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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    The 63 sections of the Act are divided into a title provision and 3 Parts: Public Water Supply (I); Jamaica Parishes Water Supply Loans (II); Miscellaneous Provisions (III). Part I is subdivided into the following headings: Construction of Works; Acquisition etc. of Land; Financial; Rates and Charges; Water Supply Accounts; Management; Legal; Offences etc.It shall be lawful for the Parish Council to apply to the Minister responsible for domestic water supplies to authorize construction of waterworks under this Act.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    The Act prescribes that rights over land and water which have been actually enjoyed for a period for not less than 20 years without interruption and which can be lawfully claimed under common law, will be, subject to conditions as established by this Act, be deemed to be "absolute and indefeasible".

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    No person shall, from the 1st day of January, 1997, undertake any of the categories of enterprise, construction or development specified in Column A of the Schedule, within the area specified in Column B thereof, except under and in accordance with a permit issued by the Natural Resources Conservation Authority. This requirement shall not apply to any category of enterprise, construction or development which was in existence before the 1st of January, 1997. (2 sections and a Schedule)

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations provide for the grant of permits for activities in prescribed areas in the sense of section 9 of the Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act and the grant of licences in accordance with section 12 of the same Act for existing facilities. The Conservation Authority may, by notice, require the owner or any person having the charge or management of an existing facility to upgrade such facility to current standards applicable to new facilities (reg. 9). Regulation 13 provides for renewal of licences, regulation 15 for the revocation of suspension of a licence.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Rules outline requirements for and procedures of notification of appeal and appeal with the Tribunal against enforcement notices pursuant to provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act. A notice shall be accompanied by the following documents: (1) the enforcement notice to which the appeal relates; (ii) where the relevant enforcement notice requires the cessation of work in any development, a certificate from the Government Town Planner certifying that the work has ceased in conformity with that Notice (rule 3). (5 rules)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    The Act makes provisions for the issue of land bonds and in relation to this provides for the establishment of a Land Bond Fund. Section 3 provides for payment in land bonds with consent of vendor, whereas section 4 provides for payment in land bonds for scheduled land, being land of a category specified in the Schedule that is compulsorily acquired.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Land Bonds Act.

    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This amendment increases the maximum allowable nominal value of land bonds that may be issued under section 5 of the principal Act and that may be outstanding at any one time, from $ 80,000,000 to $100,000,000 or such greater amount as the House of Representatives may from time to time, by resolution, approve.

    Amends: Land Bonds Act. (2002)

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the use and development of land. The Land Development and Utilization Commission, established under section 12, may with the approval of the Minister, from time to time, by order designate as agricultural land any land, which the Commission considers ought to be brought into use for agriculture.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides for coastal zone management in Jamaica and declares all rights in and over the foreshore of Jamaica and the floor of the sea to be vested in the Crown (sect. 3). Any person who is the owner or occupier of any land adjoining any part of the foreshore and any member of his family and any private guest of his shall be entitled to use that part of the foreshore adjoining his land for private domestic purposes, that is to say, for bathing, fishing, and other like forms of recreation and as a means of access to the sea for such purposes (sect. 4).

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    An Act to repeal the Quarries Act and make other provisions in lieu thereof.

    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the control of quarry operations, i.e. mining operations not covered by the Mining Act. The Act consists of 37 sections divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary; Quarry zones and licenses; Quarry tax; Enforcement; Safety; Ancillary.“Quarry” means any place, not being a mine in the sense of the Mining Act, where sand, stone, gravel, clay or other material that does not contain any minerals, or gypsum or other Materials indicated by the Minister has been removed or is being removed.

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