This Act amends the Physical Planning Act: in section 2 (interpretation); in section 3 by deleting paragraph (h) and substituting the following: “(h) the Managing Director of the Montserrat Utilities Limited (MUL) or a representative nominated by the Managing Director; by inserting section 63A on the sale of products and services by the Chief Physical Planner; in section 64 with respect to fees for the sale of products and services.
Amends: Physical Planning Act (Cap. 8.03) (2013-01-01)
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English and Irish colonists from St. Kitts first settled on Montserrat in 1632; the first African slaves arrived three decades later. The British and French fought for possession of the island for most of the 18th century, but it finally was confirmed as a British possession in 1783. The island's sugar plantation economy was converted to small farm landholdings in the mid-19th century. Much of this island was devastated and two-thirds of the population fled abroad because of the eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano that began on 18 July 1995.
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