long Term Investment Fund (Appropriation) Act 5/96

Maintenance Ordinance 1959-67

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967, Family Court Act 1973 (14/73)

Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 19/73

   Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Rules 1976

Manufacture and Sale of Bread Ordinance 1926

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Marine Insurance Act 1909 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted: Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-67

Marking of Weight on Heavy Packages Ordinance 1932

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Matrimonial Causes Act 21/73

   Matrimonial Causes Rules 1974

Mentally Disordered Persons Ordinance 1963

Executive Council Ordinance 1966 and Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Meteorology Act 1906 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-67

Metric Conversion Act 6/73

   Metric Conversion Regulations 1976

Motor Traffic Ordinance 1937-67

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Motor Traffic (Amendment) Act 1971 (10/71), Act 9/72 Act 16/72 Act. No. 3/73 Act No.13/97

   Motor Traffic (Amphometer) Regulations 1972

   Registration Labels Regulations 1973

Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Ordinance 1967

Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance Ordinance (No. 2) 1967

   Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Regulations 1967

Native Administration Ordinance 1922

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

   Native Dancing Regulations 1936 (Order 1/36)

   Attendance at Picture Show Order 3/36

   Fishing in Lagoons Order 4/36

   Order 2/38

   Regulations governing Intestate Estates Order 3/38

   Administration Hospital Regulations Order 1/40

Native Cooperative Societies Ordinance 1935

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Nauru Air Corporation Act 9/95

Nauru Antiquities Ordinance 1935

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Nauru Currency Act 7/97

Nauru Fisheries & Marine Resources Authority Act 17/97

Nauru Gaol and Prison Ordinance 1921

Executive Council Ordinance 1966 and Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

   Gaol and Prison Rules 1921

Nauru Housing Fund Supply Act 8/68

Nauru Island Council (Dissolution) Act 1/99

Nauru Island Council Subvention Act 11/92

Nauru Lands Committee Ordinance 1956

5/1963

Nauru Local Government Council Dissolution Act 1/92

Nauru Local Government Council Guarantee Act 14/68

6/70 — 2/71 — 13/72 — 1/76 — 8/77 — 6/85 — 1/92 — 5/97 Act 5/97 repealed Act 4/96 Interpretation Act

Nauru Phosphate Agreement Ordinance 1968

Nauru Phosphate Corporation Act 1/69

5/78 — 2/82

Nauru Phosphate Royalties (Payment and Investment) Ordinance 1968 (5/68)

6/68, 9/70, 14/72, 5/74, 14/76, 4/78, 6/88, 6/89, 4/97

Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust Ordinance 1968

4/90, 19/97

Nauru Police Force Act 2/72

20/72 — 10/78 — 4/87

   Police Service Board (Election of Member) Regulations 1972

   Police Regulations 1972

   Police (Appeals) Rules 1972

   Police (Amendment) Regulations 1975

   Police (Overtime and Public Holidays) Regulations 1979

Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation Act 10/97

Nauru Standard Time Act 13/78

Nauru Trusteeship Corporation Act 6/72

Nauruan Bureau of Statistics Act 10/92

Nauruan Community Act 1956-97

Executive Council Ordinance 1966, (11/97)

   Nauruan Community (Miscellaneous) Regulations 1997

   Nauruan Community Act (Investment) Regulations 1997

Nauruan Housing Ordinance 1957

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases Ordinance 1923

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Oaths, Affirmations and Statutory Declarations Act 18/76

Official Information Act 16/76

Ordinance Revision Ordinance 1967

Ordinances Repeal Act 2/68

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1966

Parliamentary Powers, Privileges & Immunities Act 8/76

Parliamentary Salaries & Allowances Act 4/71

10/75, 5/81, 4/88, 6/91, 3/95

Parliamentary Superannuation Act 5/91

Partnership Act 25/76

Passports Act 9/97

Patents Registration Act 10/73

   Patents Registration Rules 1974

   Patents Registration (Amendment) Regulations 1978

   Patents Registration (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 1979

Phosphate Industry Finance Act 16/68

Police Offences Ordinance 1967

Port Authority Act 2006 (Act no. 4 of 2006.  Certified 17 June 2006.  *Not available in Emalus library)

Post and Telegraph Ordinance 1952

4/1963

   adopted Post & Telegraph Act 1901-1950 (Commonwealth) as amended from time to time

   adopted Post & Telegraph (Rates) Act 1902-1950 (Commonwealth)

Prohibition of Sale or Barter of Administration and Employers Stores Ordinance 1953

Executive Council Ordinance 1966; Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Prohibition of Sale to Chinese and Natives of Overmilled Rice Ordinance 1925

Executive Council Ordinance 1966; Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Prohibition of the Possession of Tobacco by Children Ordinance 1924

Executive Council Ordinance 1966; Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Provident Fund Act 1938-90

2/90

   Provident (Employees) Fund Rules 1973

   Provident (Employees) Fund Rules 1994

Public Accounts Committee Act 9/92

Public Finance (Control & Management) Act 3/97

Public Health Ordinance 1925-1967

Public Health Ordinance 1967, Executive Council Ordinance 1966, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967. Litter Prohibition Act 1983 (6/83)

Public Investments Act 11/78

Public Service Act 5/68

Quarantine Act 1908-1920 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted: Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-67

Quarantine Area Ordinance 1921

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Quarantine (Plague) Ordinance 1922

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Recognition of Foreign Divorce, Legal Separation & Nullity of Marriage Act 12/73

Registration of Business Names Act 24/76

   Registration of Business Names Regulations 1976

Registration of Shipping Act 7/68

Rehabilitation Fund (Denigomodu School) Act 1998 1/98

Republic of Nauru Finance Corporation Act 8/72

6/77 — 6/95 — 7/98

Republic Proceedings Act 19/72

   Proceedings against the Republic Regulations 1973

Roads Maintenance Ordinance 1925-66

Executive Council Ordinance 1966 and Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Sale of Second Hand Motor Vehicles Act 18/73

Salvage of Derelict Wreck Act 5/69

Sanitary Inspectors Ordinance 1921-67

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Sea Boundaries Act 16/97

   Sea Boundaries Proclamation 1997

Seamen’s Compensation Act 1911 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted: Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-67

Secret Commission Act 1905 (Commonwealth Adopted)

Adopted: Laws Repeal & Adopting Ordinance 1922-67

Shipping Fees Ordinance 1937-67

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Social Services Ordinance 1956

Social Services Ordinance 1965, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Special Missions, Privileges & Immunities Act 20/76

3/92

Sporting Pools Act 11/68

Statutory Salaries Act 13/74

   Statutory Salaries Regulations 1979

   Clerk of Parliament’s Salary Regulations 1979

Street Betting Act 3/70

Succession, Probate & Administration Act 21/76

Superannuation Act 1966

12/68- 8/70-16/73-2/91-4/95 - 1/98

   Superannuation Regulations 1966

   Superannuation Fund (Surplus) Regulations 1983

   Superannuation Fund (Amendment) Regulation 1983

   Superannuation Fund (Surplus) Regulations 1995

Survey Ordinance 1961-63

Executive Council Ordinance 1966; Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Survey Marks Ordinance 1925-67

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Suspension of Sentences Ordinance 1921

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Trade Marks Regulations Adoption Ordinance 1964

Executive Council Ordinance 1966

Treasury Fund Investment Act 9/71

Tuberculosis Ordinance 1967

Tuberculosis Ordinance (No. 2) 1967

War Deaths (Certificates) Ordinance 1946-66

Executive Council Ordinance 1966

Weights & Measures Act 10/76

   Weights and Measures Regulations 1976

Wild Birds Preservation Ordinance 1937-1967

Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

Wireless Telegraphy Act 16/74

   Wireless Telegraphy Regulations 1976

Workers Compensation Ordinance 1956

Workers (Contract of Service) Ordinance (Originally Chinese and Native Labour Ordinance 1922-64)

Workers (Contract of Service) Ordinance 1966, Workers (Contract of Service) Ordinance 1967; Workers (Contract of Service) Ordinance No. 2 of 1967, Ordinances Revision Ordinance 1967

   Regulation under Chinese and Native Labour Ordinance 1924 Regulation 1

   Regulation under Chinese and Native Labour Ordinance 1925

 

 






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