1. Uniform Building By-laws (UKBS 1986)

2. Anti-Littering By Law 1983

  • By-law put under gazette on the 1st of July 1983. The by-law was established to ensure the MDM remains clean. It is enforced across the MDM jurisdiction, under the allocation of Section 3 of the Local Government Act 1976, Among actions deemed as inappropriate:
  • Placing, collecting, dumping or voluntary permission to clean the car, in a public place.
  • Drying foodstuff and other items, at the beach
  • Dispose of food and place scraps properly , and don't forget to get your bag for litter, or spilling liquids like blood, saltwater at the dump sites at public areas.

3. Barber and Hairstylists By-Law

Gazetted under Section 103 Local Government Act 1976, and implemented from January 1st 1988. Each business premise owner must adhere to the following:

  • Barbers ad stylists must be clean and sanitary when dealing with customers, at all times.
  • Coat or overall is a must when servicing customers (white cloth or in soft pastels).
  • Health check-ups to be done once a year.

4. Business Trade and Industry By-Law

Gazetted in 1987 under Section 102 Local Government Act 1976. For use within the confines of the MDM only. Each license holder must adhere to the following:

  • Fire extinguishers with capability that meets the standards of the council president
  • Adequate stairs and exits, which are also easily serviceable
  • All stairs, paths, platforms and exits must always be free of obstacles and ready to be used in an emergency

5. Roaming Grazing Animals By-Law 1983

  • The Roaming Grazing Animals By-law 1983 was gazetted under Section 3 of the Local Government Act 1976. The by-law was enforced from the 1st of July 1976. It outlines offences by owners and herders, should the grazing animals enter public areas
  • Permission to detain, shoot and slaughter roaming animals are as follows:
    • Council President, Secretary or any MDM officer can order the seizure or detention of animals caught roaming in public areas
    • If the animals put people in public areas at risk, it can be shot and slaughtered, or the carcass disposed of according to procedure, and at a location determined by the Council President and the MDM Secretary.