Legislation drafted for mandatory evacuations

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September 11, 2019

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel has confirmed the completion of draft legislation to allow for mandatory evacuations once parts of the country are under threat of natural disasters.

According to Mr Bethel, once passed, the provision will allow the prime minister through the National Emergency Management Agency to declare a local disaster area and make the necessary orders for mandatory evacuation...

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News date : 09/11/2019    Category : About Bahamians, Tribune Stories

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