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Antigua and Barbuda

Policy Instruments

Laws and regulations
Environmental Protection and Management Act (No. 10 of 2019)

This act seeks to ensure that decisions pertaining to the environment are made in an integrated manner, in collaboration with appropriate authorities, non-governmental organizations and other persons, provides for preventive and remedial measures for the control and mitigation of all forms of env

Laws and regulations
Freedom of Information Act (No. 19 of 2004)

The Freedom of Information Act promotes maximum disclosure of information in the public interest, guarantees and facilitates the right of access to information of every person and provides for effective mechanisms to secure that right.

Laws and regulations
Physical Planning Act (No. 6 of 2003)

This act regulates the development  of land for planning and connected purposes and  the construction of buildings in Antigua and Barbuda.  It incorporates information and public participation provisions.

Laws and regulations
Disaster Management Act (No. 13 of 2002)

The acts provides for the effective organisation of the preparedness, management, mitigation of, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters natural and man-made in Antigua and Barbuda.