Consolidated Statutes
Subsidiary Legislation

Barbados Bar Association
Amended by:
Law Revision Orders
The following Law Revision Orders authorized the insertion and removal of pages under the Law Revision Act Cap.2 now repealed:
An Act to incorporate the Barbados Bar Association.
[Commencement: 22nd January, 1940]
Short title
This Act may be cited as the Barbados Bar Association Act.
Incorporation of the Barbados Bar Association
The present and all future members of the Barbados Bar Association shall be and they are hereby declared and adjudged to be one body politic and corporate by the name of the Barbados Bar Association (hereinafter referred to as the Association) and by that name may have perpetual succession.
The Association by that name—
shall and may sue and be sued in all courts and before all magistrates and others in all manner of suits, actions, complaints, matters and causes whatsoever; and
shall and may have a common seal and may alter and vary the same at their pleasure; and
shall be in law and equity capable of—
acquiring and holding all estate and property real and personal as may at any time be acquired by or come to the Association in any manner whatsoever; and
selling and disposing of the same from time to time for the benefit of the Association; and
for any of the purposes aforesaid borrowing at any time or from time to time as occasion may require any sum or sums of money necessary for carrying into effect any of the objects aforesaid or for any purpose which may be beneficial for furthering any of the objects of the Association; and
executing and delivering such deeds, instruments or other documents necessary or proper for effecting all or any of the said objects.
Property of the Association alone liable for its debts
The funds as well as the real estate and effects of the Association shall be alone subject and liable to any charge and demands against the Association and no subscriber to the funds of the Association shall be liable for or charged with the payment of any debt or demand from or by the Association beyond the extent of the funds, property and effects of the Association.
Powers of the Association
The Association shall have full power and authority—
to make, ordain, establish and put into execution any bye-laws, ordinances, orders, rules and regulations—
for and concerning the nomination, election, suspension, removal and expulsion of members and officers; and
for and concerning the management, collecting and disposal of the funds, moneys or the estate and property belonging to the Association; and
for the use of the common seal; and
for conducting and regulating the business affairs and concerns of the Association; and
relative to any other matter or thing whatsoever, which may in any wise concern the good management of the Association; and
from time to time to change, repeal or vary the same as may seem proper:
Provided always that no such bye-laws, ordinances, orders, rules and regulations be in any wise repugnant or contrary to Her Majesty’s prerogative royal or to the laws of this Island and shall not in any manner affect any other person or persons but those who are or may become members of the Association.
Saving rights of Crown
Nothing in this Act declared or expressed shall affect the rights of the Crown or any person except such as are mentioned in this Act and those claiming by, from or under them.