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Name: Urban Development Commission Act (Cap. 241).
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-08-11
Entry into force:
ISN: BRB-1997-L-87100
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Act as amended to 2003 PDF of Act as amended to 2003 (consulted on 2011-07-11)
Abstract/Citation: This Act establishes the Urban Development Commission as a body corporate, defines its functions and powers and provides with respect to its organization. The Act also establishes the Urban Enterprise Fund and provides for the appointment of the Director of Urban Development. This Act applies only to land in urban areas that is designated by the Minister under this Act or is vested in the Commission. The Commission shall be instrumental in the development of urban areas and for this purpose may (compulsory) acquire and dispose of land. The Commission shall prepare and submit to the Minister an urban renewal plan.

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