S.I. 2022 No. 32: Declaration of Approved Small Business (BioConnect Medical Centre Inc.) Order, 2022.
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Arrangement of Sections

  1. Short title
  2. Repeal and replacement of section 74 of Cap. 295
  3. Consequential amendments
  4. Commencement SCHEDULE

Consequential Amendments
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BARBADOS
I assent
S. MASON President of Barbados 7th April, 2022.
2022-5
An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act, Cap. 295 to adjust the requirements for the production of a driving licence or an identification card when requested to do so by a member of the Police Service or a transport inspector in uniform.
[Commencement: by Proclamation]
ENACTED by the Parliament of Barbados as follows:
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Short title

  1. This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 2022.
    Repeal and replacement of section 74 of Cap. 295
  2. Section 74 of the Road Traffic Act, Cap. 295 is deleted and the following is substituted:

“Production of driving licence or identification card
74.(1) The driver of a motor vehicle on a public road shall have his driving licence or an identification card in his possession and produce it for examination on being required to do so by a member of the Police Service or a transport inspector in uniform, so that the member of the Police Service or transport inspector is able to ascertain
(a)
the name and address of the holder of the driving licence;

(b)
the identity of the driver of the motor vehicle; or

(c)
whether the driver of the motor vehicle is licensed to drive that particular class of motor vehicle.

(2)
Where a driver of a motor vehicle does not produce his driving licence or an identification card to a member of the Police Service or a transport inspector in uniform, that driver shall produce his driving licence or identification card at the police station designated by the member of the Police Service or the transport inspector within 24 hours of the date on which he was required to produce it.

(3)
A person who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $1 000 or to imprisonment for a term of 12 months or to both.

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(4) In this section, “identification card” means an identification card issued under the Barbados Identity Management Act, 2021 (Act 2021-3).”.

Consequential amendments

  1. The enactments set out in Column 1 of the Schedule are amended in the manner specified in Column 2 of the Schedule.

Commencement

  1. The amendments directed to be made by section 2 and section 3 of this Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by proclamation.
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11th April, 2022

S.I. 2022 No. 32
Small Business Development Act CAP. 318C

DECLARATION OF APPROVED SMALL BUSINESS (BIOCONNECT MEDICAL CENTRE INC.) ORDER, 2022
The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 4 of the Small Business Development Act, makes the following Order:

  1. This Order may be cited as the Declaration of Approved Small Business (BioConnect Medical Centre Inc.) Order, 2022.
  2. For the purposes of the Small Business Development Act, Cap. 318C, BioConnect Medical Centre Inc., a company incorporated under the Companies Act, Cap. 308 as Company No. 45826 and located at Sugar Mill House, The Hope in the parish of Saint George, is declared to be an approved small business.
  3. BioConnect Medical Centre Inc. is granted the following incentives in respect of its business:

(a)
the payment of corporation tax at a rate of 15 per cent on the profits of the business;

(b)
exemption from import duty on raw materials and plant and equipment imported for use in the business;

(c)
exemption from withholding tax on dividends and interest earned on any investment in an approved small business or in any fund approved for investment in small businesses;

(d)
exemption from the payment of stamp duty under the Stamp Duty Act, Cap. 91 on all documents related to the business, where the registration of those documents is required by law; and

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(e) a deduction of corporation tax of an amount equal to 20 per cent of the actual expenditure incurred in respect of the use of technology, market research and any other activity that is, in the opinion of the Revenue Commissioner, directly related to the development of the business.
Made by the Minister this 31st day of March, 2022.
K. D. SYMMONDS Minister responsible for Business Development

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