Saint Vincent & The Grenadines LGBT Laws

Homosexuality, Sodomy Legislation/Cases/References
1. National

Consensual sex between same-sex couples is unlawful [R1.1]

Section 146 of the 1990 Criminal Code provides-

Any person who

(a) commits buggery with any other person;
(b) commits buggery with an animal; or
(c) permits any person to commit buggery with him or her;

is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for ten years [R1.1].

Section 148 of the Criminal Code provides –

Any person, who in public or private, commits an act of gross indecency with another person of the same sex, or procures or attempts to procure another person of the same sex to commit an act of gross indecency with him or her, is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for five years [R1.1].

R1.1 ILGA: State-sponsored Homophobia at 35, 700.06kb, PDF 13 MAY 09