Justices of the Peace (Validation) Act


Published: 1984-01-26

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Justices of the Peace (Validation) Act
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE (VALIDATION) [CH.55 – 1


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[Original Service 2001] STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE (VALIDATION)
CHAPTER 55

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE (VALIDATION)

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


SECTION

1. Short title.
2. Acts valid.

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE (VALIDATION) [CH.55 – 3


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[Original Service 2001] STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

CHAPTER 55

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE (VALIDATION)
Act to validate acts performed by persons not

validity constituted ex officio justices of the peace.
[Assent 30th June, 1992]

[Commencement 26th January, 1984]
1. This Act may be cited as the Justices of the Peace

(Validation) Act, 1992.
2. Any act performed since the 26th January, 1984

under section 7 of the Magistrates Act by a member of the
House of Assembly or the Managing Director of The
Bahamas Mortgage Corporation in the purported exercise
of the powers of an ex officio justice of the peace and
which would be valid were that member or Director validly
constituted an ex officio justice of the peace under
subsection (2) of section 5 of the Magistrates Act shall be
deemed to be validly performed, notwithstanding the fact
that such member or Managing Director, as the case may
be, was not qualified to perform such as an ex officio
justice of the peace by virtue of that subsection.

24 of 1992

Short title.

Acts valid.

Ch. 54.