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Bills 2019/2020

Bills brought before the House in the 2019/2020 Session.

Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Criminal Procedure Code (2019 Revision) To Provide For The Seizure Of Property Used In An Offence; To Empower A Court To Seize Property That Corresponds In Value To Property Which Has Become Unavailable At The Time An Order For Seizure Is Being Considered; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Youth Justice (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PENDING:. To be dealt with by the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Youth Justice Law (2019 Revision) By Repealing Section 17(4) Of That Law In Order To Bring The Law In Line With Section 41(1) Of The Evidence Law (2019 Revision); And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Virtual Asset (Service Providers) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Provide The Framework For The Conduct Of Virtual Asset Business In The Islands; To Provide For The Registration And Licensing Of Persons Providing Virtual Asset Services; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Trusts (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Trusts Law (2020 Revision) To Require A Person To Have A Licence To Carry On Trust Business; To Clarify The Types Of Entities That May Request Information From The Registrar Of Trusts And Trustees For Anti-Money Laundering And Counter Financing Of Terrorism Purposes; To Clarify The Definition Of Relevant Financial Business; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Stock Exchange Company ( Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Stock Exchange Company Law (2014 Revision) To Include Definitions Of “Fiat Currency” And “Virtual Asset”; To Provide For The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange To Not Have The Sole And Exclusive Right To Trade In Virtual Assets; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Securities Investment Business Law (2020 Revision) To Include Relevant Virtual Asset Instruments Into The Regulatory Framework; To Amend Certain Definitions; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Mutual Funds (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Mutual Funds Law (2020 Revision) To Amend The Definitions Of Certain Expressions Used In The Law; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Monetary Authority (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Monetary Authority Law (2020 Revision) To Include The Virtual Asset (Service Providers) Law, 2020 As A Regulatory Law; To Include A Financial Inclusion Objective As A Principal Function Of The Authority; To Empower The Authority To Adjust The Regulatory Requirements Of A Person Who Holds A Sandbox Licence Under The Virtual Asset (Service Providers) Law, 2020; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Limited Liability Companies (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Limited Liability Companies Law (2020 Revision) To Provide For An Administrative Penalty Regime; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes].
Companies (Amendment) (No 2) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Companies Law (2020 Revision) To Provide For An Administrative Penalty Regime; To Permit The Registrar To Make Available For Inspection The Information Required Under Section 26(3); And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Banks and Trust Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Banks And Trust Companies Law (2020 Revision) To Clarify That A Person Must Have A Licence To Carry On Trust Business; To Clarify The Definition Of Relevant Financial Business; To Empower The Authority To Impose Administrative Fines; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Presumption of Death Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fifth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Civil Status Of A Missing Person Where The Circumstances Of The Person's Absence Leads To A Presumption Of Death; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
The Reporting of Savings Income Information (European Union) (Repeal) Bill, 2020

PENDING: . To be dealt with by the House for the Sixth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly

[A Bill For A Law To Repeal The Reporting Of Savings Income Information (European Union) Law (2014 Revision); And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

Fourth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session

Labour (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 23rd, 2020

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Labour Law (2011 Revision) To Provide For Service Of Documents, Information, Particulars And Other Records By Electronic Means; To Give The Cabinet The Power To Grant An Extension Of The Period For Compliance With, Or An Exemption From, Any Provision Of That Law Or Regulations Made Under That Law In The Case Of A Disastrous Event; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
National Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 23rd, 2020

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The National Pensions Law (2012 Revision) To Provide For The Temporary Suspension Of Pension Contributions; To Enable Specified Members Of A Pension Plan To Withdraw A Single Lump Sum Amount From Their Account In The Pension Plan; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Immigration (Transition) (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 23rd, 2020

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Customs and Border Control (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 23rd, 2020

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Customs And Border Control Law, 2018; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Traffic (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Fourth Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on April 23rd, 2020

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Traffic Law, 2011 To Give The Cabinet The Power To Grant An Extension Of The Period For Compliance With, Or An Exemption From, Any Provision Of That Law Or Regulations Made Under That Law In The Case Of A Disastrous Event; And For Connected Purposes.]

Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session

International Tax Co-operation(Economic Substance) (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The International Tax Co-Operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 To Make Changes To The Economic Substance Notification Requirements And The Requirements To Provide And Share Information; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Private Funds Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Registration Of Private Funds; And To Provide For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Mutual Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Mutual Funds Law (2019 Revision) To Enhance The Regulatory And Supervisory Framework For Mutual Funds; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Monetary Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Monetary Authority Law (2018 Revision) To Add The Private Funds Law, 2020 To The List Of Regulatory Laws; To Update The List Of Private Sector Associations That The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Must Consult Under Section 4 Of The Monetary Authority Law (2018 Revision); And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Limited Liability Partnership Law, 2017 To Require Limited Liability Partnerships To Obtain A Licence To Operate Where Applicable; To Increase The Effectiveness Of The Beneficial Ownership Regime; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Limited Liability Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Limited Liability Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Increase The Effectiveness Of The Beneficial Ownership Regime; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes .]
Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Companies Law (2018 Revision) To Increase The Effectiveness Of The Beneficial Ownership Regime; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes .]
Health Practice (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2020

PASSED: By the House for the Third Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on January 31st, 2020.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Health Practice Law (2017 Revision) To Distinguish Between Practising Licences Issued To Fully Registered Practitioners And Practising Licences Issued To Institutionally And Provisionally Registered Practitioners; To Validate The Health Practice Registration (Amendment) Regulations, 2013 And The Practising Licences Issued Under The Regulations; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

Second Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session

Appropriation (Financial Years 2020 and 2021) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 5th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Appropriate Executive Financial Transactions For The Financial Years 2020 And 2021.]
Trade and Business Licensing (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 6th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law 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.]
Customs and Border Control (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 6th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Customs And Border Control Law, 2018; To Amend Certain Definitions In The Customs And Border Control Law, 2018; To Provide For The Imposition And Regulation Of Administrative Penalties; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 6th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Freedom Of Information Law (2018 Revision) By Replacing Reference To The Former Customs Department With The Name Of The Newly Established Customs And Border Control Service; By Removing From The Application Of The Public Interest Test In Section 26(1) Exempt Records Under Section 19(1)(A) Of The Law To Prevent The Unintended Disclosure Of Cabinet And National Security Exempted Records; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]
Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill, 2019

WITHDRAWN: By the House for the Second Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on December 5th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Amend The Legal Practitioners Law (2015 Revision) In Order To Provide For The Membership Of Attorneys-At-Law In The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association Solely For The Purpose Of Anti-Money Laundering And Counter-Terrorism Supervision By The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]

First Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session (Throne Speech & Budget Address)

Referendum (People-initiated Referendum Regarding the Port) Bill, 2019

PASSED: By the House for the First Meeting of the 2019/2020 Session of the Legislative Assembly on, October 28th, 2019.

[A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Holding Of A People-Initiated Referendum On The Issue Of Whether The Islands Should Continue To Move Forward With The Building Of The Cruise Berthing And Enhanced Cargo Port Facility; And For Incidental And Connected Purposes.]