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Beach Protection Act 1981 (Act No. 10 of 1981).

Country/Territory
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1981
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to protect the beaches and to prohibit the removal of sand, stones, shingle, gravel and other materials from the shores of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the sea beds adjoining.
Subject
Land & soil, Sea
Keyword
Coastal zone management Soil conservation/soil improvement Authorization/permit Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

The Act regulates the removal of sands, corals, stones, shingle, or gravel from any part of any beach or sea bed. Any action of digging for, taking, carrying away of such material or assisting in any such actions shall be prohibited if not prior to such act a permission is obtained from the appropriate authority. The Minister may impose such conditions as he deems fit for the granting of permissions for exploitation other than for a public purpose (sect. 4). The granting authority may, in the pu

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