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Acts of Parliaments are passed in Maldives language Dhivehi.
of Parliament (Statutes) Maldives
Civil Aviation Act of Maldives
Maldives Civil Aviation Act came into force in 2001. This Act makes
provision in respect of the registration and operation of civil
aircraft in the Maldives; construction, registration, operation
and use of civil aerodromes; other matters relating to civil aircraft
and aerodromes; and safety of civil aviation in the Maldives.
Companies Act of Maldives 1996
The Companies Act of Maldives provides the basis for formation,
registration and running of companies in the Maldives.
Consumer Protection Act 1996
This Act provides for the establishment and protection of the rights
Contract Act 1991
The Law of Contract 1991 provides definitions of contract and its
element such as offer, acceptance and termination of offer etc…
Fisheries Act 1987
The Fisheries Act is called the “The Fisheries Law of Maldives”.
This Act is the basis for formulation of fisheries regulations and
fisheries management and development in the Maldives.
Foreign Investment Act 1979
This is the Act that provides Law on Foreign Investments in the
Republic of Maldives. This Law No. 25/79 (Law on Foreign Investment
in the Republic of Maldives) was amended by the Citizen’s
Majlis 1 February 1989 and came into effect on 9 February 1989.
Maldives Monetary Authority Act 1981
This Act is provides definitions, basis and foundation of monetary
regulations in the Maldives.
Partnership Act 1996
The Partnership Act of Maldives governs the formation, registration
and operation of partnerships in the Maldives.
Sale of Goods Act 1991
This Act defines the terms, rights and definitions of related words.
It describes the rules of delivery, fitness for purpose, sale to
third party and buyer’s remedy for breach of contract…
Tourism Act 1999
The Maldives Tourism Act provides for the determination of zones
and islands for the development of tourism in the Maldives; the
leasing of islands for development as tourist resorts, the leasing
of land for development as tourist hotels and tourist guesthouses,
the leasing of places for development as marinas, the management
of all such facilities; and the operation of tourist vessels, diving
centres and travel agencies, and the regulation of persons providing