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2006 - 2012

2011

 

 

The Sierra Leone Teaching Service Commission Act, 2011 [No. 1 of 2011]
Being an Act to provide for the establishment of the Sierra Leone Teaching Service Commission to manage the affairs of teachers in order to improve their professional status and economic wellbeing and for other related matters.
Amends the Education Act, 2004 (No. 2 of 2004)

 

The Public Debt Management Act, 2011 [No. 2 of 2011]
Being an Act to provide for the management of the public debt of Sierra Leone and for other related matters.

 

The Persons With Disability Act, 2011 [No. 3 of 2011]
Being an Act to establish the National Commission for Persons with Disability, to prohibit discrimination against persons with disability, achieve equalization of opportunities for persons with disability and to provide for other related matters.

 

The Legal Practitioners (Code of Conduct) Rules, 2010
Statutory Instrument of The Legal Practitioners Act, 2000 (No. 15 of 2000)

 
 
2010

 

The Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation Act, 2010
Being an Act to establish the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation and to provide for other related matters.

 

The Finance Act, 2010 [No. 2 of 2010]
Being an Act to provide for the imposition and alteration of taxation for the year 2010 and for other related matters.

 

The Road Maintenance Fund Administration Act, 2010 [No. 3 of 2010]
Being an Act to establish a Road Maintenance Fund and an administration for financing the maintenance of the core road network and to provide for other related matters.

 

The Sierra Leone Roads Authority (Amendment) Act, 2010 [No. 4 of 2010]
Being an Act to amend the Sierra Leone Roads Authority Act, 1992.
Amends the Sierra Leone Roads Authority Act, 1992

 

The Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms Act, 2010 [No. 6 of 2010]
Being an Act to establish a National Commission for the control of the proliferation and the illicit circulation of small arms and light weapons, their ammunitions and other related materials and to provide for other related matters.

 

2009

 

The Registration of Customary Marriage and Divorce Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for the registration of customary marriages and divorces and for other related matters. Supersedes the Registration of Customary Marriage and Divorce Act, 2007

The Appropriation Act, 2009
Being an Act to authorise expenditure from the Consolidated Fund for the services of Sierra Leone for the year 2009.

The Payment Systems Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for the establishment, operation, designation and supervision of electronic and other payments, clearing and settlement systems, the rights and obligations of transacting and intermediating parties and for other related matters.

The Home Mortgage Finance Act, 2009
Being an Act to regulate home mortgage financing and institutions, which carry on home mortgage financing and to provide for other related matters.

The Companies Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for the registration and registration of companies and for other related matters. Repeals the Companies Act [Cap. 249].

The Goods and Services Tax Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for the imposition of a broad based tax on the consumption of goods and services in Sierra Leone and to provide for other related matters. Repeals the Entertainment Tax Act, 1971; the Restaurant Food Act, 1989; the External Telecommunications Act, 1995; the Sales Tax Act, 1995. Amends the Development of Tourism Act, 1990.

The Bankruptcy Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for declaring as bankrupt any person who cannot pay his debts of a specified amount and to disqualify him from holding certain elective and public offices or from practising any regulated profession and for other related matters.

The Telecommunications (Amendment) Act, 2009
Being an Act to amend the Telecommunications Act, 2006.

The Chieftaincy Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for the qualification, election, powers, functions and removal of a person as Paramount Chief and for other matters connected with chieftaincy.

The National Youth Commission Act, 2009
Being an Act to establish the National Youth Commission, to empower the youth to develop their potential, creativity and skills for national development and for other related matters.

The Finance Act, 2009
Being an Act to provide for the imposition and alteration of taxation for the year 2009 and for other related matters.

 

2008

 

The Medical Practitioners and Dental Surgeons (Amendment) Act, 2008
Being an Act to amend the Medical Practitioners and Dental Surgeons Act, 1994. Amends the Medical Practitioners and Dental Surgeons Act, 1997

The Appropriation Act, 2008
Being an Act to authorise expenditure from the Consolidated Fund for the services of Sierra Leone for the year 2008.

The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2008
Being an Act to amend the Merchant Shipping Act, 2003 so as to provide for the licensing of shipping agents and the regulation of their activities and for other related matters. Amends the Merchant Shipping Act, 2003

The Bumbuna Watershed Authority and the Bumbuna Conservation Area Act, 2008
Being an Act to provide for the establishment of the Bumbuna Watershed Management Authority, to coordinate sustainable land use and agriculture programmes in an environmentally compatible manner in the Bumbuna Watershed, to promote environmental management and biodiversity conservation in the Bumbuna Conservation Area, in order to address environmental and social needs associated with the operation of the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Dam, including, the physical protection and sustainability of the Bumbuna reservoir and to provide for other related matters.

The Finance Act, 2008
Being an Act to provide for the imposition and alteration of taxation for the year 2008 and for other related matters.

The Constitution of Sierra Leone (Amendment) Act, 2008
Being an Act to amend the Constitution of Sierra Leone, 1991 so as to grant the Anti-Corruption Commission the power to prosecute offences involving corruption. Amends the Constitution of Sierra Leone, 1991

The National Drugs Control Act, 2008
Being an Act to establish the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency; to provide for the control of and prevention of abuse of narcotic drugs; to implement provisions of International Drug Control Conventions, and to provide for other related matters. Repeals the Dangerous Drugs Act [Cap. 154]

The Environment Agency Protection Act, 2008
Being an Act to establish the Sierra Leone Environment Protection Agency, to provide for the effective protection of the environment and for other related matters. Repeals the Environment Protection Act, 2000

The Anti-Corruption Act, 2008
Being an Act to provide for the establishment of an independent Anti- Corruption Commission for the prevention, investigation, prosecution and punishment of corruption and corrupt practices and to provide for other related matters.

The National Drugs Control (Amendment) Act, 2008
Being An Act to amend the National Drugs Control Act, 2008. Amends the National Drugs Control Act, 2008 
 

2007

 

The Appropriation Act, 2007
Being an Act to authorise expenditure from the Consolidated Fund for the services of Sierra Leone for the year 2007.

The Diamond Cutting and Polishing Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for the control of diamond cutting and polishing, the licensing of diamond cutters and polishers, to define the rights and duties of a licensee and for other matters connected therewith.

The Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency Act, 2007
Being an Act to establish the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency to promote investments and exports and for other unrelated matters.

The Other Financial Services (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Other Financial Services Act, 2001 so as to provide for the establishment and operation of stock exchanges. Amends the Other Financial Services Act, 2001.

The Road Traffic Act, 2007
Being an Act to consolidate, with amendments, the law relating to road traffic and to provide for other related matters.Repeals the Road Traffic Act, 1964

The Refugees Protection Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for the recognition and protection of refugees; to enable effect to be given within Sierra Leone to the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, done at Geneva on the 28th July, 1951, to the Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees of the 31st January, 1967 and to the OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, done at Addis Ababa on the 10th September, 1969; and to provide for other related matters.

The Child Rights Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for the promotion of the rights of the child compatible with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20th November, 1989, and its Optional Protocols of 8th September, 2000; and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, and for other related matters.Repeals the Corporal Punishment Act. Amends the Protection of Women and Girls Act (Cap 30). Amends the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Act (Cap. 31). Amends the Children and Young Persons Act (Cap. 44). Amends the Muslim Marriage Act (Cap. 96). Amends the Armed Forces of Sierra Leone Act, 1961. Amends the Interpretation Act, 1971

The Prevention and Control of HIV and AIDS Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for the prevention, management and control of HIV and AIDS, for the treatment, counseling, support and care of persons infected with, affected by or at risk of HIV and AIDS infection and for other related matters.

The Finance Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for the imposition and alteration of taxes and for other related matters. Amends the Income Tax Act, 2000. Amends the Restaurant Food Tax Act, 1989. Amends the External Telecommunications Act, 1995. Amends the Sales Tax Act, 1995. Amends the Finance Act, 2006. Amends the National Revenue Authority Act, 2002. Amends the Cargo (Clearing and Forwarding) Act, 1994.

The Fisheries (Management and Development) (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Fisheries (Management and Development) Act, 1994..

The Telecommunications (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Telecommunications Act, 2006

The Pharmacy and Drugs (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Pharmacy and Drugs Act, 2001.

The Hospital Boards (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Hospital Boards Act, 2003.

The Sierra Leone Maritime Administration (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration Act, 2000.

The Electoral Laws (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Electoral Laws Act, 2002.

General Law (Business Start-up) (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend certain enactments in order to eliminate barriers to the expeditious establishment, growth and development of business in Sierra Leone. Amends the Exchange Control Act (Cap. 265). Amends the Legal Practitioners Act, 2000. Amends the Non-Citizens (Registration, Immigration and Expulsion) Act, 1965.

The Development Learning Centre Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for the establishment of the Development Learning Centre to provide cost effective alternative to traditional forms of meetings, conferences and courses enabling managers, professionals and decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, as well as students and researchers to connect with their counterparts and others around the world and for other related matters.

The Registration of Business Act, 2007
Being an Act to consolidate the law on the registration of businesses and business names and to provide for other related matters. Repeals the Business Names Registration Act (Cap. 257). Repeals the Business Registration Act, 1983

The Independent Media Commission (Amendment) Act, 2007
Being an Act to amend the Independent Media Commission Act, 2000.

The Domestic Violence Act, 2007
Being an Act to suppress domestic violence, to provide protection for the victims of domestic violence and to provide for other related matters.

The Devolution of Estates Act, 2007
Being an Act to provide for surviving spouses, children, parents, relatives and other dependants of testate and intestate persons and to provide for other related matters. Amends the Christian Marriage Act. Amends the Muslim Marriage Act. Amends the Administration of Estates Act.

The High Court Rules, 2007
In exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 145 of the Constitution of Sierra Leone, 1991, the Rules of Court Committee hereby makes the following Rules.

The Financial Management Regulations, 2007
In exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 82 of the Government Budgeting and Accountability Act, 2005, the Minister of Finance hereby makes the following Regulations.

 

2006

 

The Summary Ejectment (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the Summary Ejectment Act so as to increase the jurisdiction of Magistrates' Courts in respect of summary ejectment.

The Courts (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the Courts Act, 1965

The Independent Media Commission (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the Independent Media Commission Act, 2000

The National Power Authority (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the National Power Authority Act, 1982.

The Administration of Estates (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the Administration of Estates Act, Cap. 45

The Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the Income Tax Act, 2000.

The Finance Act, 2006
Being an Act to provide for the imposition and alteration of taxation and for other related matters. Amends the Income Tax Act, 2000, the Sales Tax Act, 1995 and the Government Budgeting and Accountability Act, 2005.

The Appropriation Act, 2006
Being an Act to authorise expenditure from the Consolidated Fund for the services of Sierra Leone for the year 2006.

The Telecommunications Act, 2006
Being an Act to establish the National Telecommunications Commission and to provide for the licensing and regulation of telecommunications operators and for the promotion of universal access to basic telecommunication services, fair competition for the benefit of investors in, and the users of telecommunication networks and services, to improve the national, regional and global integration of Sierra Leone in telecommunications and to provide for other related matters.

The Sierra Leone Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2006
Being an Act to amend the Sierra Leone Citizenship Act, 1973 so as to grant the right of dual citizenship and citizenship by birth directly through the mother.