Environmental and Planning Laws of Jamaica

This page is a list of environmental laws of Jamaica as well as planning laws and other related laws

To view the listed laws  below, click on their respective link:

 

ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

  1. The Aquaculture, Inland and Marine Products and By-Products (Inspection, Licensing and Export) Act, 1999

  2. Aquaculture, Inland and Marine Products and By-Products (Inspection, Licensing and Export) Regulations 2000

  3. Aquaculture, Inland and Marine Products and By-Products (Inspection, Licensing and Export) list of Production Areas 2000

  4. Aquaculture, Inland and Marine Products and By-Products (Inspection, Licensing and Export) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

  5. [Aquaculture] Inspection and Certification of Fishery Facilities (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 2002

  6. Beach Control Act 1956

  7. Beach Control (Protected Area) (Ocho Rios) Order, 1966

  8. Beach Control (Protected Area) (Port Royal) Order 1967 (similar to the provision contained in the Ocho Rios Order)

  9. Beach Control (Protected Area) (Montego Bay) Order 1974 (similar to the provision contained in the Ocho Rios Order)

  10. Beach Control (Protected Area) (Black Coral) Order 1979

  11. Beach Control (Crown Licences) Regulations 1956

  12. Beach Control (Safety Measures) Regulations 1957

  13. Beach Control Authority (Licensing) Regulations 1956

  14. Beach Control Authority (Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 1999

  15. Beach Control (Hotel, Commercial and Public Recreational Beaches) Regulations 1978

  16. Black River (Upper Morass) Reclamation Act 1941

  17. Black River (Upper Morass) Reclamation Act List of Regulations

  18. The Clean Air Act 1964

  19. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Act, 2000

  20. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) (Designation of Management Authority Order, 2000

  21. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Regulations 2000

  22. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) (Amendment) Regulations 2000

  23. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Act (Appointed Day) Notice 2000

  24. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Establishment of National Export Quota (Conch, Strumbus Gigas) Regulations 2000

  25. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) (Conch, Strumbus Gigas) Regulations 2000

  26. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Establishment of National Export Quota (Conch, Strumbus Gigas) Regulations 2001

  27. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

  28. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Establishment of Individual Export Quota (Conch, Strumbus Gigas) Regulations 2002

  29. Endangered Species (Protection, Conservation and Regulation of Trade) Establishment of National Export Quota (Conch, Strumbus Gigas) Regulations 2003

  30. Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1991

  31. Fishing Industry Act 1976

  32. Fishing Industry Act List of Regulations

  33. Fishing Industry (Exemption) Order 1976

  34. Fishing Industry Regulations 1976

  35. Fishing Industry (Amendment of Schedule) Order 2000

  36. Fishing Industry (Conservation of Conch, Strumbus Gigas) Regulations 2000

  37. Fishing Industry (Fishery Management Areas) Order 2000

  38. Forest Act 1996

  39. Forest Act - Authorization

  40. Forest Act - Regulations 2001

  41. Forest Act - List of Regulations

  42. Forest (Removal of Timber and Property marks) Regulations 1938

  43. Map of Protected Areas                     (click here for full screen)

  44. Maritime Areas Act 1996

  45. Morant and Pedro Cays Act 1907

  46. National Solid Waste Management Act 2001

  47. National Solid Waste Management (Public_Cleanliness) Regulations 2003

  48. Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act 1991

  49. Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act List of Regulations

  50. Natural Resources Conservation Authority Appeals Tribunal Rules 1997

  51. Natural Resources (Marine Parks) Regulations 1992

  52. Natural Resources Conservation (Marine Parks) (Amendment) Regulations 2003

  53. Natural Resources (National Parks) Regulations 1993

  54. Natural Resources (National Parks) (Amendment) Regulations 2003

  55. Natural Resources (Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park) (User Fees) Regulations 2003

  56. Natural Resources Conservation (Permits and Licences) Regulations 1996

  57. Natural Resources (Prescribed Areas) (Prohibition of Categories of Enterprise, Construction and Development) Order 1996

  58. Natural Resources Conservation (Ambient Air Quality Standards) Regulations 1996

  59. Natural Resources (Hazardous Waste) (Control of Transboundary Movement) Regulations 2002

  60. Natural Resources Conservation (Coral Spring -Mountain Spring Protected Area) Order 1998

  61. Natural Resources Conservation (Palisadoes – Port Royal Protected Area) Order 1998

  62. Natural Resources Conservation (Portland Bight Protected Area) Order 1999

  63. Natural Resources (Ocho Rios Marine Park Protected Area) Order

  64. Natural Resources Negril Environmental Protection Area Order 1997

  65. Natural Resources Conservation (Negril Marine Park) (Declaration) Order 1998

  66. Natural Resources (Montego Bay Marine Park) Order 1992

  67. Natural Resources Conservation (Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park) Declaration Order 1993

  68. Trade Act 1955

  69. Trade (Restriction on Importation) (Chlorofluorocarbons) Order 1999

  70. Trade (Restriction on Importation) (Chlorofluorocarbons) (Amendment) Order 2002

  71. Trade (Prohibition of Importation) (Equipment containing Chlorofluorocarbons) Order 1998

  72. Trade (Prohibition of Importation) (Equipment containing Chlorofluorocarbons) (Amendment) Order 1998

  73. Trade (Prohibition of Importation) (Equipment containing Chlorofluorocarbons) (Amendment) Order 2002

  74. Trade (Imports Licensing) (Amendment) Order 2002

  75. Trade (Prohibition on Exportation) (Halon) (Revocation) Order 2003

  76. Water Resources Authority Act 1995

  77. Watersheds Protection Act 1945

  78. Watersheds Protection Act List of Orders

  79. Watersheds Protection (Rio Minho, Cane River and Rio Nuevo Watersheds Areas) Order 1964

  80. Wild Life Protection Act 1945

  81. Wild Life Protection Act List of Regulations

  82. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment) Order 1998

  83. Wild Life Protection Regulations 1945

  84. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 1997

  85. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 1998

  86. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 1999

  87. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment of First Schedule)(No.2) Order 1999

  88. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment of Third Schedule) Regulations 2001

  89. Wild Life Protection Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) Regulations 2002

  90. Wild Life Protection (Protective Zone) Regulations 1998

  91. Wild Life Protection (Hunters’ Licences) Regulations 1973

  92. Wild Life Protection (Hunters’ Returns) Regulations 1999

  93. Wild Life Protection (Hunters’ Returns) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

  94. Wild Life Protection (Hunters’ Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2003

  95. Wild Life Protection (Shooting Season) Order 2003

  96. Wildlife Protection (Game Bird Hunting Limit) Regulations 1990

  97. Wildlife Protection (Game Bird Hunting Limit) Regulations 2003

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PLANNING LAWS

  1. Housing Act 1969

  2. Kingston and St. Andrew Building Act 1883

  3. Kingston and St. Andrew Building Act List of Regulations

  4. Kingston and St. Andrew Building (Notices and Objections) Regulations 1938

  5. Kingston and St. Andrew (Tribunal Appeal) Regulations 1932

  6. Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation Regulations for Protection Against Fire

  7. Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (Refuse Dumps) Regulations 1945

  8. Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (Removal of Sand and Gravel) Regulations 1956

  9. Land Development and Utilization Act 1966

  10. Local Improvements Act 1914

  11. Local Improvements (Community Amenities) Act 1977

  12. Parish Council Act 1901

  13. Parish Councils Building Act 1908

  14. Parish Councils Building Act List of By-Laws

  15. Parish Councils Building (Hanover Bye-laws) 1952

  16. Registration of (Strata Titles) Act 1969

  17. Rural Agricultural Development Authority Act 1990

  18. Settled Land Act 1888

  19. Towns and Communities Act 1843

  20. Town and Country Planning Act 1958

  21. Town and Country Planning Act List of Regulations

  22. Town and Country Planning Authority (Composition, Powers and Duties) Order 1988

  23. Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations 1978

  24. Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) Regulations 1967

  25. Map of Development Order                     (click here to access the map full screen)

  26. Town and Country Planning (Bog-walk, Linstead, Ewarton Area) Provisional Development Order 1964

  27. Town and Country Planning (Clarendon Parish) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1982

  28. Town and Country Planning (Filling Station Clarendon) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1964

  29. Town and Country Planning (Hanover Parish - Coast) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1962

  30. Town and Country Planning (Filling Station Hanover) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1964

  31. Town and Country Planning (Kingston) Development Order 1966

  32. Town and Country Planning (Manchester Parish) Provisional Development Order 1974

  33. Town and Country Planning (Negril & Green Island Area) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1984

  34. Town and Country Planning (Portland Parish - Coast) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1963

  35. Town and Country Planning (Spanish Town) Provisional Development Order 1964

  36. Town and Country Planning (St. Ann Parish) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1999

  37. Town and Country Planning (St. Catherine - Coast) Provisional Development Order 1964

  38. Town and Country Planning (St. Thomas - Coast) Provisional Development Order 1957

  39. Town and Country Planning (Filling Station St. Catherine) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1964

  40. Town and Country Planning (St. Elizabeth Parish) Provisional Development Order 1976 (Draft)

  41. Town and Country Planning (St. James Parish) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation) Notification 1982

  42. Town and Country Planning (St. Mary Parish - Coast) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1963

  43. Town and Country Planning (Tinson Pen Harbour Front) Provisional Development Order 1963

  44. Town and Country Planning (Trelawny Parish) Provisional Development Order 1980

  45. Town and Country Planning (Westmoreland Parish) Provisional Development Order (Confirmation Notification) 1978

  46. Towns Nuisances Prevention Act 1887

  47. Urban Development Corporation Act 1968

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OTHER RELATED LAWS

  1. Country Fires Act 1942

  2. Cruelty to Animals Act 1904

  3. Customs Act 1941

  4. Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management Act 1993

  5. Executive Agencies Act 2002

  6. Factories Act 1943

  7. Flood Water Control Act 1958

  8. Food and Drugs Act 1975

  9. Food and Drugs Regulations 1975

  10. Food and Drugs (Amendment #2) Regulations 1993

  11. Harbours Act 1874

  12. Harbours Act List of Regulations

  13. Harbours Rules 1971

  14. Irrigation Act 1949

  15. Jamaica National Heritage Trust Act 1985

  16. Land Acquisition Act 1947

  17. Land Surveyors Act 1944

  18. Land Valuation Act 1957

  19. Mining Act 1947

  20. National Water Commission Act

  21. National Water Commission Act List of Regulations

  22. Pesticides Act 1987

  23. Pesticides Regulations 1996

  24. Pesticides (Amendment) Regulations 1999

  25. Petroleum Act 1979

  26. Plants Quarantine Act 1993

  27. Plants (Importation) Control Regulations 1997

  28. Port Authority Act 1972

  29. Prescription Act 1882

  30. Public Health Act 1985

  31. Public Health Act List of Regulations

  32. Public Health (St Mary Parish Council) (Garbage Collection and Disposal) Regulations 1998

  33. Public Health (immunization) Regulations 1986

  34. Public Health (Meat Inspection) Regulations 1989

  35. Public Health (Butchers) Regulations 1989

  36. Public Health (Nuisance) Regulations 1995

  37. Quarantine Act 1951

  38. Quarries Control Act 1984

  39. River Rafting Act 1970

  40. River Rafting Regulations 1970

  41. River Rafting (Amendment) Regulations 1998

  42. Road Traffic Act 1938

  43. Shipping (Incentives) Act 1979

  44. Shipping Act 1998

  45. Standards Act 1969

  46. Standards Act List of Regulations

  47. Tourist Board Act 1955

  48. Tourist Board Act List of Regulations

  49. Tourist Board (Water Sports) Regulations 1985

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