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This Act amends the Town and Country Planning Act, 1976 principally by adding various new provisions on authorization of development. The new provisions set out the procedures of authorization, grants regulation-making powers to the Minister in respect of development, defines a material change in in purposes for which a building is used, require the Public Service Commission to appoint building inspectors to assist the Physical Planner to enforce the building regulations, and provide for the approval of development plans.
This Act provides with respect to the management and conservation of forest resources in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It also provides for the protection of water resources present in forest areas and lease of forest land.
The constitution was promulgated by Queen Elizabeth II through an Order in Council upon independence, and passed by the National Assembly.
The project is aimed at developing National land banks in Grenada, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to promote food and nutrition security and support sustainable management of rural lands, in particular idle and underutilized lands. The project also aims to strengthen the capacity of staff of the Land Administration Divisions in each country to manage and operate the Land Banks, thereby promoting good governance of land tenure in the respective countries.