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The People's Laws 1982


People's Law Number 1 of 1982

TRADE UNIONS (RECOGNITION) AMENDMENT LAW

Providing for service contributions parable to non-members of the union at a workplace in which a union is the elected bargaining agent of the majority of workers.


People's Law Number 2 of 1982

NUTMEG INDUSTRY (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 3 of 1982

WATER SUPPLY (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 4 of 1982

TAXES MANAGEMENT (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 5 of 1982

CONSUMPTION DUTIES (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 6 of 1982

PETROLEUM (INCREASED PROFIT MARGIN) (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 7 of 1982

PACKAGE TAX (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 8 of 1982

TELEVISION LICENCE LAW

"A LAW to impose an annual licence to own, use or keep a television set."

"Every person who has a television set shall take out a licence to own, use or keep the same and shall pay therefor to the Comptroller of Inland Revenue an annual licence fee of $25,00."

"Any person who is required to take out a licence under this Law and fails to do so shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $1000."

The license was granted from the day of issue to the end of the calendar year 31st day of December. The licence was not transferrable "other than to the spouse, executor, administrator, or assignee in bankruptcy of the person to whom the licence was originally granted." The licence was not applicable to those who were licenced to sell television sets or any person who was a bona fide repairer of television sets.

The Television Licence Law was signed off by Prime Minister Maurice Bishop on 8 March 1982, but retroactive to 1 January 1982.


People's Law Number 9 of 1982

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (INSURANCE COMPANIES) INVESTMENT LAW


People's Law Number 10 of 1982

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LEVY LAW


People's Law Number 11 of 1982

BANKING (SPECIAL DEPOSITS) (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 12 of 1982

SUPREME COURT (FEES) LAW


People's Law Number 13 of 1982

HOSPITALS (INSURED PATIENTS) COMPENSATION LAW


People's Law Number 14 of 1982

STAMP (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 15 of 1982

INCOME TAX (REBATED INCENTIVES) LAW


People's Law Number 16 of 1982

INCOME TAX (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 17 of 1982

PETER OTLEY (RESTORATION SHARES IN SPICE ISLAND INN) LAW


People's Law Number 18 of 1982

STAMP (AMENDMENT) NO. 2 LAW


People's Law Number 19 of 1982

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (INSURANCE COMPANIES) INVESTMENT LAW

Assisting the financing of the construction of the international airport by investment by Insurance Companies - in Government debentures.


People's Law Number 20 of 1982

PETER OTLEY (RESTORATION OF SHARES IN SPICE ISLAND INN) (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 21 of 1982

LOAN (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO OIL FACILITY) (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 22 of 1982

WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 23 of 1982

MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE (THIRD PARTY RISKS) (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 24 of 1982

RENT RESTRICTION LAW

Providing for rent control and establishing community-based rent assort board.


People's Law Number 25 of 1982

LOAN (GENERAL PURPOSES) LAW


People's Law Number 26 of 1982

FINANCE BORROWING AUTHORISATIONS LAW


People's Law Number 27 of 1982

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 28 of 1982

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL LAW


People's Law Number 29 of 1982

OPEC FUND (BALANCE OF PAYMENTS SUPPORT) LOAN LAW


People's Law Number 30 of 1982

BUTLER AND STRACHAN (HALF-HOLIDAY AND OFFICIAL DAY) SUBSTITUTION LAW


People's Law Number 31 of 1982

LOAN (SOCIALIST PEOPLE'S LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA LAW


People's Law Number 32 of 1982

LOAN (THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA GROUP AND THE NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK GROUP) LAW


People's Law Number 33 of 1982

GRENADA ELECTRICITY SERVICES LIMITED (TRANSFER OF SHARES AND CDC DEBENTURES AGREEMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 34 of 1982

LOAN (INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 35 of 1982

CARNIVAL LAW 1982

PROCLAMATION - A LAW to enable Carnival in 1982 to be celebrated in August 1982.

[Gazetted 11th August, 1982]

In the exercise of the powers vested in the People's Revolutionary Government by People's Law No. 2 (Establishment of People's Revolutionary Government) and in exercise of the powers vested in the Prime Minister by People's Law No. 10 (Declaration and Effect of Laws) it is hereby ORDERED and PROCLAIMED as follows:

1. The Law may be cited as the

CARNIVAL LAW 1982

2. Notwithstanding the Carnival Regulation Ordinance, carnival in 1982 may be celebrated between the hours of five o'clock in the morning of Monday 16th August and twelve o'clock midnight on Tuesday 17th August 1982.

3. Subject to the foregoing section the Carnival Regulations Ordinance, as amended, and the Rules made thereunder shall apply to the carnival celebrations under this Law.

Dated this 11th day of August, 1982.

MAURICE BISHOP
Prime Minister


People's Law Number 36 of 1982

EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 37 of 1982

PENSIONS (SCHOOL TEACHERS) (AMENDMENT) LAW

Providing provisional status to all secondary school teachers.


People's Law Number 38 of 1982

ASSIGNMENT OF DEBTS LAW


People's Law Number 39 of 1982

INTER-AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES) LAW


People's Law Number 40 of 1982

LOAN CONTRACT (THE FONDO DE INVERSIONDE DE VENEZUELA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA) (APPROVAL AND RATIFICATION) LAW


People's Law Number 41 of 1982

LOAN (THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA AND INTERNATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK PLC) AGREEMENT LAW


People's Law Number 42 of 1982

TERRORISM (PREVENTION) (AMENDMENT) LAW>


People's Law Number 43 of 1982

STAMP (AMENDMENT) (NO. 3) LAW


People's Law Number 44 of 1982

ALGERIA LOAN AGREEMENT (APPROVAL AND RATIFICATION) LAW


People's Law Number 45 of 1982

FINANCE BORROWING AUTHORISATION LAW (NO. 2)


People's Law Number 46 of 1982

GRENADA FARMS CORPORATION (AMENDMENT) LAW


People's Law Number 47 of 1982

MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS, DENTISTS AND VETERINARY SURGEONS REGISTRATION LAW


People's Law Number 48 of 1982

LAND DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION (AMENDMENT) LAW


Appreciation for the listing of these revolutionary laws, and additional interpretation of some of the laws, goes to the detailed reporting of Alister Hughes in various issues of the "Caribbean Monthly Bulletin"; to the Latin American Specialist Librarian Richard Phillips of Smathers Library of the University of Florida, Gainesville; to the Interlibrary Loan Specialists of the Pack Library of Asheville, North Carolina; the U.S. National Archives II, to the Grenada Government Information Service for linking some of its damaged bound versions of the People's Laws to the used book market; to Florida State University Law Library, Tallahassee, Florida, and to other writers on Grenada attributed in the text.

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