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  • 25/01/2010 | Ley / Política

    The Counter-Trafficking Act

    The object of this Act is to prescribe measures to prevent and combat trafficking in persons with particular regard to victims who are women and children, by
    (a) protecting and assisting victims of trafficking, having due regard to their human rights;
    (b) facilitating the efficient investigation of cases of trafficking in persons;
    (c) facilitating the just and effective punishment of individuals and organizations involved in trafficking in persons;
    (d) promoting cooperation between Saint Lucia and other States in order to prevent and suppress trafficking in persons and to punish offenders.

  • 13/11/2006 | Ley / Política

    Labour Act, 2006 (No. 37 of 2006)

    Maternity is one of the circumstances protected under these regulations. Protections include: prohibition against discrimination on grounds of pregnancy (art. 285), marital status (art. 286); establishes the rights of pregnant employees such as maternity leave and right of return (art. 287). Establishes duration of maternity leave to 6 weeks before confinement and at least 6 weeks after confinement (art. 288).

  • 17/02/2004 | Ley / Política

    Act 9

    Amends and updates the Criminal Code. It contains a number of provisions that address violence against women, including the introduction of "marital rape" as an offence, as well as provisions that address stalking and workplace sexual harassment.