The National Conservation Act

A law to promote and secure biological diversity and the sustainable use of natural resources in the Cayman Islands;

  • to protect and conserve endangered, threatened and endemic wildlife and their habitats;
  • to provide for protected terrestrial, wetland and marine areas;
  • to give effect to the provisions of the protocol concerning specially protected areas and wildlife to the convention for the protection and development of the marine environment of the wider Caribbean region;
  • to give effect to related provisions of the convention on wetlands of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat, the convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals, the global convention on biological diversity and the united nations framework convention on climate change;
  • to repeal the Marine Conservation Law (2013 revision); and for incidental and connected purposes

Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands. 


National Conservation Law

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