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Policy Instruments

Laws and regulations
Digital Government Act (No. 24 of 2022)

The purpose of the Act is to establish the E-Governance and Digitalization Department; to promote and regulate the provision of electronic government (e-government) services; to use information and communication technology as a core element in public administration to create public value and to i

Laws and regulations
Disaster Preparedness and Response Act (No. 10 of 2000)

This Act provides for the organisation of State actions for the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to and recovery from disasters in Belize. It includes requirements for public inquiries in the decision-making process of plans, programmes and policies.

Laws and regulations
Freedom of Information Act (No. 9 of 1994)

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.