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

06/06/2019 Rights: Information Participation Justice Topics: Biodiversity Environmental education Gender Indigenous peoples Pollutant Release Register Antigua and Barbuda

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...

Freedom of Information Act (No. 19 of 2004)

05/11/2004 Rights: Information Justice Antigua and Barbuda

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.

Physical Planning Act (No. 6 of 2003)

24/03/2003 Rights: Information Participation Justice Topics: Biodiversity Cities Environmental assessment Antigua and Barbuda

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.

Disaster Management Act (No. 13 of 2002)

03/10/2002 Rights: Information Participation Topics: Environmental education Environmental assessment Antigua and Barbuda

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.

Constitution of Antigua and Barbuda

31/07/1981 Rights: Information Participation Justice Antigua and Barbuda

The Constitution of Antigua and Barbuda ensures access to information and participation within the framework of the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly and association.