ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
3 Issue and renewal of passports and grant of visas
4 Power to issue permits and certificates of identity
5 Exercise of powers of Minister
6 Validity of passports
7 Minister may authorise issue of passports by representatives overseas
8 Appointment of Passport Officer, etc
10 Power to make regulations
THE PASSPORT ACT
[Date of Commencement: 30th May, 1935]
Law 16 of 1962.
Act 8 of 1979.
This Act may be cited as the Passport Act.
In this Act-
[16/1962 s 2.]
"Jamaican passport" means a passport issued under this Act to a citizen of Jamaica,
"officer" means any person appointed by the Governor-General under section 8;
"overseas representative" means a diplomatic or consular representative of the Government of Jamaica in any other country; and includes a High Commissioner or a Trade Commissioner of Jamaica in any other country.
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