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Environmental Protection Levy Act, 2002 (No. 22 of 2002).

Country/Territory
Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Antigua and Barbuda Gazette of 2003, Acts Supplement, pp. 1-4.
Long title
An Act to provide for the imposition and collection of an environmental protection levy on goods imported into or manufactured in Antigua and Barbuda and for related matters.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Environmental fees/charges
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, North Atlantic, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes
Enters into force on a day appointed by the Minister.
Abstract

There shall be charged an environmental protection levy on the goods set out in the Schedule which are imported into Antigua and Barbuda or manufactured there. The rate shall be the one specified in the Schedule. Levies collected shall be paid either into the Consolidated Fund or be paid to the National Solid Waste Management Authority established by the National Solid Waste Management Authority Act, 1995. The funds available shall be used to cover costs of protecting the environment and the preservation and enhancement of the environment.

Full text
English