Cayman Islands Laws

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Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly

The Cayman Islands’ legal system is based on English common law, locally enacted law and Orders-in-Council, which is legislation that the UK extends to its territories. Laws are passed by majority vote by the members of the Legislative Assembly but must be assented to by the Cayman Islands Governor.

Read: How laws are passed in the Cayman Islands

Draft Bills


Key Laws of the Cayman Islands:

Cayman Islands Constitution 2009


Civil Law:


Crime:


Construction:


Customs:


Government / Public Service:


Elections Law:


Employment:


Environmental Health:


Environment:


Financial Services:


Health:


Immigration:


Landlord and Tenant:


Legislative Assembly:


Litigation:


Pensions:


Prison/Prisoners:


Trade & Business:


Traffic:


Miscellaneous: 

Law Reform Commission

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