Economic and Financial Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (Act No. 2011 of 2011). | Land Portal

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This Act amends the Sugar Industry Efficiency Act 2001 and various other laws relating to land, fisheries and agriculture. The amendments concern economic and financial matters. The Fisheries and Marine Resources Act is amended by repealing section 8A and replacing it by a section concerning fish farming zones and fish farming industry. The Environment Protection Act is amended by inserting a new section on EIA licence under LPES (“Land Productivity Enhancement Scheme”). Notwithstanding this Act, an application for an EIA licence by a person registered under section 40F of the Planning and Development Act shall be made through the LPES Technical Committee in accordance with section 40D(2) of that Act.

Amends: Sugar Industry Efficiency Act. (1990)
Amends: Affidavits of Prescription Act. (2009-12-19)
Amends: Environment Protection Act. (2001-06)
Amends: Fisheries and Marine Resources Act (Act No. 22 of 1998). (1998-12-24)
Amends: Land (Duties and Taxes) Act 1984. (2007-08-22)
Amends: Local Government Act 2003 (Act No. 32 of 2003). (2003-08-22)
Amends: Local Government Act 2011 (Act No. 36 of 2011). (2011-12-12)
Amends: Maritime Zones Act, 1977 (Act No. 13). (1977-06-03)
Amends: Morcellement Act. (2000)
Amends: Planning and Development Act 2004. (2009-07-01)
Amends: Transcription and Mortgage Act. (2009-12-19)

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Although known to Arab and Malay sailors as early as the 10th century, Mauritius was first explored by the Portuguese in the 16th century and subsequently settled by the Dutch - who named it in honor of Prince Maurits van NASSAU - in the 17th century. The French assumed control in 1715, developing the island into an important naval base overseeing Indian Ocean trade, and establishing a plantation economy of sugar cane. The British captured the island in 1810, during the Napoleonic Wars.

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