This Act amends the Development and Planning Act 1974 by providing that any Development Order made under section 15 of the principal Act before the coming into operation of this Act, which was not made subject to the affirmative resolution procedure, shall be deemed to have been validly made.
Amends: Development and Planning Act 1974. (2011)
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Government of Bermuda
Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists heading for Virginia. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories. Vacationing to the island to escape North American winters first developed in Victorian times. Tourism continues to be important to the island's economy, although international business has overtaken it in recent years. Bermuda has also developed into a highly successful offshore financial center. A referendum on independence from the UK was soundly defeated in 1995.
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