Non-Bailable Offences Order, 1993

Kings Order in Council 14 of 1993


Non-Bailable Offences Order, 1993

Kings Order in Council 14 of 1993

An Order to provide for non-bailable offences and for matters incidental thereto.

1. Short title and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Non-Bailable Offences Order 1993, and shall come into force upon publication in the Gazette.

2. Interpretation

In this Order unless the context otherwise requires—Court” means the High Court or Magistrates Court as the case may be;Minister” means the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development;Non-bailable offences” means any offence listed as such in the Schedule to this Order.


(i)Not withstanding any provision in any other law, a court shall refuse to grant bail to any person charged with any of the offences in the Schedule hereto.[Amended A.4/1994]
(ii)The Minister may amend the Schedule from time to time.


4.A contravention of Section 8 of the Game Act No. 51 of 1953
5.A contravention of Section 11(8) of the Arms and Ammunition Act No. 24 of 1964 (Arms of War Only)
6.A contravention of Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act No. 38 of 1929.
7.A contravention of Section 3 of the Counterfeit Currency Order No. 31 of 1974.
8.A contravention of Section 5 of the Identity and Travel Documents Act, 1959.
9.A contravention of Section 6 of the Public Order Act, 1963.
10.A contravention of Section 3(1) of the Theft of Motor Vehicles Act, 1991.[Added L.N.139/1994]
11.A contravention of Sections 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16 and 17 of the Public Order Act No. 17 of 1963.[Added L.N.8/1997]
(a)Any offence under the Opium and Habit Forming Drugs Act, 1922, relating to the possession, importation, sale, purchase, exportation, production, manufacture and cultivation of a quantity of opium or a habit forming drug of at least five (5) kilograms.
(b)Any offence under the Pharmacy Act, 1929, relating to the possession, dealing, sale or conveyance of any quantity of a poison or potentially harmful drug.
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History of this document

01 December 1998 this version
14 August 1993
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1. Arms and Ammunition Act, 1964 52 citations
2. Pharmacy Act, 1929 27 citations
3. Public Order Act, 1963 9 citations

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