ASCENSION

 REVISED EDITION OF THE LAWS, 2017

 ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ORDINANCES

  • This is a list in alphabetical order of all Ascension Ordinances, the text of which is available by clicking the links.
  • Part A lists Ordinances enacted by the Ascension legislature; Part B lists St Helena Ordinances that apply to Ascension and that have been modified by the Law Revision Commissioner under the Revised Edition of the Laws Ordinance, 1999. See the section on ‘Laws of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha’ in the General Introduction to the website.
  • Ascension subsidiary legislation is listed in the Categories List and can be found after the text of the respective Ordinance. St Helena subsidiary legislation that applies to Ascension is listed in the St Helena Categories List.
  • For UK laws that apply to Ascension, see the List of UK laws that apply to St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

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PART A – LOCAL ORDINANCES

Business Levy Ordinance, 2012

Child Welfare Ordinance, 2011

Control of Alcohol and Access to Bars (Children and Young Persons) Ordinance, 2013

Control of Tobacco Ordinance, 2013

Control of Trade in Endangered Species Ordinance, 2015

Courts (Extension of Jurisdiction)(Ascension) Ordinance, 2016

Currency (Ascension) Ordinance, 2009

Customs Ordinance, 2002

Dogs and Cats Ordinance, 2000

Entry Control (Ascension) Ordinance, 2007

Financial Management Ordinance, 2001

Fisheries (Conservation and Management) Ordinance, 2015

Harbours Ordinance, 2005

Income Tax Ordinance, 2001

Interpretation (Ascension) Ordinance, 1968

Island Government (Ascension) Ordinance, 2008

Land (Ascension) Ordinance, 2008

Lay Advocates (Ascension) Ordinance, 2007

Light Dues Ordinance, 1929

Litter Ordinance, 1971

Magistrates’ Court (Ascension) Ordinance, 1968

Marriage (Ascension) Ordinance, 2016

National Protected Areas Ordinance, 2003

Passport (Fees) Ordinance, 1997

Port Security Ordinance, 2006

Property Tax Ordinance, 2010

Protection of Wrecks (Ascension) Ordinance, 2009

Public Health Ordinance, 1967

Road Safety Ordinance, 2010

Road Traffic Ordinance, 1984

Road Works Levy Ordinance, 2014

St Helena Law (Application to Ascension) Ordinance, 1987

Telecommunications Ordinance, 1997

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (Application) Ordinance, 2001

Trials Without A Jury Ordinance, 2016

Wildlife Protection Ordinance, 2013

Workmen’s Protection Ordinance, 1926

 

PART B – ORDINANCES INCORPORATING APPLIED ST HELENA ORDINANCES AS MODIFIED

Animals (Diseases) (Ascension) Ordinance, 1944

Births and Deaths (Registration) (Ascension) Ordinance, 1853

Civil Procedure (Ascension) Ordinance, 1968

Coroners and Presumption of Death (Ascension) Ordinance, 2015

Criminal Damage (Ascension) Ordinance, 1979

Criminal Procedure (Ascension) Ordinance, 1975

Juries (Ascension) Ordinance, 1979

Medical Practitioners (Ascension) Ordinance, 191

Mental Health and Mental Capacity (Ascension) Ordinance, 2015

Minerals Vesting (Ascension) Ordinance, 1951

Mining (Ascension) Ordinance, 1923

Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance)(Ascension) Ordinance, 1962

Ports (Health)(Ascension) Ordinance, 1905              

Post Office (Ascension) Ordinance, 1898

Prisons (Ascension) Ordinance, 1960

Public Holidays (Ascension) Ordinance, 1945

Summary Offences (Ascension) Ordinance, 1975

Sunday Observance (Ascension) Ordinance, 1849[1]

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[1] The Sunday Observance Ordinance, 1849 was repealed for St Helena by Ord. 13 of 2017, but is still law in Ascension as St Helena laws do not apply to Ascension after 1 April 2017.