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Belize Acts, Titles, Chapters and Laws

Listing of Relevant Belize Titles and Chapters (Acts).

VOLUME 1

TITLE I: LEGISLATION

CHAPTER 1:  INTERPRETATION
CHAPTER 2:  IMPERIAL LAWS (EXTENSION)
CHAPTER 3:  LAW REVISION

TITLE II: CONSTITUTION

CHAPTER 4:  BELIZE CONSTITUTION
CHAPTER 5:  OMBUDSMAN
CHAPTER 6:  CONTRACTOR GENERAL
CHAPTER 7:  GOVERNOR-GENERAL (CONDITIONS OF SERVICE)
CHAPTER 8:  NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PENSIONS
CHAPTER 9:  REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
CHAPTER 10:  REFERENDUM
CHAPTER 11:  MARITIME AREAS
CHAPTER 12:  PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC LIFE
CHAPTER 13:  FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
CHAPTER 14:  NATIONAL ASSEMBLY STAFF
CHAPTER 15:  FINANCE AND AUDIT

TITLE III: EXTERNAL RELATIONS

CHAPTER 16:  CARIBBEAN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
CHAPTER 17:  CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
CHAPTER 18:  CARIBBEAN FOOD CORPORATION
CHAPTER 19:  CARIBBEAN INVESTMENT CORPORATION
CHAPTER 20:  CARIBBEAN INVESTMENT FUND
CHAPTER 21:  CARIBBEAN METEOROLOGICAL ORGANISATION
CHAPTER 22:  CONSULAR RELATIONS
CHAPTER 23:  DIPLOMATIC PRIVILEGES AND CONSULAR CONVENTIONS
CHAPTER 24:  UNITED NATIONS (PERSONNEL) IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES

TITLE IV: PUBLIC OFFICERS

TITLE V: SOCIAL SERVICES, HEALTH AND EDUCATION

VOLUME 2

TITLE VI: REVENUE AND CURRENCY

CHAPTER 47:  CASUAL REVENUE
CHAPTER 48:  CUSTOMS AND EXCISE DUTIES
CHAPTER 49:  CUSTOMS REGULATION
CHAPTER 50:  DEPARTURE TAX
CHAPTER 51:  ENTERTAINMENT TAX
CHAPTER 52:  EXCHANGE CONTROL REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53:  EXCISE REGULATION
CHAPTER 54:  FISCAL INCENTIVES
CHAPTER 55:  INCOME AND BUSINESS TAX
CHAPTER 56:  INCOME TAX (AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION) (CARICOM)
CHAPTER 57:  INCOME TAX (PARTIAL REMISSION OF ARREARS)
CHAPTER 58:  LAND TAX
CHAPTER 59:  MOLLEJON HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT (EXEMPTION FROM TAXES AND DUTIES)
CHAPTER 60:  PRODUCE EXPORT DUTIES
CHAPTER 61:  RECOVERY OF REVENUE
CHAPTER 62:  RETIRED PERSONS (INCENTIVES)
CHAPTER 63:  SALES TAX
CHAPTER 64:  STAMP DUTIES
CHAPTER 65:  TOWNS PROPERTY TAX
CHAPTER 66:  TRADE LICENSING

TITLE VII: LOANS

CHAPTER 67:  BANANA INDUSTRY LOAN
CHAPTER 68:  BELIZE CITY WATER AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM LOAN
CHAPTER 69:  BELIZE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LOAN (U.K. GOVERNMENT)
CHAPTER 70:  BELIZE LOANS
CHAPTER 71:  DEVELOPMENT FIANCE CORPORATION (LOANS)
CHAPTER 72:  GOVERNMENT HOUSING LOANS
CHAPTER 73:  LOANS (UNITED KINGDOM)
CHAPTER 74:  LOANS (CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK)
CHAPTER 75:  LOANS (COMMONWEALTH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
CHAPTER 76:  LOANS (DEVELOPMENT) (NO. 1)
CHAPTER 77:  LOANS (DEVELOPMENT) (NO. 2)
CHAPTER 78:  LOANS (DEVELOPMENT) (NO. 3)
CHAPTER 79:  LOANS (EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK)
CHAPTER 80:  LOCAL PUBLIC LOANS
CHAPTER 81:  PUBLIC LOANS
CHAPTER 82:  STREETS AND BELIZE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LOAN
CHAPTER 83:  TREASURY BILLS
CHAPTER 84:  BELIZE DEFENCE FUND

TITLE VIII: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

CHAPTER 85:  BELIZE CITY COUNCIL
CHAPTER 86:  BELMOPAN CITY COUNCIL
CHAPTER 87:  TOWN COUNCILS
CHAPTER 88:  VILLAGE COUNCILS
CHAPTER 89:  POUNDS

VOLUME 3

TITLE IX: ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

CHAPTER 90:  COURT OF APPEAL
CHAPTER 91:  SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
CHAPTER 92:  PRIVY COUNCIL APPEALS
CHAPTER 93:  FAMILY COURTS
CHAPTER 94:  INFERIOR COURTS
CHAPTER 95:  EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 96:  INDICTABLE PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 97:  DISTRICT COURTS (PROCEDURE)
CHAPTER 98:  SUMMARY JURISDICTION (OFFENCES)
CHAPTER 99:  SUMMARY JURISDICTION (PROCEDURE)
CHAPTER 100:  BAIL REFORM
CHAPTER 101:  CRIMINAL CODE
CHAPTER 102:  CRIME CONTROL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
CHAPTER 103:  MISUSE OF DRUGS
CHAPTER 104:  MONEY LAUNDERING (PREVENTION)
CHAPTER 105:  PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION
CHAPTER 106:  PREVENTION OF CRIMES
CHAPTER 107:  PROTECTION AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT
CHAPTER 108:  THEFT OF CATTLE
CHAPTER 109:  GAMBLING PREVENTION
CHAPTER 110:  GENOCIDE
CHAPTER 111:  FORFEITURE
CHAPTER 112:  EXTRADITION
CHAPTER 113:  UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF PROPERTY
CHAPTER 114:  EXCHANGE OF OFFENDERS(BELIZE/MEXICO)
CHAPTER 115:  CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
CHAPTER 116:  DAGGERS
CHAPTER 117:  FIRE (NEGLIGENT USE OF)
CHAPTER 118:  NUISANCES
CHAPTER 119:  JUVENILE OFFENDERS
CHAPTER 120:  PROBATION OF OFFENDERS
CHAPTER 121:  CERTIFIED INSTITUTIONS (CHILDREN’S REFORMATION)
CHAPTER 122:  UNSOUNDNESS OF MIND
CHAPTER 123:  FIRE INQUIRIES
CHAPTER 124:  COSTS IN CRIMINAL CASES
CHAPTER 125:  ARBITRATION
CHAPTER 126:  CORONERS
CHAPTER 127:  COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY
CHAPTER 128:  JURIES
CHAPTER 129:  NOTARIES PUBLIC
CHAPTER 130:  OATHS

TITLE X: PUBLIC ORDER, SAFETY AND SECURITY

CHAPTER 131:  BELIZE CITY BUILDING
CHAPTER 132:  CONTROL OF PUBLIC MEETINGS AND PROCESSIONS
CHAPTER 133:  DANGEROUS BUILDINGS (DEMOLITION)
CHAPTER 134:  DANGEROUS GOODS
CHAPTER 135:  DEFENCE
CHAPTER 136:  DEPORTATION (BRITISH SUBJECTS)
CHAPTER 137:  FIRE BRIGADES
CHAPTER 138:  POLICE
CHAPTER 139:  PRISONS
CHAPTER 140:  PROPERTY PROTECTION (FIRE)
CHAPTER 141:  PUBLIC HALLS REGULATION
CHAPTER 142:  PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 143:  FIREARMS
CHAPTER 144:  BORDER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 145:  DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE
CHAPTER 146:  WAR MATERIAL
CHAPTER 147:  UNIFORMS

Volume IV

TITLE XI: LICENCED ACTIVITIES

CHAPTER 148:  ANIMALS (CONTROL OF EXPERIMENTS)
CHAPTER 149:  COMPUTER WAGERING LICENSING
CHAPTER 150:  INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSING
CHAPTER 151:  LOTTERIES CONTROL
CHAPTER 152:  GAMING CONTROL
CHAPTER 153:  DOGS (CONTROL)
CHAPTER 154:  SLAUGHTER OF ANIMALS

TITLE XII: POPULATION

CHAPTER 155:  CENSUS
CHAPTER 156:  IMMIGRATION
CHAPTER 157:  REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS
CHAPTER 158:  STATISTICS

TITLE XIII: NATIONAL STATUS

CHAPTER 159:  ALIENS
CHAPTER 160:  ALIENS REGISTRATION
CHAPTER 161:  BELIZEAN NATIONALITY
CHAPTER 162:  NATIONAL HONOURS AND AWARDS
CHAPTER 163:  BRITISH NATIONALITY ACT, 1948 (LOCAL PROVISIONS)
CHAPTER 164:  PASSPORTS
CHAPTER 165:  REFUGEES

TITLE XIV: CIVIL LAW AND PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 166:  CONTRACT
CHAPTER 167:  CROWN PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 168:  DEBTORS
CHAPTER 169:  LIBEL AND DEFAMATION
CHAPTER 170:  LIMITATION
CHAPTER 171:  RECIPROCAL ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS
CHAPTER 172:  TORTS

TITLE XV: FAMILY LAW

CHAPTER 173:  FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
CHAPTER 174:  MARRIAGE
CHAPTER 175:  MARRIED PERSONS (PROTECTION)
CHAPTER 176:  MARRIED WOMEN’S PROPERTY
CHAPTER 177:  INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION
CHAPTER 178:  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

TITLE XVI: PROPERTY AND LAND LAW

CHAPTER 179:  ALIENS LANDHOLDING
CHAPTER 180:  ASCERTAINMENT OF BOUNDARIES
CHAPTER 181:  BELIZE LAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 182:  HOUSING AND TOWN PLANNING
CHAPTER 183:  LAND ACQUISITION (PROMOTERS)
CHAPTER 184:  LAND ACQUISITION (PUBLIC PURPOSES)
CHAPTER 185:  LAND ADJUDICATION
CHAPTER 186:  LAND REFORM (SECURITY OF TENURE)
CHAPTER 187:  LAND SURVEYORS
CHAPTER 188:  LAND UTILIZATION
CHAPTER 189:  LANDLORD AND TENANT
CHAPTER 190:  LAW OF PROPERTY
CHAPTER 191:  NATIONAL LANDS
CHAPTER 192:  PRESCRIPTION
CHAPTER 193:  RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
CHAPTER 194:  REGISTERED LAND
CHAPTER 195:  RENT RESTRICTION
CHAPTER 196:  STRATA TITLES

TITLE XVII: TRUSTS AND SUCCESSION

CHAPTER 197:  ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES
CHAPTER 198:  ESTATES OF DECEASED FOREIGNERS
CHAPTER 199:  PUBLIC TRUSTEE
CHAPTER 200:  TRUST CORPORATIONS
CHAPTER 201:  TRUSTEES INVESTMENTS
CHAPTER 202:  TRUSTS
CHAPTER 203:  WILLS

VOLUME V

TITLE XVIII: FORESTS, AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES

CHAPTER 204:  AGRICULTURAL FIRES
CHAPTER 205:  BANANA INDUSTRY
CHAPTER 206:  BEES CONTROL
CHAPTER 207:  CATTLE BRANDING
CHAPTER 208:  CATTLE TRESPASS
CHAPTER 209:  CHICLE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 210:  FISHERIES
CHAPTER 211:  BELIZE AGRICULTURAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 212:  FOREST FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 213:  FORESTS
CHAPTER 214:  MEAT AND LIVESTOCK
CHAPTER 215:  NATIONAL PARKS SYSTEM
CHAPTER 216:  PESTICIDES CONTROL
CHAPTER 217:  PRIVATE FORESTS (CONSERVATION)
CHAPTER 218:  PROTECTED AREAS CONSERVATION TRUST
CHAPTER 219:  SUGAR (SPECIAL FUNDS)
CHAPTER 220:  WILDLIFE PROTECTION

TITLE XIX: RESOURCES AND UTILITIES

CHAPTER 221:  ELECTRICITY
CHAPTER 222:  WATER AND SEWERAGE
CHAPTER 223:  PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 224:  SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 225:  PETROLEUM
CHAPTER 226:  MINES AND MINERALS

TITLE XX: POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 227:  BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION
CHAPTER 228:  POST OFFICE
CHAPTER 229:  TELECOMMUNICATIONS

TITLE XXI: TRANSPORT AND WAYS

CHAPTER 230:  MOTOR VEHICLES AND ROAD TRAFFIC
CHAPTER 231:  MOTOR VEHICLES INSURANCE (THIRD PARTY RISKS)
CHAPTER 232:  PUBLIC ROADS
CHAPTER 233:  BELIZE PORT AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 234:  HARBOURS AND MERCHANT SHIPPING
CHAPTER 235:  ABANDONED WRECK
CHAPTER 236:  REGISTRATION OF MERCHANT SHIPS
CHAPTER 237:  WRECKS AND SALVAGE
CHAPTER 238:  BELIZE AIRPORTS AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 239:  CIVIL AVIATION
CHAPTER 240:  GOVERNMENT RAILWAY

TITLE XXII: PRINTING AND PUBLISHING

CHAPTER 241:  CINEMATOGRAPHS
CHAPTER 242:  NEWSPAPERS
CHAPTER 243:  UNDESIRABLE PUBLICATIONS

VOLUME VI

TITLE XXIII: COMMERICAL LAW

CHAPTER 244:  BANKRUPTCY
CHAPTER 245:  BILLS OF EXCHANGE
CHAPTER 246:  BILLS OF SALE
CHAPTER 247:  BUSINESS NAMES
CHAPTER 248:  CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA
CHAPTER 249:  FACTORS
CHAPTER 250:  COMPANIES
CHAPTER 251:  INSURANCE
CHAPTER 252:  COPYRIGHT
CHAPTER 253:  PATENTS
CHAPTER 254:  INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS
CHAPTER 255:  PROTECTION OF NEW PLANT VARIETIES
CHAPTER 256:  PROTECTION OF LAYOUT-DESIGNS (TOPOGRAPHIES) OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
CHAPTER 257:  TRADE MARKS
CHAPTER 258:  LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS
CHAPTER 259:  PARTNERSHIPS
CHAPTER 260:  MONEYLENDERS
CHAPTER 261:  SALE OF GOODS

TITLE XXIV: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER 262:  CENTRAL BANK OF BELIZE
CHAPTER 263:  BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
CHAPTER 264:  CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
CHAPTER 265:  INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ORGANISATIONS
CHAPTER 266:  SAVINGS BANK

TITLE XXV: INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES

CHAPTER 267:  OFFSHORE BANKING
CHAPTER 268:  MUTUAL FUNDS
CHAPTER 269:  INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE
CHAPTER 270:  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMPANIES
CHAPTER 271:  PROTECTED CELL COMPANIES
CHAPTER 272:  INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 273:  BELIZE OFFSHORE PRACTITIONERS ASSOCIATION

TITLE XXVI: TRADE AND COMMERCE

CHAPTER 274:  AUCTIONEERS
CHAPTER 275:  BELIZE TOURISM BOARD
CHAPTER 276:  BELIZE NATIONAL TOURISM COUNCIL
CHAPTER 277:  CITRUS (PROCESSING AND PRODUCTION)
CHAPTER 278:  COMMERCIAL FREE ZONE
CHAPTER 279:  DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION
CHAPTER 280:  EXPORT PROCESSING ZONE
CHAPTER 281:  MARKETING BOARD
CHAPTER 282:  BELIZE TRADE AND INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT SERVICE
CHAPTER 283:  SUGAR CANE INDUSTRY (CONTROL)
CHAPTER 284:  NORTH AMBERGRIS CAYE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
CHAPTER 285:  HOTELS AND TOURIST ACCOMMODATION
CHAPTER 286:  BREWERY
CHAPTER 287:  SHOPS
CHAPTER 288:  GRAIN
CHAPTER 289:  HOLIDAYS
CHAPTER 290:  MEASURERS OF WOOD

TITLE XXVII: CONSUMER PROTECTION

CHAPTER 291:  FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER 292:  HIRE-PURCHASE
CHAPTER 293:  SUPPLIES CONTROL
CHAPTER 294:  WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
CHAPTER 295:  STANDARDS

VOLUME VII

TITLE XXVIII: LABOUR AND TRADE UNIONS

CHAPTER 296:  FACTORIES
CHAPTER 297:  LABOUR
CHAPTER 298:  SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES IN ESSENTIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER 299:  TRADE DISPUTES (ARBITRATION AND INQUIRY)
CHAPTER 300:  TRADE UNIONS
CHAPTER 301:  TRADERS (BREACH OF TRUST)
CHAPTER 302:  WAGES COUNCILS
CHAPTER 303:  WORKMEN’S COMPENSATION
CHAPTER 304:  TRADE UNIONS AND EMPLOYERS’ ORGANISATIONS (REGISTRATION, RECOGNITION AND STATUS)

TITLE XXIX: SOCIETIES, PROFESSION AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER 305:  ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION
CHAPTER 306:  BARON BLISS
CHAPTER 307:  BELIZE BUSINESS BUREAU
CHAPTER 308:  BELIZE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
CHAPTER 309:  BELIZE RED CROSS SOCIETY
CHAPTER 310:  BUILDING SOCIETIES
CHAPTER 311:  CHEMISTS AND DRUGGISTS
CHAPTER 312:  CLUBS (REGISTRATION)
CHAPTER 313:  CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES
CHAPTER 314:  CREDIT UNIONS
CHAPTER 315:  NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS
CHAPTER 316:  DENTISTS
CHAPTER 317:  FRIENDLY SOCIETIES
CHAPTER 318:  MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS’ REGISTRATION
CHAPTER 319:  NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE
CHAPTER 320:  LEGAL PROFESSION
CHAPTER 321:  NURSES AND MIDWIVES REGISTRATION
CHAPTER 322:  OPTICIANS
CHAPTER 323:  PAPAYA CROWERS ASSOCIATION
CHAPTER 324:  REGISTRATION OF NURSING HOMES
CHAPTER 325:  SUGAR CANE FARMERS ASSOCIATION
CHAPTER 326:  VETERINARY SURGEONS

TITLE XXX: RELIGION

TITLE XXXI: GENERAL REGISTRY

CHAPTER 327:  GENERAL REGISTRY

TITLE XXXII: ENVIRONMENTAL, REGULATION AND CONTROL, CULTURE AND HISTORY

CHAPTER 328:  ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
CHAPTER 329:  COSTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 330:  ANCIENT MONUMENTS AND ANTIQUITIES
CHAPTER 331:  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CULTURE AND HISTORY

TITLE XXXIII: REGULATION AND CONTROL OF MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

CHAPTER 332:  BELIZE
CHAPTER 333:  BELIZE ARCHIVES
CHAPTER 334:  FOREIGN ENLISTMENT
CHAPTER 335:  LOST AND ABANDONED PROPERTY
CHAPTER 336:  NEWTOWN BARRACKS
CHAPTER 337:  PRIVATE WORKS CONSTRUCTION
CHAPTER 338:  RIOTS COMPENSATION
CHAPTER 339:  DEFINITION OF TIME
CHAPTER 340:  TOWN BOUNDARIES

TITLE XXXIV: SUSPENDED ENACTMENTS

CHAPTER 341:  TIMBER INDUSTRY