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Corporate and Business Registration Department (A Department of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development)

Business Registration

The Business Registration Act came into force in 2006 and provides that any business carried out by a person for the purpose of profit or gain must be registered under this Act.
 
However,Business does not include –
 
(1) The business of a craftsman who-
 
    (a) exercises his craft from his own domestic premises; and
    (b) does not have any business premises
 
 (2) Any religious, charitable or educational organization.
 
 (3) Any person engaged in the cultivation of land of an extent not  exceeding 4.2208 hectares (10 arpents)