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Emergency Powers (Disaster) Act (No. 20 of 1987)

This law makes provision for the welfare and safety of the community in cases of disaster and for matters connected therewith in the Commonwealth of Dominica.

Active transparency (article 3)

Where Dominica or any part thereof is affected or is imminently likely to be affected by any disaster, the President may by proclamation in the Gazette, declare that a state of emergency exists in Dominica or any portion thereof.