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Litter Act (No. 7 of 1983).

Country/Territory
Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Legislation
Date
1983
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act respecting the littering of public places and of premises.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Waste disposal Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Waste management
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FAO, North Atlantic, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act prohibits the deposit of waste in public places other than those that are designated for such deposit, defines various offences in relation with littering and provides for the appointment of litter prevention wardens by the Minister and powers of appointed wardens and ex-officio litter prevention wardens. Litter prevention wardens may issue litter removal orders or litter clean-up orders in the form as set out in the Schedule to this Act.

Full text
English
Website
www.laws.gov.ag

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Litter (Fixed Penalty Procedure) Regulations.

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 1984

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Litter (Amendment) Act (No. 8 of 2004).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Litter Control and Prevention Act No. 3 of 2019.

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2019

Keyword: Waste management, Basic legislation, Business/industry/corporations, Effluent waste water/discharge, Processing/handling, Inspection, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties, Pollution control, Public health, Solid waste, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX