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Bills 2018/2019

Bills brought before the House in the 2018/2019 Session.

Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session

Auditors Oversight (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Auditors Oversight Law (2017 Revision)To Make The Financial Year Consistent With That Of The Public Management And Finance Law (2018 Revision); And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Trade and Business Licensing (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PENDING: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly in July 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To To Amend The Trade And Business Licensing Law (2019 Revision) To Provide For New Requirements In Respect Of An Applicant Who Is A DNFBP Or Who Intends To Carry On DNFBP Business; To Provide For The Board To Suspend Or Revoke A Licence Where It Receives A Notice From A Supervisory Authority; To Create The New Licence Categories Of Property Investor And Dealer In Precious Metals And Stones; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Public Management and Finance (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Public Management And Finance Law (2018 Revision) To Provide That Appropriations Lapse At The End Of Each Budget Period; To Adjust The Date For The Presentation Of The Supplementary Appropriation Bills For Approval; To Extend The Time For The Submission Of The Annual Report To The Auditor General By One Month; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Public Service Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Public Service Pensions Law (2017 Revision) To Change The Manner Of Calculating Pensions; To Provide For A Longer Period For Cash-Out Payments; To Secure Assets Of The Fund By Enabling Investment Diversification; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Public Lands (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Public Lands Law, 2017 To Provide For A Change In The Composition Of The Membership Of The Public Lands Commission To Allow Members Of The Public Lands Commission Who Are Not Civil Servants To Be Chairpersons Of The Commission; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Monetary Authority (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Monetary Authority Law (2018 Revision) To Provide For The Facilitation Of Business Continuity For Entities That Are Licensed Or Registered In Other Jurisdictions In The Event Of Natural Or Man-Made Disasters; To Adjust The Financial Year Of The Authority; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Limited Liability Partnership Law, 2017 To Make Certain Information Related To Limited Liability Partnerships Accessible; To Require Limited Liability Partnerships To Keep Certain Information Up To Date; To Increase The Penalties For The Failure To Comply With Beneficial Ownership Requirements; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Limited Liability Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Limited Liability Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Make Certain Information Related To Limited Liability Companies Accessible; To Increase The Penalty For Failure To Comply With Beneficial Ownership Requirements; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019. .

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Make Certain Information Related To Companies Accessible; To Require Companies To Maintain Certain Additional Shareholder Information; To Increase The Penalty For The Failure To Comply With Beneficial Ownership Requirements; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Mutual Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019. .

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Mutual Funds Law (2019 Revision) To Require Licensees Providing Company Management Services To Comply With Part Xviia Of The Companies Law (2018 Revision), Part 12 Of The Limited Liability Companies Law (2018 Revision) And Part 8 Of The Limited Liability Partnership Law, 2017; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Trusts (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Trusts Law (2018 Revision) To Enable Competent Authorities To Require Certain Information From Trustees And The Registrar Of Trusts; To Empower The Cabinet To Make Regulations To Give Effect To The Law; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Money Services (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly in on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Money Services Law (2010 Revision) To Strengthen The Regulation And Supervision Of The Money Services Business Sector By The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority; To Require That A Licensee Maintains An Account In Support Of Transactions Carried Out By A Licensee; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Insurance Law, 2010 To Require Licensees Providing Company Management Services To Comply With Part 8 Of The Limited Liability Partnership Law, 2017; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly in on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Cooperative Societies Law (2001 Revision) To Require The Directors And Senior Officers Of A Credit Union To Be Fit And Proper Persons; To Require The Approval Of The Authority For Changes To The Directors And Senior Officers Of A Credit Union; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Building Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly in on July 26th, 2019.

[Bill For A Law To Amend The Building Societies Law (2014 Revision) To Require The Directors And Senior Officers Of A Building Society To Be Fit And Proper Persons; To Require The Approval Of The Monetary Authority For Changes To Directors And Senior Officers Of A Society; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Banks and Trust Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: : By the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on July 26th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Banks And Trust Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Empower The Monetary Authority To Require Licensees Providing Company Management Services To Comply With Part 8 Of The Limited Liability Partnership Law, 2017; To Require A Trust Company To Disclose Its Status As A Trustee; To Require Banks Or A Cayman Banking Group To Make Public Disclosures; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

Fifth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session

Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on June 5th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Proceeds Of Crime Law (2019 Revision) To Provide For The Inclusion Of The Anti-Corruption Commission In The Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group; To Provide For The Inclusion Of Virtual Service Providers In The Law; To Address Other Deficiencies In The Compliance Framework; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Directors Registration and Licensing (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on June 5th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Directors Registration And Licensing Law, 2014 To Make A Minor Amendment To The Definition Of “Covered Entity”; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on June 5th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) To Adjust The Excluded Persons Regime; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

Fourth Meeting - 2018-2019 Session

Monetary Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 10th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Monetary Authority Law To Clarify The Definition Of Money Laundering Regulations; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Health Care Decisions Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 10th 2019.

[A Bill for a Law to Provide For Health Care Directives; And For Incidental and Connected Purposes.]
The Design Rights Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 10th 2019.

[Supplement No. 14 published with Legislation Gazette No. 2 dated 19th February, 2019.]
The Bills Of Exchange (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 10th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Bills Of Exchange Law(1997 Revision) To Provide For The Presentment Of Cheques By Electronic Means For The Purpose Of Facilitating Automatic Cheque Clearing; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Trusts (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 10th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Trusts Law (2018 Revision) To Enhance The Inherent Jurisdiction Other Court In Relation To Trusts; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Builders (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 10th 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Builders Law (2018 Revision) To Change The Composition Of The Builders Board; To Streamline The Qualification Requirements For Appointment To The Builders Board; To Change The Categories Of Registration For Contractors; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

Third Meeting - 2018-2019 Session

The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 17th 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For An Economic Substance Test To Be Satisfied By Certain Entities; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 17th 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Make Miscellaneous Changes To The Provisions Relating To Accounting Records And Exempted Companies; And To Provide For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Local Companies (Control) (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 17th 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Local Companies (Control) Law (2015 Revision) To Provide For Exempted Companies Carrying On Business In The Islands; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

Second Meeting - 2018-2019 Session

Legal Associations (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Make Consequential Amendments To Certain Laws Due To The Merger of The Legal Associations; To Provide For The Regulation of Continuing Education For Attorneys –At -Law Including Continuing Education In Anti Money Laundering And Counter – Terrorism Legislation; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Immigration (Transition) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Establishment Of The Department Of The Workforce Opportunities And Residency Cayman; To Repeal The Immigration Law (2015 Revision); And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Stamp Duty Law (2013 Revision) To Provide For Stamp Duty On Linked Property Transactions; To Change The Exemption From Stamp Duty Relating To The Purchase Of of Property By First Time Caymanian Property Buyers; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Limited Liability Partnership Law, 2017 To Require Limited Liability Partnerships Registered In The Islands To Establish, Maintain And Regularly Update Beneficial Ownership Registers; To Identify Limited Liability Partnerships That Are Exempt From These Requirements And Require Them To File Written Confirmations Of Exemption; To Enable The Registers To Be Searched By The Competent Authority Designated Under The Companies Law (2018 Revision); And For Incidental And Connected Matters.]
The Formal Validity of Wills (Persons Dying Abroad) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Formal Validity Of Wills Of Persons Dying Abroad; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Roads (Naming and Numbering) (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Roads (Naming and Numbering) Law, 1997 To Change The Minister Responsible For The Naming Of Roads ; To Implement A Different Procedure For The Naming of Roads; And For The Naming Of Roads; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes .]
The Stalking (Civil Jurisdiction) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide Protection And Remedies In Cases Involving Stalking; To Establish An Investigative And Complaints Procedure In Relation To Allegations Of Stalking; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Proceeds of Crime Law (2018 Revision) To Provide That The Financial Reporting Authority Will Not Need To Consult With The Anti -Money Laundering Steering Group To Enter Into Certain Agreements and Arrangements With Any Overseas Financial Intelligence Unit; To Provide That The Financial Reporting Authority Does Not Require the Consent Of The Attorney General For The Disclosure Of Information To Overseas Financial Intellegence Units; To Increase The Powers of The Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Non-Profit Organisations (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Non-Profit Organisations Law 2017 In Order To Expand The Functions Of The Registrar; To Provide For Exemptions With Respect To The Disclosure Of Confidential Information; To Identify Additional Organisations To Be Exempted Under The Legislation; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Penal Code (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Penal Code (2018 Revision) To Introduce The Offence Of Stalking; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Evidence (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Evidence Law (2018 Revision) To Modernize The Law In Respect Of The Rules Of Hearsay Evidence And Witness Statements; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Gambling (Amendment) Bill, 2018

WITHDRAWN : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Gambling Law (2016 Revision) To Update The Penalties For The Commission Of An Offence; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Establish A Regime By Which Companies Registered Under Section 80, That Are Not Required To Be Registered Under The Non-Profit Organisations Law, 2017, Law 37 Of 2017, May Be Monitored; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Cadet Corps (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Cadet Corps Law (2016 Revision) To Bring The Law Into Alignment With The Public Service Management Law (2018 Revisions); And For Incidental And Connected Matters.]
The Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Freedom Of Information Law (2018 Revision) To Clarify and Modify The Scope of Access and Restricted Access to Certain Exempt Records Under the Law; And To Make Provision For Incidental and Connected Purposes.]
The Banks and Trust Companies ( Amendment ) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Banks and Trust Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Empower The Monterey Authority to Supervise Cayman Banking Groups On a Consolidated Basis; And To Provide For Incidental and Connected Purposes.]
The Customs & Border Control Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 22nd 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Establish The Customs and Border Control Service; To Repeal the customs Law ( 2017 Revision) And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Advance Passenger Information (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on November 14th 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Advance Passenger Information Law, 2018. As A Consequence Of The Repeal Of The Customs Law (2017 Revision); And For Incidental and Connected Purposes.]

First Meeting - 2018-2019 Session

The Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED : By the House for the First Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on September 12th 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Anti-Corruption Law (2018 Revision) To Provide For The Use Of Protective Equipment By Investigating Officers; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Cayman Islands Red Cross Bill, 2018

PASSED: By the House for the First Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on September 12th, 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Incorporation Of The Cayman Islands Branch Of The British Red Cross Society As The Cayman Islands Red Cross; To Further And To Protect The Activities Of The Cayman Islands Red Cross; And To Make Provision For Incidental And Connected Matters.]
The Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2018

PASSED: By the House for the First Meeting of the 2018/2019 Session of the Legislative Assembly on September 12th 2018.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Penal Code (2018 Revision) To Provide For The Retrospective Application Of Sexual Harm Prevention Orders; To Provide For Offences In Respect Of Sexual Communication With A Child; To Provide For Offences In Respect Of Sexual Activities With A Child; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]