Cayman Islands Laws

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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. – Cayman Islands


Read: How laws are passed in the Cayman Islands


Key Laws of the Cayman Islands:

See comprehensive list of all Cayman Islands Legislation here

Cayman Islands Constitution 2009


Animals Law:


Civil Law:


Charities and non-profit organisations (NPOs):


Crime:


Construction:


Customs and Border Control:


Data Protection:


Disaster Management:


District Councils:


Duty, fees and taxes:


Government / Public Service:


Education:


Elections Law:


Employment:


Environmental Health:


Environment:


Financial Services:


Health:


ICT:


Immigration (see WORC below):


Landlord and Tenant:


Legislative Assembly:


Litigation:


Pensions:


Prison/Prisoners:


Trade & Business:


Traffic:


Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC):


Miscellaneous: 

Law Reform Commission

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