Published 16 January 2023
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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE & LEGAL AFFAIRS:
PUBLIC RELEASE OF THE 2020 REVISED (SUPPLEMENT) EDITION OF THE
LAWS OF ST KITTS & NEVIS AND THE ORDINANCES FOR NEVIS
BASSETERRE, ST KITTS, FEDERATION OF ST KITTS & NEVIS, JANUARY 16, 2023 – The Law Commission of St Kitts & Nevis in fulfilling its legislative mandate as contained in the Law Commission Act, Cap.1.01, has completed another revision of the Laws of St Kitts & Nevis and the Ordinances of Nevis consolidated and revised for the period January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2020.
This morning, the Minister of Justice & Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Garth Wilkin and Officer in the Law Commission Mr Rohan Walters presented the revised Laws to Prime Minister, the Hon. Dr Terrance Drew at the Prime Minister’s Office. The Prime Minister was presented with the 2020 revised supplement bounded in 6 volumes and a pen drive containing the 2002, 2009, 2017 & 2020 Edition of the Laws.
The Law Commission’s work also includes the maintenance and updating of the legislative website database which hosts the repository for the laws and ordinances of St Kitts and Nevis, available at LawCommission.gov.kn.
As with the 2017 Revised Edition, the 2020 supplement was executed by the Law Commission in conjunction and consultation with the Regional Law Revision Centre in Anguilla. The Regional Law Revision Centre was incorporated in Anguilla on January 11, 2007, and was set up by the British government to assist its overseas territories with cost-effective law consolidation, revision and printing as opposed to the territories using the costly services of the UK-based printers and publishers. Since its inception, the Centre has been the one-stop-shop for law revision for independent jurisdictions such as Bahamas, Belize, Seychelles, and recently Guyana, to date the Centre has trained 320 persons from 20 countries in law revision and consolidation.
The Government of St Kitts and Nevis is pleased with its collaboration with the Centre and values its partnership. Consequently, the laws and ordinances can be purchased from the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs. Orders can also be made by utilising the “Order Form” on the Law Commission’s website and clicking “Publication” on the website’s front page.
The pricing structure for the laws and ordinances is as follows:
(1) 2020 revised supplement bounded in 6 volumes, 1-6: – EC$2700
(2) Pen drive containing the 2002, 2009, 2017 & 2020 Edition of the Laws – EC$675
(3) Combination of both a pen drive and a complete set of the 2020 supplement – EC$3,375
Feel free to contact the Ministry of Justice & Legal Affairs for further information.