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Marine Pollution Management Act, 2002.

Country/Territory
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the protection of ecologically sensitive marine resources; to enhance environmental quality of territorial waters and adjacent international waters; to give effect to certain international conventions relating to pollution of the sea; to implement port-state control to improve management of ship-generated wastes and prevent harm to safety, health and the marine environment from shipping activities; and to encourage good environmental operating practices in commercial, cruise liner and leisure shipping and in ports, marinas and harbours; and for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Hazardous waste
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FAO, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act provides for the monitoring and control of all marine pollution in waters of St. Christopher and Nevis and marine pollution caused by a vessel or marine structure of St. Christopher and Nevis outside of the territorial sea of St. Christopher and Nevis.

Full text
English