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Regional Town And Country Planning Act (Chapter 29:12)
AN ACT to provide for the planning of regions, districts, and local areas with the object of conserving and improving the physical environment and in particular promoting health, safety, order, amenity, convenience, and general welfare, as well as efficiency and economy in the process of development and the improvement of communications; to authorize the making of regional plans, master plans and local plans, whether urban or rural; to provide for the protection of urban and rural amenities and the preservation of buildings and trees and generally to regulate the appearance of the townscape and landscape; to provide for the acquisition of land; to provide for the control over development, including use, of land and buildings; to regulate the subdivision and the consolidation of pieces of land; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.
[Date of commencement: 1st November 1976.]