Dominica LGBT Laws

Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
1. National

The Sexual Offences Act 1998 provides –

Article 14 – “Any person who commits an act of gross indecency with another person is guilty of an offense and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for five years.”

Article 15 – Buggery (applying both to such acts between men and between women and men) is punished with up to ten years imprisonment. The court may also commit the offender to a Psychological Hospital instead of to imprisonment.

Article 16 – Attempted buggery is punished with up to four years imprisonment. [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: “State-Sponsored Homophobia” MAY 08