Chapter 008:04 - Administration of Justice (Fines)

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L.R.O. 1/2012
LAWS OF GUYANA
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (FINES) ACT
CHAPTER 8:04
Act
11 of 1989







(inclusive) by L.R.O.
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LAWS OF GUYANA
Administration of Justice (Fines) Cap. 8:04 3
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CHAPTER 8:13
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (FINES) ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION
1 Short title.
2. Imprisonment in default of payment of fine not to be imposed in
certain cases.
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11 of 1989 An Act to prohibit, in specified cases, the imposition of
imprisonment in default of payment of fine.
[30TH DECEMBER, 1989]
Short title.
Imprisonment
in default of
payment of fine
not to be
imposed in
certain cases.
1. This Act may be cited as the Administration of
Justice (Fines) Act.
2. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any
other written law, where a person convicted of any of the
offences referred to in sub-section (2) is sentenced to a fine in
addition to any term of imprisonment, no direction or order
shall be made by any court to the effect that if a person fails to
pay the fine, he shall be imprisoned for any period.
(2) The offences referred to in subsection (1) are—
(a) offences against the Narcotic Drugs
and Psychotropic Substances
(Control) Act; or
(b) other offences specified by the
Minister by order.
(3) An order by the Minister under subsection
(2)(b) shall be subject to negative resolution of the National
Assembly.
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