Creates the Natural Resources Conservation Authority which has as main purpose to take such steps as are necessary for the effective management of the physical environment of Jamaica so as to ensure the conservation, protection and proper use of its natural resources; to promote public awareness of the ecological systems of Jamaica and their importance to the social and economic life of the Island; to manage such national parks, marine parks, protected areas and public recreational facilities as may be prescribed; to advise the Minister on matters of general policy relating to the management, development, conservation and care of the environment; and to perform such other functions pertaining to the natural resources of Jamaica as may be assigned to it by the Minister or by or under this Act or any other enactment.
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Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Justice. "Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act." (1993). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_policies/52