These Regulations implement provisions of the Conservation and Protection of the Physical Landscape of The Bahamas Act, 1997 concerning the application for, and the granting of, permits for excavation or landfill operations or the to harvesting of protected trees and a licence to quarry or mine.
This Regulation concerns the conservation and reclamation of land with the objective to return the specified land to an equivalent land capability, which means that “the ability of the land to support various land uses after conservation and reclamation is similar to the ability that existed prior to an activity being conducted on the land, but that the individual land uses will not necessarily
This Act amends the Conservation Areas Act in sections 18,19, 20 and 24 with respect to transfer of functions of the Minister to the Managing Director of the Conservation and Environment Authority (relating to the Register of conservation areas).
This Act provides for the institution of “Conservation Areas”, i.e. areas declared to be such under section 3. Conservation Areas may include marine areas within the territorial sea, any terrestrial area including swamps, islets, reef flats, channels, sand banks and coral reef" in the territory of Tuvalu.
The Act provides the framework for Conservation Authorities. The Authorities are bodies corporate for the purposes of establishing and undertaking, within their respective jurisdictions, a program designed to further the conservation, restoration, development and management of natural resources other than gas, oil, coal and minerals (sect. 19).
The purpose of this Act is to provide for the conservation, control and prudent use of resources through the establishment of conservation districts, and to protect the correlative rights of owners (sect. 2). The Act continues the Conservation Districts Commission and regulates its operation and functioning.
The present Act implements the Conservation Districts Act (C-175).
The present Regulation implements section 29 of the Alberta Land Stewardship Act and provides for the notice and registration of conservation easements.
The Act's aim is encourage conservation easements being placed to protect land: with endangered species or ecosystems, used for recreational purposes or of cultural or archeological significance (sect. 3).The Act has 13 sections, covering, for example: the nature and purpose of conservation easements (sects. 2 and 3); who may grant or hold a conservation easement (sects.
The present Act lays down provisions relating to the process for landowners and conservation organizations to protect private lands through conservation easements. For the pupose of the present Act a «a conservation easement» is the result of an agreement between a private landowner and a designated conservation organization.