These Rules, made by the Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(8) of the planning and Subdivision Act, 2010, provide for the constitution of the Town Planning Committee and the procedures of Committee. The Schedule shall have effect with respect to the procedures and administrative matters of the Committee.
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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