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2020/12/07

OBJECTS AND REASONS

This Bill would amend the Gold Award of Achievement Act, Cap. 401 to make better provision for the conferment of the Award and other related matters.

Arrangement of Sections

Short title

Amendment of section 4 of Cap. 401

Repeal and replacement of section 5 of Cap. 401

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BARBADOS

A Bill entitled

An Act to amend the Gold Award of Achievement Act to make better provision for the conferment of the Award and other related matters.

ENACTED by the Parliament of Barbados as follows:

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Gold Award of Achievement (Amendment) Act, 2020.

Amendment of section 4 of Cap. 401

Section 4 of the Gold Award of Achievement Act, Cap. 401, in this Act referred to as the principal Act, is amended by deleting subsection (2) and substituting the following:

The Award may be conferred on an eligible person at a time determined by the Cabinet of Barbados.”. “(2)

Repeal and replacement of section 5 of Cap. 401

Section 5 of the principal Act is deleted and the following is substituted:

“Eligibility for conferment of Award

A person who, through diligence, sacrifice, dedication to service and commitment to excellence has made an outstanding contribution to

community life in Barbados; or

the improvement of the economic and social conditions of Barbados,

is eligible for the conferment of the Award.”.

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