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Evolution of environmental laws in the region over time

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Topics addressed by environmental legislation

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Environmental legislation and its impact on economic sectors

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List of environmental laws

  • British Virgin Islands
    BVI National Commission for UNESCO Act 2009
    Environmental Legislation
    12-2009
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    British Virgin Islands Ports Authority Act 1990
    Environmental Legislation
    12-1990
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007
    Environmental Legislation
    1678-2007
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Public Health Act 1977
    Environmental Legislation
    10-1976
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Buildings Ordinance 1955
    Environmental Legislation
    10-1955
    In force
    Housing and infrastructure
  • British Virgin Islands
    Fisheries Ordinance 1979
    Environmental Legislation
    18-1979
    Repealed
    Agriculture, forestry, livestock, fishing and food system
  • British Virgin Islands
    Mining Ordinance 1980
    Environmental Legislation
    10-1980
    In force
    Mining & quarrying
  • British Virgin Islands
    Merchant Shipping Act 2001
    Environmental Legislation
    13-2001
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Disaster Management Act 2003
    Environmental Legislation
    3-2003
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Protection of Endangered Animals, Plants and Articles (Removal and Possession) Ordinance 1981
    Environmental Legislation
    1-1981
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Endangered Animals and Plants Ordinance 1976
    Environmental Legislation
    4-1976
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Customs Management and Duties (Amendment of Schedule 4) Order 2021
    Environmental Legislation
    112-2021
    In force
    Energy
  • British Virgin Islands
    Business, Professions and Trade Licences Act 1989
    Environmental Legislation
    10-1989
    In force
  • British Virgin Islands
    Pioneer Services and Enterprises Ordinance 1967
    Environmental Legislation
    4-1966
    In force
    Industry & manufacturing

Parlamentarians

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    Melvin "Mitch" Turnbull

    Parliament of the British Virgin Islands

    • Member of ther Parliament
    Chair
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    Vincent Wheatley

    Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration

    • Former Minister
    Honorary Participant

Signature Joint Declaration of Latin American and Caribbean Parliamentarians at COP 26 - Glasgow, November 9, 2021; COP 27 - Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, November 10, 2022; Parliamentary Summit on Climate Change and Just Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean - Santiago, Chile, 20 April 2023.