Alerts

  • The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.

Alerts

  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

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What do you do in the event of an emergency in Bermuda? Who do you call?

Find important information about public safety and emergency services. Learn more about Bermuda’s court systems, or find consumer information, including recent product recalls.

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  • With the introduction of the Domestic Partnership Act 2018, Bermuda—an associate member of CARICOM—will be amongst the first English-speaking Caribbean islands to introduce and pass a law that provides statutory recognition to same-sex couples.

  • KRACK Atack:
    Hamilton, October 18, 2017 - A weakness in a security protocol that Wi-Fi devices rely upon, has put wireless-enabled devices at risk of attack.

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  • There are four different courts in Bermuda which include:

  • To maintain the beauty and diversity of Bermuda’s marine environment, for everyone to enjoy, a number of protected areas have been established where no harvesting is permitted. Line fishing, spearfishing and lobster diving are prohibited in these protected areas.

  • Recreational users of small unmanned aircraft, sometimes called UAVs or drones, are advised by The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) to pay more attention to safety issues.

  • The Attorney-General’s Chambers is Bermuda’s Central Authority for MLA in criminal matters.  The Central Authority handles and processes all formal requests for assistance in accordance with the provisions of the

  • It is your responsibility to know Bermuda’s fisheries regulations before taking part in any fishing activities within Bermuda’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Contravention of any of the regulations is a criminal offence.

    Recreational fishers may not sell their catch.

  • All  residents of Bermuda now enjoy the right to informational privacy, or the right to protect their personal information. Many countries recognize this as an important human right and have developed laws to protect individuals’ personal information.

  • Witnesses or victims of crime will be kept informed of court dates and the legal process by the Bermuda Witness Care Unit. 

    You will be provided with:

  • In the event of an emergency, you might be advised to leave a particular area on the island. The Emergency Measures Organisation (EMO) makes the decision after consulting with committee members and weather officials.

  • If your vehicle is equipped with seat belts, the seat belts or child safety seats must be used as required.

    If your vehicle is not equipped with seat belts, neither seat belts nor child safety seats are required. In addition, you do not have to have seat belts fitted to your vehicle.

  • It is very important to make sure you are safe, and that your property is safe.

    If there is an emergency, call 911 immediately.

    There are many different kinds of emergencies. Many emergencies can be related to:

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