Set of books for Tuvalu laws

This website contains English versions of the Official Revised Edition of the Laws of Tuvalu, in force as at 31st December 2008.

The legislation is arranged in the form of an index with the main laws in ALPHABETICAL order, and any Subordinate Legislation nested beneath the parent law. The legislation can be accessed by clicking on the LEGISLATION menu above, or the books graphic above.

The legislation is also presented alphabetically by CATEGORIES, and for convenience, the complete Statute Book can be printed from the INDEX view. Principal and Subordinate Legislation can also be displayed separately if required.

The site is indexed for high speed searching, and the contents of all files on this site can be accessed via the SEARCH box in the page header above.

 

ILAWS

The Attorney General's Chambers is pleased to announce a major upgrade to our Legislation On-line Web Site. The new site improves the access to our laws in a number of ways.

The release contains over 50 new features including smart phone and tablet compatibility, automatic legislation history tables, improved security, subject column on most layouts and a popup help system, to name just a few.

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Recent Acts

Audit Act 2016
Health Professional Act
Energy Efficiency Act
Pharmacy and Therapeutic Products Act 2016
Climate Change and Disaster Survival Fund Act 2015
Supplementary Appropriation Act (No.3) 2015
Banking Commission Act
Customs Revenue and Border Protection Act 2014
Public Broadcasting Act
Tuvalu Seabed Minerals Act

Recent Subordinate

WHARFAGE, HARBOUR DUES AND PORT CHARGES REGULATIONS
Provident Fund (Small Loans Investment Scheme) Regulations 2014
Immigration Regulations 2014
Environment Protection (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2014
Public Procurement Regulation 2014
Environment Protection (Litter and Waste Control) Regulations 2013
Merchant Shipping (STCW Convention 2010) Regulations
Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention 2006) Regulations
People's Lawyer (Fees) Regulations
Declaration of the Outer Limits of the Exclusive Economic Zone 2012

Recent Special Acts

Supplementary Budget
Supplementary Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2015
2015 Supplementary Appropriation Act

Recent Amending Acts

Government Borrowing and Guarantee (Amendment) Act 2016
Native Lands (Amendment) Act 2016
Prescription of Salaries (Amendment) Act 2016
Falekaupule (Amendment) Act 2016
Circular: Fraud, Loss and Internal Audit Policy
Public Broadcasting Amendment Act 2016
Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2016
Marriage Amendment Act 2015
Family Protection and Domestic Violence (Amendment) Act 2015
Citizenship Amendment Act 2015