These Rules, made by the Minister under section 65(5) of the Planning and Subdivision Act, 2010, concern the composition, functions and procedures of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board established under section II of the Act and provide rules with respect to appeals to be made to the Board from decisions of the Town Planning Committee appointed under section 5(1) of the Act. Subject to section 66 of the Act, a decision of the Board is final.
Implements: Planning and Subdivision Act, 2010 (No. 4 of 2010). (2010-03-16)
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Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.
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