Legal Information


Alteration of the Belize Constitution

69.-(1) The National Assembly may alter any of the provisions of this Constitution in the manner specified in the following provisions of this section. (2) Until after the first general election held after Independence Day a Bill to alter any of the provisions of this Constitution shall not be regarded as being passed by the National Assembly unless on its final reading in each House the Bill is supported by the unanimous vote of all members of that House. (3) A Bill to alter this section, Schedule 2 to this Constitution or any of the provisions of this Constitution specified […]


Protection from discrimination on the grounds of race, etc

16.-(1) Subject to the provisions of subsections (4), (5) and (7) of this section, no law shall make any provision that is discriminatory either of itself or in its effect. (2) Subject to the provisions of subsections (6), (7) and (8) of this section, no person shall be treated in a discriminatory manner by any person or authority. (3) In this section, the expression “discriminatory” means affording different treatment to different persons attributable wholly or mainly to their respective descriptions by sex, race, place of origin, political opinions, colour or creed whereby persons of one such description are subjected to […]


Entries in the constitution that you should know…

  These are excerpts from the constitution of Belize. Please make sure you are paying attention to the laws and constitution.Know your rights so that you can stand up to the powers of Tyranny and Oppression. We will be posting more of this type of information as the days go by. 12.-(1) Except with his own consent, a person shall not be hindered in the enjoyment of his freedom of expression, including freedom to hold opinions without interference, freedom to receive ideas and information without interference, freedom to communicate ideas and information without interference (whether the communication be to the […]


The values and principles of the Judiciary

These are the values and principles that the Judiciary in Belize have sworn to uphold.  Please make sure you are paying attention to the laws and constitution.Know your rights so that you can stand up to the powers of Tyranny and Oppression. We will be posting more of this type of information as the days go by. The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. Maximilien Robespierre