Privacy rights in Bahamas

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Privacy rights in Bahamas are guaranteed by the constitution from 1973.

Right to Privacy in The Bahamas

38 PROTECTION FOR PRIVACY OF HOME OR OTHER PROPERTY

CHAPTER 3

15.- Whereas every person in The Bahamas is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, that is to say, has the right, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinions, colour, creed or sex, but subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest, to each and all of the following, namely-

a) life, liberty, security of the person and the protection of the law ;

b) freedom of conscience, of expression and of assembly and association ; and

c) protection for the privacy of his home and other property and from deprivation of property without compensation,

21.- (1) Except with his consent, no person shall be subjected to the search of his person or his property of the entry by others on his premises.