S.I. 2024 No. 2

By The Very Reverend Dr. Jeffrey Douglas Gibson, Acting President of Barbados

J. GIBSON Acting President


WHEREAS by section 33 of the Constitution of Barbados it is provided that where the office of President is vacant or the President is incapable of performing the functions of President by reason of illness or absence from Barbados or is on vacation leave or for any other reason unable to perform the functions of the office,  the  Prime  Minister  shall,  after  consultation  with  the  Leader  of  the Opposition, appoint a person who is qualified to be elected to the office of President to act during the vacancy or, as the case may be, during the absence of the President;

AND WHEREAS the President will be absent from her duties during the period 6th  February to 8th February, 2024:

AND WHEREAS I, The Very Reverend Dr. Jeffrey Douglas Gibson, have been designated by the Prime Minister to perform the functions of the office of President:

NOW THEREFORE I do hereby publish, proclaim and make known that I have taken the necessary oaths and have assumed the full burden of administering the Government of Barbados and of doing and executing all things that belong to the office of President thereof according to the tenor of the said Constitution of Barbados constituting the office of President and according to the laws for the time being in force within Barbados.

Given under my hand and the Public Seal of Barbados this 6th day of February, 2024.

S.I. 2024 No. 3

Tourism Development Act CAP. 341


The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5 of the

Tourism Development Act, gives the following Notice:

  1. This Notice may be cited as the Tourism Development ( The Villa by

the Bay No. 1) Notice, 2024.

  • Interim approval has been granted, with the approval of the Cabinet,

to the applicant, Villa by the Bay Ltd., in respect of a tourism project for the construction of a vacation rental property to be known as “The Villa by the Bay No. 1”, situated at Bedford Avenue, Bay Street in the parish of Saint Michael.

Given by the Minister this 2nd day of February, 2024.

G. P. I. GOODING-EDGHILL Minister responsible for Tourism

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