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Acts for Promulgation

There are 14 Acts for Promulgation in 2018:

Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Act 2017 which amends the Bills of Exchange Act 1883.

Equality Act 2017 which reforms and harmonises equality law; provides for increasing equality of opportunity and makes further provision about employment law.

Insurance (Amendment) Act 2017 which amends the Insurance Act 2008.

Fraud Act 2017 which makes provision for, and in connection with, criminal liability for fraud and dishonestly obtaining services.

Income Tax Legislation (Amendment) Act 2017 which confirms certain temporary taxation orders and amends various enactments relating to income tax.

Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2017 which provides for the calculation of certain periods of time for the purposes of Part IV of the Police Powers and Procedures Act 1998.

Statute Law Revision Act 2017 which makes minor amendments to the Legislation Act 2015, the Interpretation Act 2015 and other enactments and repeals spent and redundant enactments.

Casino (Amendment) Act 2018 which permits the revocation of casino licences for noncompliance with legislation relating to money laundering and the financing of terrorism; permits the variation of such licences and confers additional discretion on the Council of Ministers in relation to deposits for casino concessions.

Gambling (Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism) Act 2018 which enhances regulatory oversight of the gambling sector’s compliance with legislation relating to money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Customs and Excise Act 2018 which provides for the application in the Island of legislation concerned with customs and excise, value added tax and import, export and trade controls; amends the Customs and Excise Management Act 1986; permits the Treasury to disclose information in further cases and amends the Terrorism and Other Crime (Financial Restrictions) Act 2014.

Dogs (Amendment) Act 2018 which amends the Dogs Act 1990 to impose a requirement for dogs to be micro-chipped and to abolish dog licences.

Road Transport, Licensing and Registration (Amendment) Act 2018 which amends the Road Transport Act 2001 and the Licensing and Registration of Vehicles Act 1985.

Council of Ministers (Amendment) Act 2018 which amends the Council of Ministers Act 1990 to provide that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the Governor on the nomination of, and from among the members of, the House of Keys and empowers the House of Keys alone to pass a vote of no confidence in the Council of Ministers.

Safeguarding Act 2018 which establishes a Safeguarding Board to support the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, and promotes such safeguarding.