Anguilla Laws

Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
1. National

Consensual sex between same-sex couples was decriminalised in 2001 [R1.1].


On 13 December 2001, an Order in Council to repeal the sodomy laws was made by Her Majesty at the Privy Council meeting, to come into force on 1 January 2001 [R1.2].

In January 1998, the government of the then British Prime Minister Tony Blair demanded that Britain’s five Carribean Dependent Territories legalise gay sex [R1.3].

R1.1 ILGA: “State-Sponsored Homophobia” fn 125 MAY 08
R1.2 Planet Out: “UK Ends Territories’ Sodomy Laws” 22 DEC 00
R1.3 Capital Q: “Colonies Must Legalise Gay Sex” 30 JAN 98