Home Affairs

The Ministry of Home Affairs makes sure Bermuda’s government is efficient and streamlined to facilitate growth and business development. It is responsible for all government boards, committees, councils, and tribunals in areas of labour and copyright.

Meet Bermuda’s Minister of Home Affairs, The Hon. Walter H. Roban, JP, MP

What do they do?

The Ministry has the following departments:

In addition to these departments, the Ministry is responsible for:

Boards and Committees

As of 2018, the Ministry oversees the following boards, committees, councils and tribunals: 

Statutory Government Boards

  • Advisory Architectural Panel
  • Architects Registration Council
  • Board of Agriculture
  • Broadcasting Commission
  • Building Appeal Tribunal
  • Charity Commissioners
  • Commercial Fisheries Council
  • Copyright Tribunal
  • Development Applications Board
  • Dog Tribunal
  • Environmental Authority
  • Historic Wrecks Authority
  • Historical Building Advisory Committee
  • Marine Resources Board
  • Parish Councils
  • Professional Surveyors Registration Council
  • Regulatory Authority Board
  • Scientific Authority for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
  • Telecommunications Commission
  • Veterinary Practitioners Council

Non-Statutory Government Boards

  • Canine Advisory Council