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Bahamas, The

Environmental Planning and Protection Act, 2019

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2019
This Act consists of 9 parts:
  • Part I - Preliminary
  • Part II - Administration
  • Part III - Environmental Plans and Policies
  • Part IV - Environmental Protection
  • Part V - Spills, Accidental Releases and Environmental Restoration
  • Part VI - Environmental Information, Research, Education and Training
  • Part VII - Compliance and Enforcement
  • Part VIII - Offences and Penalties
  • Part IX - Miscellaneous

The objects of the Act are set out in section 3 (part I). Notably, one of the objects is to develop a robust climate change regime that applies adaptation and mitigation technologies to address vulnerabilities. 

Section 5 establishes the Department of Environmental Planning and Protection (part II).  Section 38 (part vi) establishes an Environmental Registry. 


from the Grantham Research Institute
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