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Below are Volumes 1 through 5 of the pre-independence ordinances, Chapters 1 through 295. Schedules and subsidiary legislation are not included for now. Thanks to the Sierra Leone Pro Bono Network for scanning these and making them available to the Sierra Leone Web.

Volume 1

The Interpretation Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 1]
An Ordinance to amend and consolidate the Interpretation Ordinance, 1933.

The Local Time Ordinance, 1932 [Cap 2]
An Ordinance to provide for the determination of time in Sierra Leone.
Previously called the Alteration of Time Ordinance.

The Ordinances Authentication Ordinance, 1930 [Cap 3]
An Ordinance to make provision for the authentication and recording of ordinances.

The House of Representatives (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance, 1953 [Cap 4]
An Ordinance to declare and define certain powers, privileges and immunities of the House of Representatives and of the members of such Council, to secure freedom of speech in the House of Representatives, to regulate admittance to the precincts of the House of Representatives, to give protection to the persons employed in the publication of reports and other papers of the House of Representatives, and for purposes incidental to or connected with the matters aforesaid.

The Diplomatic Privileges (Extension) Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 5]
An Ordinance to make provision within Sierra Leone as to the immunities, privileges and capacities of international organisations of which Her Majesty's Government and foreign governments are members, and other matters incidental thereto.

The Consular Conventions Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 6]
An Ordinance to confer upon the consular officers of foreign states with which consular conventions are concluded by Her Majesty certain powers relating to the administration of the estates and property of deceased persons: and to restrict the powers of constables and other persons to enter the consular offices of such states.

The Courts Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 7]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the constitution of the Supreme Court and Magistrates' Courts of Sierra Leone and the administration of justice therein.

The Native Courts Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 8]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the constitution of the native courts of the protectorate of Sierra Leone and the administration of justice therein.

The Coroners Ordinance, 1907 [Cap 9]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to coroners' inquests.

The Sheriffs Ordinance, 1921 [Cap 10]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to sheriffs in the colony and protectorate.

The Legal Practitioners Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 11]
An Ordinance to provide for the admission and practice of legal practitioners and other matters connected therewith.

The Legal Practitioners (Disciplinary Committee) Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 12]
An Ordinance to make provision for the to inquire into allegations of professional misconduct made against legal practitioners.

The Notary Public Ordinance, 1937 [Cap 13]
An Ordinance to make provision for the appointment of Notaries Public and for the enrolment of Notaries Public authorised to act as such by the Master of Faculties and for other purposes in relation to the performance of Notarial functions.

The West African Court of Appeals (Civil Cases) Ordinance, 1929 [Cap 14]
An Ordinance to make provision for appeals to the West African Court of Appeal in civil cases.

The West African Court of Appeals (Criminal Cases) Ordinance, 1930 [Cap 15]

The Appeals from Magistrates' Courts Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 16]
An Ordinance to make provision for appeals from the decisions of Magistrates.

The Summary Review Ordinance, 1901 [Cap 17]
An Ordinance to provide for the more speedy remedying of errors committed by Magistrates in the exercise of their jurisdiction in criminal matters.

The Imperial Statutes (Law of Property) Adoption Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 18]
An Ordinance to adopt and apply certain Statutes of the Imperial Parliament relating to real and personal property, and to make other provisions for amending the law of real and personal property.

The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 19]
An Ordinance to amend the law as to the effect of death in relation to causes of action and as to the awarding of interest in Civil Proceedings.

The Escheat Ordinance, 1886 [Cap 20]
An Ordinance to provide for the appropriation of the casual revenue of the Crown arising from escheated estates, and to declare the law and practice in cases of Escheat.

The Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 21]
An Ordinance to make provision for the enforcement in Sierra Leone of judgments given in foreign countries which accord reciprocal treatment to judgments given in Sierra Leone, for facilitating the enforcement in foreign countries of judgments given in Sierra Leone, and for other purposes in connection with the matters aforesaid.

The Execution against Real Property Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 22]
An Ordinance subjecting Real Estate to the payment of Debts.

The Petitions of Right Ordinance, 1901 [Cap 23]
An Ordinance to make Provision Relating to Suits by and 3 of 1901. against the Government, and for the Recovery of the Costs thereof.

The Debtors' Ordinance, 1883 [Cap 24]
An Ordinance for the Abolition of Imprisonment for Debt, and for the Punishment of Fraudulent Debtors.

The Arbitration Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 25]
An Ordinance to provide for the reference and submission of 35 of 1927. disputes to Arbitration.

The Evidence (Documentary) Ordinance, 1940 [Cap 26]
An Ordinance to Amend the Law of Evidence.

Imperial Statutes (Criminal Law) Adoption Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 27]
An Ordinance to adopt and apply certain Statutes of the Imperial Parliament whereby the Criminal Law of England has been consolidated, simplified and amended.

The Infanticide Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 28]
An Ordinance to Repeal and Re-enact with Modifications the Provisions of the Infanticide Ordinance, 1935.

The Sedition Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 29]
An Ordinance to provide for the Punishment of Seditious Acts and Seditious Libels.

The Protection of Women and Girls Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 30]
An Ordinance to Make Provision for the Protection of Women and Girls.
Previously called The Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance.

The Prevention of Cruelty to Children Ordinance, 1926 [Cap 31]
An Ordinance to Prevent Cruelty to Children.

The Lotteries Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 32]
An Ordinance for the Repeal and Re-enactment of the Lotteries Ordinance, in order to make Better Provision for the Law Relating to Lotteries.

The Prevention of Corruption Ordinance, 1907 [Cap 33]
An Ordinance for the Better Prevention of Corruption, 1907.

The Personation and Uniforms Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 34]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law Relating to the Personation of Officials and the Illegal Wearing of Uniforms.

The Unlawful Societies (Human Leopard and Alligator) Ordinance, 1909 [Cap 35]
An Ordinance to Facilitate the Detection of Crime and to Provide for the Deportation of Persons found guilty of crimes committed in connection with the Human Leopard and Alligator Societies.

The Fangay Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 36]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Punishment of Persons Practising Fangay in the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone.

The Summary Conviction Offences Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 37]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to Offences Punishable on Summary Conviction.

The Jurors and Assessors Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 38]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to Jurors and Assessors, and to Trial by Jury and Assessors.

The Criminal Procedure Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 39]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to Criminal Procedure.

The Probation of Offenders Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 40]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Probation of Offenders.

The Corporal Punishment Ordinance, 1953 [Cap 41]
An Ordinance to Regulate the Infliction of Corporal Punishment.

The Oaths and Affirmations Ordinance, 1930 [Cap 42]
An Ordinance to Amend the Law Relating to Oaths and Affirmations.

The Perjury Ordinance, 1896 [Cap 43]
An Ordinance to Amend the Law in Relation to Perjury.

The Children and Young Persons Ordinance, 1945 [Cap 44]
An Ordinance relating to Children and Young Persons.
Previously called the Young Persons and Children Ordinance.

The Administration of Estates Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 45]
An Ordinance to provide for the appointment of an official Administrator of Estates, and to regulate the administration of estates and the distribution of intestate estates and for other purposes.

The Administration of Estates by Consular Officers Ordinance, 1940 [Cap 46]
An Ordinance to enable Consular Officers of Certain States to Administer the Estates of Deceased Foreign Nationals of such States.

The Probates (British and Colonial) Recognition Ordinance, 1915 [Cap 47]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Recognition in the Colony and Protectorate of Probate and Letters of Administration Granted in the United Kingdom, or in a British Possession, or Protectorate, or in a British Court in a Foreign Country.

The Probate Exemption Ordinance, 1896 [Cap 48]
An Ordinance to amend the Law relating to Estates under Fifty Pounds of Lunatics and Deceased Persons in Special Cases.

The Summary Ejectment Ordinance, 1904 [Cap 49]
An Ordinance to establish a form of procedure for the Summary Ejectment of Tenants of Small Holdings neglecting or refusing to quit after the determination of their tenancies.

The Summary Ejectment (Protectorate) Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 50]
An Ordinance to establish a form of procedure for the summary ejectment of persons not being natives of the Protectorate who are in wrongful possession of Protectorate lands.

The Speedy Ejectment Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 51]
An Ordinance to amend the law relating to the ejectment of persons unlawfully holding lands within the Colony of Sierra Leone.

The Rent Restriction Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 52]
An Ordinance to provide for the restriction of rentals for dwelling houses and shops in Sierra Leone, for the establishment of Rent Assessment Committees, for the restriction of a landlord's right of possession and for the purposes connected therewith.

The Ministers' Statutory Powers and Duties (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance, 1958 [Cap 53]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Transfer of Statutory Powers and Duties to Ministers, and to make Miscellaneous Provisions for the Manner of Exercise and Signification of such Functions.

The Commissions of Inquiry Ordinance, 1909 [Cap 54]
An Ordinance to enable the Governor to issue Commissions of inquiry with Special Powers.

The Census Ordinance, 1953 [Cap 55]
An Ordinance to make Provision for the taking of a Census from time to time as may be necessary.

The Riot Damages Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 56]
An Ordinance to make better Provision for the Payment of Compensation in the case of Damage caused by Riots.

The Audit Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 57]
An Ordinance to provide for the appointment, salary, tenure of office and duties and powers of the Director of Audit, and for the auditing of public accounts, and for other purposes incidental thereto connected therewith.

The Public Holidays Ordinance, 1932 [Cap 58]
An Ordinance to Make Provision for Public Holidays.

The Monuments and Relics Ordinance, 1947 [Cap 59]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Preservation of Ancient, Historical, and Natural Monuments, Relics and other Objects of Archaeological, Ethnographical, Historical or other Scientific Interest.

The Protectorate Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 60]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law Dealing with the Mode of Exercising Her Majesty's Jurisdiction in the Protectorate.

The Tribal Authorities Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 61]
An Ordinance to Prescribe the Powers and Duties of Tribal Authorities.

The Chiefdom Treasuries Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 62]
An Ordinance to provide for the establishment constitution and management of Chiefdom Treasuries and treasuries for groups of chiefdoms, and for purposes connected therewith.

The Local Tax Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 63]
An Ordinance to make provision for the substitution of a Local Tax for certain taxes at present payable in the Protectorate, to make provision for matters incidental thereto, including the abolition of settlers' fees in those parts of the Protectorate to which this Ordinance is applied.

The Protectorate Vagrancy Ordinance, 1934 [Cap 64]
An Ordinance to control vagrancy and to provide for the repatriation to their own chiefdoms of natives convicted before certain Courts in the Protectorate.

Volume 2

The Freetown Municipality Ordinance, 1948 [Cap 65]
An Ordinance to make provision with respect to the Municipal City of Freetown.

The Freetown Improvement Ordinance, 1900 [Cap 66]
An Ordinance for the improvement of the City of Freetown.

The Freetown Municipality Building Scheme Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 67]
An Ordinance to enable the City Council of Freetown to advance moneys for the erection, repair and improvement of buildings within the City.

The Freetown Fire Prevention Measures Ordinance, 1948 [Cap 68]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the protection of the City of Freetown from fire.

The Freetown Waterworks Ordinance, 1901 [Cap 69]
An Ordinance to enable the Government of Sierra Leone to Make and Construct Waterworks for the purpose of providing Freetown with a supply of water, proper and sufficient, for public and private purposes.

The Freetown Street Trading Ordinance, 1937 [Cap 70]
An Ordinance to regulate trading in the streets of the Municipal City of Freetown.

The Freetown Municipality Officers' Superannuation Ordinance, 1929 [Cap 71]
An Ordinance to provide for the superannuation of persons employed by the City Council of Freetown.

The Guides' (Prohibition) Ordinance, 1917 [Cap 72]
An Ordinance to prohibit persons acting as guides within the City of Freetown.

The Processions Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 73]
An Ordinance to Regulate Processions in Public Streets or Roads.

The Lodgers (Registration in Hotels) Ordinance, 1947 [Cap 74]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration of Lodgers.

The Rural Area Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 75]
An Ordinance to make Further and Better Provision for Local Government in the Rural Area of that part of the Colony which includes the Freetown Police and Headquarters Judicial Districts of the Colony.

The Sherbro Urban District Council Ordinance, 1952 [Cap 76]
An Ordinance to make Further and Better Provision for Local Government in the Sherbro Judicial District and to create an Urban District Council therefor.

The Freetown Improvement (Extension) Ordinance, 1928 [Cap 77]
An Ordinance to empower the Governor in Council to extend the provisions of the Freetown Improvement Ordinance to parts of the Colony outside the City of Freetown, and to make further provision with respect to such parts.

The Tribal Administration (Colony) Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 78]
An Ordinance to promote a system of administration by tribal authority among the tribes settled in Freetown and in other places within the Colony.

The District Councils Ordinance, 1951 [Cap 79]
An Ordinance to Replace the Existing Provisions Relating to District Councils contained in the Protectorate Ordinance and to Provide for Matters Ancillary thereto.

The Bo Town Council Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 80]
An Ordinance to make Further and Better Provision for Local Government in the Town of Bo and to create a Town Council therefor.

The Town and Country Planning Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 81]
An Ordinance to Make Provision for Town and Country Planning.

The Local Authorities Officers' Superannuation Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 82]
An Ordinance to provide for the superannuation of persons employed by local authorities.

The British Nationality Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 83]
An Ordinance to make provision for purposes connected with the application of the British Nationality Act, 1948, to Sierra Leone.

The Aliens Naturalisation and Acquisition of Property Ordinance, 1907 [Cap 84]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the naturalisation of aliens and the acquisition of property by aliens in Sierra Leone.

The Aliens Registration Ordinance, 1925 [Cap 85]
An Ordinance to provide for the registration of aliens.

The Immigration Restriction Ordinance, 1947 [Cap 86]
An Ordinance relating to immigration.

The Undesirable British Subjects Control Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 87]
An Ordinance to Control the Movements of Undesirable British Subjects and for similar purposes.

The Extradition Ordinance, 1878 [Cap 88]
An Ordinance to Provide for the More Convenient Administration of "The Extradition Acts, 1870 and 1873 ".

The Fugitive Criminals Surrender Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 89]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Surrender of Fugitive Criminals.

The Aliens (Expulsion) Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 90]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Expulsion of Aliens.

The Aku Mohammedan Burial Board Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 91]
An Ordinance to Vest the Aku Mohammedan Cemetery at Fourah Bay in a Burial Board, and to make Provision for its Management and Control as a Cemetery.

The Births and Deaths Registration Ordinance 1913 [Cap 92]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to the Registration of Births and Deaths.

The Births and Deaths (Protectorate) Registration Ordinance, 1951 [Cap 93]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration of Births and Deaths in the Protectorate.

The Burials Registration (Freetown) Ordinance, 1908 [Cap 94]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration of Burials.

The Christian Marriage Ordinance, 1907 [Cap 95]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law Regulating Christian Marriages in the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone.

The Mohammedan Marriage Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 96]
An Ordinance to Define the Law Relating to Mohammedan Marriages in the Colony of Sierra Leone and to Provide Facilities for giving proof of such Marriages.

The Civil Marriage Ordinance, 1910 [Cap 97]
An Ordinance to Provide for Civil Marriages in the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone.

The Foreign Marriage Ordinance, 1914 [Cap 98]
An Ordinance to give effect in the Colony to the Foreign Marriages Order in Council, 1913.

The Marriage of British Subjects (Facilities) Ordinance, 1916 [Cap 99]
An Ordinance to Facilitate Marriages between British Subjects Resident in the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone and British Subjects Resident in the United Kingdom.

The Married ·Women's Maintenance Ordinance, 1888 [Cap 100]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Maintenance of Married Women who shall have been Deserted by their Husbands.

The Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Ordinance, 1921 [Cap 101]
An Ordinance to Facilitate the Enforcement in Sierra Leone of Maintenance Orders made in England or Ireland and vice versa.

The Matrimonial Causes Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 102]
An Ordinance to Amend the Law Relating to Divorce and Matrimonial Causes.

The Evidence (Marital Intercourse) Ordinance, 1952 [Cap 103]
An Ordinance to Amend the Law with regard to the Admissibility of the Evidence of a Husband or Wife in regard to Marital Intercourse.

The Illiterates Protection Ordinance, 1898 [Cap 104]
An Ordinance for the Protection of Illiterate Persons m the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone.

The Education Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 105]
An Ordinance to Replace the Existing Provisions Relating to Education in Sierra Leone and to make Further and Better Provision therefor.

The Fourah Bay College (Transfer of Rights, Property and Liabilities) Ordinance, 1960 [Cap 106]
An Ordinance to dissolve the Fourah Bay College Founded in 1827 and Reconstituted under an Ordinance known as the Fourah Bay College Ordinance, 1950, and to transfer all Rights, Property and Liabilities of that College to "Fourah Bay College-the University College of Sierra Leone" and for Purposes connected therewith.

The Teachers' Superannuation Fund Ordinance, 1944 [Cap 107]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment of a Superannuation Fund for the Benefit of Certain Classes of Teachers in Sierra Leone and for Purposes connected therewith.

The Sierra Leone Education Fund Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 108]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment and Maintenance of a Fund to be known as the Sierra Leone Education Fund, for the Application of the Moneys therein and for Matters Ancillary thereto.

The West African Examinations Council (Sierra Leone Status) Ordinance, 1951 [Cap 109]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Status and Functions, including the Powers and Duties, within Sierra Leone of the West African Examinations Council which was Established in the Gold Coast by the West African Examinations Council Ordinance, 1951, of the Gold Coast, and for Purposes Connected therewith.

The Boy Scouts and Girl Guides Associations Ordinance, 1924 [Cap 110]
An Ordinance to Protect the Activities and Interests of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides Associations.

The Newspapers Ordinance, 1924 [Cap 111]
An Ordinance to provide for the Registration of Newspapers and their Proprietors and for the printing on Newspapers of the Names of the Printers.

The Publications Ordinance, 1887 [Cap 112]
An Ordinance to provide for the preservation of Copies of Books printed in Sierra Leone, and for the registration of such books and to repeal Ordinance No. 13, 1886.

The Undesirable Publications Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 113]
An Ordinance to prohibit the Importation and Publication of Undesirable Literature.

The Undesirable Advertisements Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 114]
An Ordinance to Prohibit and Restrict Certain Kinds of Undesirable Advertisements.
Never came into effect.

The Cinematograph Exhibitions Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 115]
An Ordinance for the better Regulation and Control of Cinematograph and similar Exhibitions, and for purposes connected therewith.

Volume 3

The Public Lands Ordinance, 1898 [Cap 116]
An Ordinance to repeal The Public Lands Ordinance, 1896, and to make other provisions in lieu thereof.

The Unoccupied Lands (Ascertainment of Title) Ordinance, 1911 [Cap 117]
An Ordinance for more readily ascertaining the Ownership of Unoccupied Lands.

The Crown Lands Conservancy Ordinance, 1903 [Cap 118]
An Ordinance to provide for the Conservancy of Crown Lands.

The Defence Lands Acquisition Ordinance, 1942 [Cap 119]
An Ordinance to enable the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral in the United Kingdom, the Secretary of State for War and the Secretary of State for Air severally to acquire Land in the Colony of Sierra Leone for the purposes of Defence.

The Airfields and Defence Lands (Acquisition of Clearance Rights) Ordinance, 1944 [Cap 120]
An Ordinance to Enable Clearance Rights to be Acquired and Enforced over Land and Property in the Vicinity of Defence Lands and Airfields in Order to Ensure the Efficient Defence of Sierra Leone and the Safety of Aircraft in Flight, and Other Purposes Connected Therewith.

The Concessions Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 121]
An Ordinance to Regulate the Concession of Rights with respect to Land by Natives, and to constitute a Concessions Court.

The Protectorate Land Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 122]
An Ordinance to Make Provision Relating to the Tenure of Land by Non-Natives in the Protectorate.

The Admiralty Lands Ordinance, 1862 [Cap 123]
An Ordinance for vesting all Estates and Property in the Colony . of Sierra Leone, in Africa, occupied by or for the Naval Service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in the Lord High Admiral, or the Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Admiral of the said United Kingdom for the time being.

The War Department Lands (Kortright Hill and Kennedy Ridge) Ordinance, 1884 [Cap 124]
An Ordinance for giving Possession to the War Department of Land at Kortright Hill and Kennedy Ridge for the purpose of Constructing Barracks and a Rifle Range thereon.

The Ordnance Lands Ordinance, 1856 [Cap 125]
An Ordinance for Transferring to one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State the Powers and Estates within the Colony of Sierra Leone, in Africa, heretofore vested in the Principal Officers of the Ordnance.

The Fortifications Sketching Ordinance, 1889 [Cap 126]
An Ordinance to Prevent Sketching, etc., by unauthorised Persons upon the Peninsula and Garrison of the Colony of Sierra Leone.

The Kroo Reservation Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 127]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Proper Regulation of the Kroo Reservation.

The Survey Ordinance, 1951 [Cap 128]
An Ordinance to Provide for and regulate the Survey of Lands and the Licensing of Surveyors.

The Building Lines Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 129]
An Ordinance to provide for the regulation of the position of buildings and other obstructions with reference to roads.

The Highways Diversion Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 130]
An Ordinance to provide for the Stopping and Diversion of Highways and the substitution of new Highways in lieu thereof.

The Ferries Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 131]
An Ordinance to Regulate Existing Public Ferries in the Protectorate and to Provide for the Establishment of New Public Ferries Therein.

The Road Traffice Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 132]
Cap 132 repealed the former Motor Traffice Ordinance (Cap 148 of the 1946 edition of the Laws) but provided that the Motor Traffic Rules, made under the repealed Ordinance, should continue in force until replaced by new regulations made under its section 58.

The Motor Vehicles (Third Party Insurance) Ordinance, 1951 [Cap 133]
An Ordinance to make provision against third party risks arising out of the use of motor vehicles.

The Railway Ordinance, 1898 [Cap 134]
An Ordinance to Repeal an Ordinance intituled "The Sierra Leone Railway Ordinance, 1896" and to make other Provisions in lieu thereof.

The Proprietary Railways Ordinance, 1909 [Cap 135]
An Ordinance to make provision as to the construction of railways by private enterprise and for their regulation.

The Marampa Railway and Harbour Vvorks Construction Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 136]
An Ordinance to empower the Sierra Leone Development Company, Limited, to construct and own a jetty and shipping installation at Pepel Point on Pepel Island in the Port Loko Creek, and a railway from that point to the vicinity of Marampa in the Port Loko district; and to regulate the user, maintenance and operation of such jetty, shipping installation and railway.

The Public Transport Services Ordinance, 1929 [Cap 137]
An Ordinance to enable the Government of the Colony of Sierr.a Leone to establish and maintain public transport services in the Colony and Protectorate.

The Ports and Inland Waters Ordinance, 1943 [Cap 138]
An Ordinance to provide for the regulation and control of ports and inland waters, for the levying of dues and for other matters connected with navigation.

The Harbour Dues Ordinance, 1943 [Cap 139]
An Ordinance to provide for the levying of harbour dues in respect of animals and goods in ships entering and leaving Freetown Harbour and for matters connected therewith.

The Port of Freetown Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 140]
An Ordinance to provide for the management and regulation of the Port of Freetown.

The Pilotage Ordinance, 1890 [Cap 141]
An Ordinance to Define the Duties of Pilots and to Regulate Pilotage in the Colony of Sierra Leone.

The Merchant Shipping (Fees) Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 142]
An Ordinance to Authorise the Collection of Fees in respect of Matters connected with Merchant Shipping.

The Survey of Boats Ordinance, 1932 [Cap 143]
An Ordinance to Prevent the Overcrowding and Overloading of Boats not exceeding Fifteen Tons burden engaged in carrying Passengers, Cattle or Cargo in the Rivers and along the Coasts of Sierra Leone, and to Prohibit the Use for those Purposes of any such Boat which is Manifestly Unsafe.

The Unseaworthy Ships Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 144]
An Ordinance to Repeal the Unseaworthy Ships Ordinance, 1874, and to make other provisions in lieu thereof.

The Shipping Casualties, Wrecks and Salvage Ordinance, 1907 [Cap 145]
An Ordinance to make better Provisions for the holding of Inquiries in respect of Shipping Casualties, for dealing with Wrecks, and as to Salvage.

The Shipwrecked Passengers Ordinance, 1888 [Cap 146]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and amend the Law relating to Shipwrecked Passengers.

The Carriage of Goods by Sea Ordinance, 1926 [Cap 147]
An Ordinance to Amend the Law with respect to the Carriage of Goods by Sea.

The Territorial Waters Ordinance, 1921 [Cap 148]
An Ordinance to empower the Governor in Council to provide, by Order, for Matters relating to Navigation in the Territorial Waters of the Colony.

The Foreshores Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 149]
An Ordinance to provide for Reclamations and to Validate and Facilitate Leases or Grants of Foreshores and the Erection of Wharves thereon.

The Police Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 150]
An Ordinance to make provision for the organisation, discipline, powers and duties of the police.

The Medical Practitioners, Dentists and Druggists Ordinance, 1908 [Cap 151]
An Ordinance to provide for the Registration of Medical Practitioners and Dentists and for the Registration and Licensing of Druggists.

The Nurses Ordinance, 1956 [Cap 152]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration and Training of Nurses and for the Training and Enrolment of other Persons Engaged in Nursing and to Regulate the Practice of Nurses and Enrolled Persons.

The Midwives Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 153]
An Ordinance to amend the law relating to the training, registration and practice of midwives and to regulate the training, enrolment and practice of other persons engaged in midwifery.

The Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, 1926 [Cap 154]
An Ordinance to give effect to measures decided upon in the International Opium Convention signed at Geneva, on the 19th day of February, 1925, and to regulate the importation, exportation, manufacture, sale and use of opium and other dangerous drugs, in the Colony and the Protectorate.

The West African Council for Medical Research (Sierra Leone Status) Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 155]
An Ordinance to provide for the status and functions, within Sierra Leone, of the West African Council for Medical Research which was established in Nigeria by the West African Council for Medical Research Ordinance, 1954, of Nigeria, and for purposes connected therewith.

The West African Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research (Sierra Leone Status) Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 156]
An Ordinance to provide for the status and functions, including the powers and duties, within Sierra Leone of the West African Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research and the West African Institute for - Trypanosomiasis Research Managing Committee which were established in Nigeria by the West African Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research Ordinance, 1950, of Nigeria, and for purposes connected therewith.

The Lunacy Ordinance, 1902 [Cap 157]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the Ordinances relating to lunacy.

The Lunatics Removal Ordinance, 1932 [Cap 158]
An Ordinance to make Provision for the Removal of Lunatics from the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone.

The Lunatics Removal (West African Territories) Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 159]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law with respect to the Removal and Return of Lunatics in certain West African Territories to and from the Colony of Sierra Leone.

The Post Office Ordinance, 1904 [Cap 160]
An Ordinance to Amend and Consolidate the Laws Relating to the Establishment and Regulation of the Post Office of Sierra Leone.

The Post Office Savings Bank Ordinance, 1937 [Cap 161]
An Ordinance to make Provision for the Post Office Savings Bank.

The Stamps (Demonetisation Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 162]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Demonetisation of Postage and Revenue Stamps.

The Telegrams (Production) Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 163]
An Ordinance to Empower the Government to Require the Production of Telegrams in the Public Interest.

The Telegraphs Ordinance, 1900 [Cap 164]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Construction, Regulation, and Protection of Telegraphs, and to Prohibit the Divulging or Forging of Telegraphic Messages.

The Wireless Telegraphy Ordinance, 1913 [Cap 165]
An Ordinance to provide for the Regulation of Wireless Telegraphy

The Electric Light and Power Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 166]
An Ordinance to make Provision for the supply of Electricity for Lighting and other Purposes.

The Lighting Control Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 167]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Total or Partial Cessation of Lighting in the Colony by Order of the Governor in Council on Occasions of Emergency or Public Danger or by way of Experiment or Practice for such Occasions.

The Water Control Ordinance, 1943 [Cap 168]
An Ordinance relating to the Control and use of Natural Water Supplies.

The Official Oaths Ordinance, 1923 [Cap 169]
An Ordinance Prescribing the Oaths to be taken by certain Officials.

The Official Secrets Ordinance, 1941 [Cap 170]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Application of the Official Secrets Acts, 1911 and 1920, to Persons other than British Officers and Subjects.

The Change of Titles Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 171]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Change of Official and Departmental Titles Appearing in Enactments.

The Public Officers Protection Ordinance, 1936 [Cap 172]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Protection of Persons acting in the Execution of Statutory and other Public Duties.

The Pensions Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 173]
An Ordinance to Prescribe the Pensions, Gratuities and Allowances payable to Officers in the Service of the Government of Sierra Leone.

The Widows and Orphans (African Officers) Pensions Ordinance, 1957 [Cap 174]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Payment of Pensions to the Widows and Orphans of African Public Officers.

The Widows and Orphans (Overseas Officers) Pensions Ordinance, 1953 [Cap 175]
An Ordinance to Establish a Fund for the Payment of Pensions to the Widows and Orphans of Overseas Public Officers.

The Sierra Leone Naval Volunteer Force Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 176]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment of a Naval Volunteer Force in Sierra Leone.

The Sierra Leone Naval Volunteer Force (General Service) Ordinance, 1937 [Cap 177]
An Ordinance to Provide for the placing at the disposal of Her Majesty's Royal Navy for General Service Officers and Men of the Sierra Leone Naval Volunteer Force, and Ships of War maintained by the Colony.

The Naval Establishments Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 178]
An Ordinance to Prohibit the Presence of Unauthorised persons within Her Majesty's Naval Establishments in the Colony.

The Royal West Africa Frontier Force Ordinance, 1923 [Cap 179]
An Ordinance Constituting the Sierra Leone Regiment of the Royal West African Frontier Force.

The Royal West Mrican Frontier Force (Sierra Leone Regiment Reserve) Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 180]
An Ordinance to make Provision for the Maintenance of the Reserve of the Sierra Leone Regiment of the Royal West African Frontier Force.

The Royal West African Frontier Force (Supplementary Reserve, Sierra Leone) Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 181]
An Ordinance to establish and to provide for the organisation and government of a European Supplementary Reserve to the Sierra Leone Regiment, the Royal West African Frontier Force, and for purposes connected therewith.

The Royal vVest African Frontier Force (Military Units) Ordinance, 1953 [Cap 182]
An Ordinance to make Provision for the Assimilation of the Military Units established under the Military Units Ordinance into the Sierra Leone Regiment of the Royal West African Frontier Force and to provide for the establishment of other units within such Regiment and for other purposes connected therewith.

The Incitement to Disaffection Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 183]
An Ordinance to make better provision for the prevention and punishment of endeavours to seduce members of Her Majesty's Forces from their duty or allegiance.

The War Pensions Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 184]
An Ordinance to provide for the payment of pensions, gratuities and other allowances in respect of the death or disablement of members of His Majesty's Forces or of Services Auxiliary thereto or of Services engaged in Civil Defence or of a class or category of persons engaged in war work.

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The Agricultural Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 185]
An Ordinance to enable the Governor in Council to make rules for the prevention of the introduction or spread of pests destructive to trees and crops; for the control of the growing of agricultural crops and for the preparation, marketing, movement, storage, transport and export of agricultural produce.

The West African Cocoa Research Institute (Sierra Leone Status) Ordinance, 1956 [Cap 186]
Ordinance to provide for the status and the functions, including the powers and duties, within Sierra Leone of the West African Cocoa Research Institute and the West African Cocoa Research Institute Managing Committee which were established in the Gold Coast by the West African Cocoa Research Institute Ordinance, 1947, of the Gold Coast, and for purposes connected therewith.

The West African Institute Short title for Oil Palm Research (Sierra Leone Status) Ordinance, 1951 [Cap 187]
An Ordinance to provide for the status and functions, including the powers and duties within Sierra Leone of the West African Institute for Oil Palm Research and the West African Institute for Oil Palm Research Managing Committee which were established in Nigeria by the West African Institute for Oil Palm Research Ordinance, 1951, of Nigeria, and for purposes connected therewith.

The Locusts (Destruction) Ordinance, 1931 [Cap 188]
An Ordinance to make provision for the destruction of locusts.

The Forestry Ordinance, 1912 [Cap 189]
A.n Ordinance to provide for the regulation of forest reserves and protected forests and the protection of trees.

The Bush Fire Prevention Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 190]
An Ordinance to empower the Governor to make regulations for the prevention of bush fires.

The Animals' Diseases Ordinance, 1944 [Cap 191]
An Ordinance relating to diseases of animals.

The Impounding Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 192]
An Ordinance to repeal the Impounding Ordinance, 1866, and to make other provisions in lieu thereof.

The Dogs Ordinance, 1900 [Cap 193]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Ordinances relating to the Protection against Dogs.

The Wild Animals, Birds and Fish Preservation Ordinance, 1901 [Cap 194]
An Ordinance for the Preservation of Wild Animals, Birds and Fish.

The Fisheries Ordinance, 1957 [Cap 195]
An Ordinance to make provision for the Licensing of Motor Fishing Vessels and for the Regulation of Fishing.

The Minerals Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 196]
An Ordinance to Regulate the Right to Search for, Mine and Work Minerals, and for Other Purposes Relating Thereto.

The Mining (Mineral Oil) Ordinance, 1958 [Cap 197]
An Ordinance to regulate the right to search for, win and work mineral oils within Sierra Leone and the inland and territorial waters thereof.

The Alluvial Diamond Mining Ordinance, 1956 [Cap 198]
An Ordinance to Provide for and to Regulate the Prospecting for, Mining of, Dealing in and Exporting of Alluvial Diamonds, and for other Purposes connected therewith.

The Diamond Industry Protection Ordinance, 1956 [Cap 199]
An Ordinance to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to the Protection of the Diamond Industry.

The Diamond Industry Profit Tax Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 200]
An Ordinance to Provide for a Diamond Industry Profit Tax.

The Protectorate Mining Benefits Trust Fund Ordinance, 1932 [Cap 201]
An Ordinance to establish a Fund into which all Moneys payable to the Accountant General on account of Protectorate Mining Rights, Mining Leases and Water Rights shall be paid, and to provide for its administration as a Fund for the Exclusive Benefit of the Natives of the Protectorate.

The Tonkolili Agreement Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 202]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement made Between the Crown Agents for the Colonies on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Development Company Limited to Regulate the Mining of the Iron Ore Deposits and other Minerals and Metals in the Tonkolili Area of the Protectorate.

The Tonkolili (Supplementary) Agreement Ordinance, 1943 [Cap 203]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement Supple- 9 of 1944. mentary to an Agreement made between the Crown Agents for the Colonies on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Development Company Limited, Regulating the Mining of the Iron Ore Deposits and other Minerals and Metals in the Tonkolili Area of the Protectorate.

The Tonkolili Supplementary Agreements (1947) Ratification Ordinance, 1948, 1947 [Cap 204]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm Certain Agreements Supplementary to An Agreement Made Between the Crown Agents for the Colonies on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Development Company Limited Regulating the Mining of the Iron Ore Deposits and other Minerals and Metals in the Tonkolili Area of the Protectorate.

The Tonkolili and Marampa Supplementary Agreement (1956) Ratification Ordinance, 1956, 1956 [Cap 205]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement supplementary to certain Agreements made for and on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone, of the one Part, and by the Sierra Leone Deve1opment Company Limited, of the other Part, to regulate the Mining of the Iron Ore Deposits and other Minerals and Metals in the Marampa and Tonkolili Areas of the Protectorate.

The Rokel River Water Short title. Rights Agreement (Ratification) Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 206]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement made Be- 31 of 1938. tween the Crown Agents for the Colonies on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Development Company Limited Relating to the Taking of Water from the Rokel River and to Provide for the Granting of Leases of Land in connection therewith.

The Diamond Agreements and Licence (Ratification) Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 207]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm two Agreements and a Licence to regulate the Mining and Sale of Diamond.

The Diamond Supplementary Agreement (1951) Ratification Ordinance, 1952, 1952 [Cap 208]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement supplementary to certain Agreements made for and on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone of the one Part and by the Sierra Leone Selection Trust, Limited of the other Part.

The Diamond Supplementary Agreement (1954) Ratification Ordinance, 1954, 1954 [Cap 209]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement supplementary to certain Agreements made for and on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone of the one Part and by the Sierra Leone Selection Trust, Limited, of the other Part.

The Diamond Supplementary Agreement (1955) Ratification Ordinance, 1956, 1955 [Cap 210]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement supplmentary to certain Agreements made for and on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone of the one Part and by the Sierra Leone Selection Trust, Limited, of the other Part.

The Diamond Supplementary Agreement (1956) Ratification Ordinance, 1956, 1956 [Cap 211]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement Supplementary to certain Agreements made for and on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone of the One Part and by the Sierra Leone Selection Trust, Limited, of the Other Part.

The Employers and Employed Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 212]
An Ordinance to Regulate Relations between Employers and Employed and to Safeguard the Health of the latter.

The Registration of Employees Ordinance, 1947 [Cap 213]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration of Employees in Sierra Leone.

The African Labourers Short title. (Employment at Sea) Ordinance, 1937 [Cap 214]
An Ordinance to Regulate the Engagement of, and Payment of Wages to African Labourers Employed on Board Ocean-going Vessels on the West Coast of Africa.

The African Labourers (Employment at Sea) Ordinance, 1937 [Cap 215]
An Ordinance to Regulate the Engagement of, and Payment of Wages to African Labourers Employed on Board Ocean-going Vessels on the West Coast of Africa.

The Recruiting of Workers Ordinance, 1941 [Cap 216]
An Ordinance to Control the Recruiting of Workers.

The Docks Regulation Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 217]
An Ordinance to Provide by Rules for the Safety of Persons employed in Docks, Wharves and Quays.

The Machinery (Safe Working and Inspection) Ordinance, 1941 [Cap 218]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Safe Working and Inspection of Machinery.

The Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 219]
An Ordinance to Repeal and Replace the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance (Chapter 268) in order to give Statutory Effect to certain International Conventions regarding Workmen's Compensation, and to remedy certain defects in the Existing Law.

The Wages Boards Ordinance, 1945 [Cap 220]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment of Wages Boards in Sierra Leone and otherwise for the Regulation of the Terms and Conditions of Employment of workers in Sierra Leone.

The Trade Unions Ordinance, 1940 [Cap 221]
An Ordinance Relating to Trade Unions.

The Trade Disputes (Declaration of Law) Ordinance, 1940 [Cap 222]
An Ordinance to declare the Law relating to Trade Disputes, and to amend the Law relating to Conspiracy and to the protection of property, and for other purposes connected with the purposes aforesaid.

The Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Ordinance, 1939 [Cap 223]
An Ordinance to provide for the establishment of an Arbitration Tribunal and a Board of Inquiry in connection with trade disputes, and to make provision for the settlement of such disputes, and for the purpose of inquiring into economic and industrial conditions in the Colony and Protectorate.

The Auctioneers Ordinance, 1895 [Cap 224]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to auctioneers in this Colony.

The Sale of Goods Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 225]
An Ordinance to declare the law relating to the sale of goods.

The Weights and Measures Ordinance, 1900 [Cap 226]
An Ordinance to regulate weights and measures in the Colony of Sierra Leone.

The Bills of Exchange Ordinance, 1892 [Cap 227]
An Ordinance to regulate the law reiating to bills of exchange, cheques and promissory notes.

The Control of Goods Ordinance, 1956 [Cap 228]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Control of the Movement, Consumption, Use, Keeping, Storage, Purchase and Sale of Goods and of the Prices at which Goods may be sold, and for Matters Incidental thereto.

The Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 229]
An Ordinance to establish a Produce Marketing Board for Sierra Leone and to provide for the regulation and control of the marketing and export of Sierra Leone produce and for matters connected therewith.

The Palm Oil Ordinance, 1913 [Cap 230]
An Ordinance to make provision for the grant of exclusive rights for the erection of mills for the extraction of oil from palm fruit.

The Trade Protection Ordinance, 1897 [Cap 231]
An Ordinance to protect and safeguard the trade of the Colony of Sierra Leone and its Protectorate and those engaged and interested in the same.

The Folded Woven Goods Ordinance, 1933 [Cap 232]
An Ordinance to consolidate the laws relating to the importation and sale of folded woven goods.

The Importation of Textiles (Quotas) Ordinance, 1934 [Cap 233]
An Ordinance to provide for the imposition of quotas on importsof textiles from foreign countries.

The Arms and Ammunition Ordinance, 1923 [Cap 234]
An Ordinance to bring into Operation the Provisions of the Convention for the Control of the Trade in Arms and Ammunition which was signed at Saint-Germain-en-Laye on the tenth day of September, 1919, and to make Provision for the Regulation of matters relating to Arms and Ammunition.

The Explosives Ordinance, 1908 [Cap 235]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to explosives.

The Petroleum Ordinance, 1926 [Cap 236]
An Ordinance to make provision for regulating the importation, conveyance, and storage of petroleum, and other inflammable oils and liquids.

The Liquor Ordinance, 1924 [Cap 237]
An Ordinance to repeal the Spirituous Liquors Ordinance, 1920, and for the better effectuation with respect to the Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone of the provisions of the convention relating to the liquor traffic in West Africa, which was signed at Saint-Germain-En-Laye on the tenth day of September, 1919.

The Liquor Licensing Ordinance, 1960 [Cap 238]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the sale of intoxicating liquor in Sierra Leone.

The Palm Wine Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 239]
An Ordinance to regulate the sale of palm wine.

The Moneylenders Ordinance, 1942 [Cap 240]
An Ordinance relating to moneylending.

The Bills of Sale Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 241]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to 13 of 1949 bills of sale.

The Moneylending and Standing Crops Transactions (Protectorate) Ordinance, 1926 [Cap 242]
An Ordinance to provide for the control in the Protectorate of moneylending and certain transactions in respect of standing crops.

The Pawnbrokers Ordinance, 1935 [Cap 243]
An Ordinance to regulate the business of pawnbroking.

The TradeMarks Ordinance, 1913 [Cap 244]
An Ordinance relating to trade marks.

The Merchandise Marks Ordinance, 1889 [Cap 245]
An Ordinance to regulate the law as to fraudulent marks on merchandise.

The United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Ordinance, 1936 [Cap 246]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Protection of Designs registered in the United Kingdom.

The Patents Ordinance, 1925 [Cap 247]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration in the Colony and Protectorate or Letters Patent granted in the United Kingdom.

The Copyright Ordinance, 1914 [Cap 248]
An Ordinance relating to Copyright.

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The Companies Ordinance, 1938 [Cap 249]
An Ordinance to re2:ulate trading compames and other associations.

The French Company Ordinance, 1911 [Cap 250]
An Ordinance for Conferring on a certain Company called La Compagnie Francaise de L' Afrique Occidentale the capacity to hold real property in the Colony and the Protectorate.

The Societe Commerciale L'Ouest Africain Ordinance, 1922 [Cap 251]
An Ordinance for conferring on a certain Company named Societe Commerciale de L'Ouest Africain the capacity to hold Real Property in the Colony.

The Socony-Vacuum Oil Company Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 252]
An Ordinance for Conferring on a Certain Company named the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company of New York in the United States of America the Capacity to hold Real Property in the Colony.

The Co-operative Societies Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 253]
An Ordinance to make Provision with respect to Co~operative Societies.

The Friendly Societies Ordinance, 1886 [Cap 254]
An Ordinance to Facilitate the Deposit of Money in Savings Bank by, and repayments to, and for the registration of, Friendly Societies established within this Colony.

The General Registration Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 255]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the General Laws establishing and regulating the office of Registrar General of Sierra Leone.

The Registration of Instruments Ordinance, 1906 [Cap 256]
An Ordinance to Amend and Consolidate the Law relating to the Registration of Instruments.

The Business Names and Registration Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 257]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Registration of Firms and Persons carrying on Business under Business Names and for purposes Incidental thereto.

The Sierra Leone Development Fund Ordinance, 1952 [Cap 258]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment and Maintenance of a Fund to be known as the Sierra Leone Development Fund: for the Application of the Moneys therein and for Matters Ancillary thereto.

The Development of Shdrt title Industries (Assistance) Ordinance, 1946 [Cap 259]
An Ordinance to Provide for Assistance in the Development of Industries in Sierra Leone.

The Coins Ordinance, 1927 [Cap 260]
An Ordinance to Regulate the Importation, Exportation and Circulation of Coins and Notes.

The Currency Notes (Discount) and Premium on Silver Prohibition Ordinance, 1918 [Cap 261]
An Ordinance to Prohibit the Discounting of Currency Notes which have been declared to be Legal Tender in the Colony and Protectorate, and the giving of a Premium on Silver Coin which is, for the time being, Legal Tender in the Colony and Protectorate.

The Currency Notes (West African Board) (Legal Tender) Ordinance, 1918 [Cap 262]
An Ordinance to make Currency Notes issued by the West African Currency Board Legal Tender in Sierra Leone.

The Alloy Coinage (Discount Prohibition) Ordinance, 1920 [Cap 263]
An Ordinance to Prevent the Depreciation in Value of Alloy Coins which have been declared to be Legal Tender in the Colony and Protectorate.

The Counterfeit Currency Ordinance, 1936 [Cap 264]
An Ordinance to give Effect in Sierra Leone to an International Convention for the Suppression of Counterfeiting Currency signed on behalf of His Majesty at Geneva on the Twentieth Day of April, 1929, by applying Certain Statutes in Force in England and to amend the Law Relating to the Counterfeiting of Coins and to Forgery.

The Exchange Control Ordinance, 1954 [Cap 265]
An Ordinance to confer powers, and impose duties and restrictions, in relation to gold, currency, payments, securities, debts, and the import, export, transfer and settlement of property and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

The Colonial Treasury Bills Ordinance, 1922 [Cap 266]
An Ordinance to enable the Colonial Government to Borrow Money by the Issue of Treasury Bills in London.

The Trustee Investment in Sierra Leone Government Securities Ordinance, 1902 [Cap 267]
An Ordinance to facilitate the Investment of Trust and other Funds in the United Kingdom in Sierra Leone Government Securities.

The General Loan and Stock Ordinance, 1950 [Cap 268]
An Ordinance to Declare the Terms and Conditions Applicable to Loans Authorised to be Raised by the Government of Sierra Leone and to Provide for the Creation of Sierra Leone Stock.

The Loan (1949) Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 269]
An Ordinance to provide for the raising of a loan of five million and fifty thousand pounds sterling.

The Local Loans Ordinance, 1956 [Cap 270]
An Ordinance to make provision for raising loans in Sierra Leone.

The Customs Ordinance, 1949 [Cap 271]
An Ordinance relating to Customs.

The Customs Tariff Ordinance, 1932 [Cap 272]
An Ordinance to provide for the imposition of Customs duties, and for purposes connected therewith.

The Income Tax Ordinance, 1944 [Cap 273]
An Ordinance to impose a tax upon incomes and to regulate the collection thereof.

The Stamp Duty Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 274]
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the Law relating to the Imposition of Stamp Duties.

The Bishop of Sierra Leone Incorporation Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 275]
An Ordinance to constitute the Bishop of Sierra Leone a body corporate.

The Bishop of Freetown and Bo and the Apostolic Prefect of Makeni Incorporation Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 276]
An Ordinance for the re-establishment of the Bishop of Freetown and Bo under the corporate name of Bishop of Freetown and Bo and for the incorporation of the Roman Catholic Apostolic Prefect, Makeni, under the corporate name of Apostolic Prefect of Makeni.

The Saint George's Cathedral Ordinance, 1898 [Cap 277]
An Ordinance to incorporate the Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Saint George at Freetown, in the Colony of Sierra Leone, to vest the said Cathedral in the said Chapter, and for other purposes in connection therewith.

The Sierra Leone Church Committee Incorporation Ordinance, 1876 [Cap 278]
An Ordinance to incorporate the " Sierra Leone Church 3 of 1876. Committee."

The Church Missionary Society Lands Ordinance, 1905 [Cap 279]
An Ordinance for vesting certain lands in the Colony of Sierra Leone belonging to the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East in the Sierra Leone Church Committee.

The Countess of Huntindon's Connexion Ordinance, 1915 [Cap 280]
An Ordinance for vesting certain lands in the Colony belonging to the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion in the Incorporated Sierra Leone Missionary Association.

The Methodist Lands, Rawdon Street, Ordinance, 1872 [Cap 281]
An Ordinance for Vesting the Lands on which the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was Erected in Rawdon Street, Freetown Sierra Leone, in the Reverend Benjamin Tregaskis, General Superintendent of Wesleyan Missions in Sierra Leone, in Trust.

The United Brethren in Christ Ordinance, 1921 [Cap 282]
An Ordinance for vesting certain lands in the Colony of Sierra Leone in the possession or enjoyment of the Foreign Missionary Society of the United Brethren in Christ in the said Foreign Missionary Society of the United Brethren in Christ.

The Sierra Leone Amateur Sports Council Ordinance, 1955 [Cap 283]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment of a Council to Promote, Encourage, Develop and Control Amateur Sports in Sierra Leone and for Purposes Connected therewith.

The Chiefdom Police Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 284]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment, Discipline, Powers and Duties of the Chiefdom Police Force.

The Diamond Corporations Agreement (1959) (Ratification) Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 285]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement for the Export and Marketing· of Alluvial Diamonds.

The Excise Ordinance, 1960 [Cap 286]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Levying and Collection of Excise Duties on Articles Manufactured in Sierra Leone and for Other Purposes connected therewith.

The Freetown Hotel Limited Agreement (Ratification) Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 287]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement for the Promoting of a Company for the Purpose of Constructing and Operating an Hotel in Freetown.

The Freetown Training College for Teachers Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 288]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Establishment, Control, Administration and Working of the Freetown Training College for Teachers.

The Geneva Conventions Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 289]
An Ordinance to Enable Effect to be Given to Certain International Conventions Done at Geneva on the 12th day of August, 1949, and for Purposes Connected therewith.

The Loan {1959) Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 290]
An Ordinance to provide for the Raising of a Loan of Six Million Pounds Sterling.

The Pensions (Old Conditions of Service) (Extension of Rights) Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 291]
An Ordinance to Amend the Pensions Ordinance by the Insertion of a Provision Declaring the Pension Rights of Public Officers to whom the Conditions of Service in Force Prior to the Commencement of the Pensions Ordinance Apply, and to Provide for the Extension of such Rights.

The Retirement Benefits or Public Officers Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 292]
An Ordinance to Provide for the Earlier Retirement of certain Public Officers and for the Grant of Pensions to such Officers on their Retirement.

The Sierra Leone Library Board Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 293]
An Ordinance to Establish the Sierra Leone Library Board and for purposes connected therewith.

The Titanium Agreement (Ratification) Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 294]
An Ordinance to Ratify and Confirm an Agreement for the Prospecting and Mining of Deposits of Titanium-Bearing Minerals in Sierra Leone.

The Townships Ordinance, 1959 [Cap 295]
An Ordinance to make further and better Provision where necessary for Local Government in Towns and to create Town Councils.