Daily Archives: August 23, 2012


Constitution of Belize – During Emergencies 1

Provisions for periods of public emergency. 18.-(1) In this Part, “period of public emergency” means any period during which -(a) Belize is engaged in any war; or (b) there is in force a proclamation by the Governor-General declaring that a state of public emergency exists; or (c) there is in force a resolution of the National Assembly declaring that democratic institutions in Belize are threatened by subversion. (2) The Governor-General may, by proclamation which shall be published in the Gazette, declare that a state of public emergency exists for the purposes of this Part. (3) A proclamation made by the […]