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  1. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sugar Industry (Sugar Workers' Provident Fund) Order, 2011 (S.I. No. 96 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-14 | BRB-2011-R-90561

    This Order imposes a levy on sugar manufactured in Barbados in accordance with section 26 (1) of the Sugar Industry Act.

  2. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Development Fund Act (Cap. 252B). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-06-21 | BRB-2001-L-87103

    This Act establishes the Agricultural Development Fund and provides for its administration. The revenue of the Fund shall be administered and managed by a specified corporation and be used to finance projects and programmes that are designed for the improved development of agriculture including sugar production, the cotton industry, livestock production, fisheries and horticulture. The Act also establishes a Management Committee. The Committee shall evaluate and approve proposals for projects to be financed by the Fund.

  3. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Rural Development Commission Act (Cap. 238). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-03-01 | BRB-1996-L-87109

    This Act establishes the Rural Development Commission as a body corporate, defines its functions and powers and provides with respect to its organization.
    The Commission shall carry out certain infrastructure works, provide technical assistance to farmers, allocate public land to potential farmers, provide assistance to the cotton industry in rural areas and carry out other functions necessary to effectively carry out the purposes of this Act. The Commission shall appoint a Director of Rural Affairs. The Act also establishes a Rural Development Fund

  4. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Sugar Industry (Ancillary Operations) Order, 1984 (S.I. 1984 No. 171)

    Adoption: 1984-11-11 | BRB-1984-R-52080

    Specifies certain sugar companies for the purposes of declaring them acillary operations to Barbados Sugar Factories Limited for the purposes of the Sugar Industry Act, 1982.

  5. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Sugar Industry Act, 1982 (Act No. 36) (Cap. 270). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1982-10-11 | Date of entry into force: 1982-11-08 | BRB-1982-L-50595

    This Act concerns the development of sugar cane production in Barbados and for this purpose establishes the Research and Development Fund, the Sugar Industry Research and Development Committee and the Sugar Workers' Provident Fund. The Act also introduces measures to control the production and processing of sugar cane and the exportation of sugar. The Committee shall assess the work programmes and results of organizations having research and development functions in the growing, harvesting, handling and processing of sugar cane and carry out other functions assigned to it under this Act.

  6. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sugar Workers (Minimum Wage) Order, 1982 (S.I. 1982 No.21)

    Adoption: 1982-02-08 | BRB-1982-R-51907

    Sets the minimum rates of wages payable to all workers employed in the sugar industry with the exception of attorneys, managers, overseers, supervisors, chemists, laboratory assistants, secretaries, accountants, cane and sugar weighers, and monthly paid clerks.

  7. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sugar Workers (Guaranteed Employment) Order 1971. No. 61.

    Adoption: 1971-04-20 | BRB-1971-R-17112

  8. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Sugar Workers (Minimum Wage and Guaranteed Employment) Act (Cap. 359). - Acts on-line

    Adoption: 1968-03-11 | BRB-1968-L-52074

    Provides for minimum wages and guaranteed employment for workers employed in the sugar industry and for incidental or related matters. Allows the Cabinet to make minimum wage and guaranteed employment orders (number of days or hours of employment). Sets initial minimum wages. Allows the Cabinet to appoint Advisory Boards to consider the conditions of employment of sugar workers. Setsout the effects of orders and penalties for non-compliance. Establishes procedures for prosecution of offences and special defences open to employers. Establishes procedures for wages computation and obligates employers to maintain employee records. Gives the Chief, Deputy and other Labour Officers the power of entry and inspection of the premises of an employer of sugar workers. Sets penalties for obstructing the Chief Labour Officer. Gives the Cabinet the power to make additional regulations regarding the Act.

  9. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Dairy Industry (Regulation and Control) Act (Cap. 260) (Act No. 27 of 1968). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1968 | BRB-1968-L-87110

    This Act makes provision for the control of the dairy industry for purposes of ensuring hygienic handling of milk and in particular provides for the licensing of dairy keepers, milk processors and milk sellers. The Act also establishes a Milk Advisory Board.
    A "Dairy keeper" means a person who sells or offers for sale milk produced by milk animals owned or maintained by him or her. A "milk processor" means a person who processes milk or milk products intended for human consumption. The Milk Advisory Board shall make recommendations to the Minister as to the milk industry taking into account the indications specified in this Act. The Act also contains provisions relative to inspection and appeal on decisions regarding licenses and defines regulation-making powers of the Minister for purposes of this Act.

  10. Barbados - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Aids Act (Cap. 252). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1905-02-28 | BRB-1905-L-87102

    This Act makes provision in relation to the granting of loans to owners, i.e. means any person for the time being legally charged with the cultivation, or the receipt of the rents and profits, of any land, including life tenants, guardians, trustees and executors but not persons appointed by any court to take charge of, manage and cultivate, or receive the rents and profits of, land in Barbados. Loans may be granted for: (a) the purpose of carrying on the general cultivation and management of sugar plantations and all other real estate or property; (b) the purchase of stock and manure and other necessaries; (c) paying taxes; and (d) other specified expenses.

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