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Environment Protection and Improvement Fund Act, 2017.

Country/Territory
British Virgin Islands (UK)
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to establish a Fund to be called the Environmental Protection and Improvement Fund for the purpose of providing funding for the protection and improvement of the environment and for matters incidental thereto.
Subject
Environment gen., Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Special fund Environmental fees/charges Tourism
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, European Union Countries, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act establishes the Environmental Protection and Improvement Fund and imposes an environmental levy on by each visitor arriving in the Virgin Islands by air or sea. The Minister shall direct that the monies of the Fund be applied towards (a) activities related to (i) environmental protection and improvement; (ii) climate change, and other matters affecting the environment; (b) the maintenance and development of tourist sites and other tourism related activities throughout the Territory; and

Full text
English
Website
www.bvigazette.org