The Freedom of Information Act aims to reinforce and give further effect to certain fundamental principles underlying the system of constitutional democracy such as governmental accountability, transparency and public participation in national decision-making, by granting the public a general...
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The objects and purposes of this Act are to provide for a land use planning based development control system led by policy, land use designations and zoning, promote sustainable development in a healthy natural environment, maintain and improve the quality of the physical and natural environment...
This act provides for a more effective organisation of the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters in The Bahamas.
The act intends to promote the conservation and maintenance of the environment in the interest of health, for proper sanitation in matters of food and drinks and generally, for the provision and control of services, activities and other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
The Constitution of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas ensures access to information and participation within the framework of the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly and association. It also provides constitutional guarantees in case the aforementioned rights are infringed.