Legislation and Treaty Drafting

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IMPACT Justice is reviewing and drafting legislation at the request of governments of CARICOM Member States, including:

  • Model Arbitration Legislation ;
  • Model Major Organised Crime Legislation;
  • Model Mediation Legislation;
  • Model Sexual Harassment Legislation;
  • Report on an OECS Accreditation Project;
  • Report on Rationalising of OECS Legislative Procedures;
  • Business Names Legislation Review;
  • Trademarks Legislation Review;
  • Company Law Review.

The project is increasing the number and skills of legislative drafters in the region by:

  • Sponsoring students to take post-graduate gender-sensitive courses on legislation and treaty drafting;
  • Supporting an LL.B. introductory legislative drafting course;
  • Sponsoring drafters to receive training in consolidation of laws; and
  • Preparing and circulating manuals on (a) Treaty drafting (b) instructions for legislative drafters, and (c) procedures for drafters.