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No. 9 of 2002. The Immigration and Passport 1 ANTIGUA
(Amendment) Act, 2002. AND


[ L.S. ]
I Assent,

James B. Carlisle,

28th May, 2002.


No. 9 of 2002

AN ACT to amend the Immigration and Passport Act Cap. 208.

[ 6th June, 2002 ]

ENACTED by the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda as
follows -

1. This Act may be cited as the Immigration and Passport Short title.
(Amendment) Act 2002.

2. The Immigration and Passport Act, in this Act referred to Amendment of
as the principal Act, is amended in section 14 as follows - l4 cap.


(a) by the insertion after subsection (7) of the follow-
ing -

"(8) Subject to section 10, a citizen of a
Member State of the Organization of the East-
em Caribbean States landing in Antigua and
Barbuda from any place beyond Antigua and
Barbuda is entitled to enter and remain in
Antigua and Barbuda for a period of six (6)
months unless such permit to remain in
Antigua and Barbuda is revoked under sec-
tion 23.

ANTIGUA 2 The Immigration and Passport No. 9 of 2002.
AND (Amendment) Act, 2002.


(b) by renumbering subsection (8) as subsection (9).
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Amendment of 3. Section 15 of the principal Act is amended by the inser-
section l 5 Of tion aftw subsection (4) of the following subsections -
Cap. 208.

"(5) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a citizen of
any Member State of the Organization of the East-
ern Caribbean States landing in Antigua and
Barbuda from any place beyond Antigua and
Barbuda shall be in possession of either a passport
or other recognised photo identification card satis-
factorily establishing the citizenship and identity of
the person to whom it relates.

(6) For the purposes of subsection (5) "other
recognised photo identification card" includes a
valid Driver's Licencq or Social Security card which
satisfactorily establishes the citizenship of the per-
son to whom it relates."


Passed the House of Representatives Passed the Senate this 29th day
this 12th day of April, 2002. of April, 2002.

B. Harris, M. Percival,
Speaker. President.

S. Walker, S. Walker,
Clerk to the House of Representatives. Clerk to the Senate.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Antigua and Barbuda,
by Donovan Southwell, Government Printer

-By Authority, 2002.
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