PARISH COUNCILS BUILDING ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Power to make by-laws as to erection, etc, of buildings

   3   Application of section 124 of Parish Councils Act

   4   Penalty, and method of recovery

 

THE PARISH COUNCILS BUILDING ACT

[Date of Commencement: 2nd June, 1908]

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Cap 272.

Acts
30 of 1987,
28 of 1991,
40 of 1995.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Parish Councils Building Act.

2   Power to make by-laws as to erection, etc, of buildings

   (1) The Parish Council of any parish in the Island other than the parishes of Kingston and Saint Andrew may make by-laws generally for regulating the erection, alteration and repair of buildings within the limits of any town or of any rural area defined by any such Parish Council.

   (2) Without prejudice to the generality of the power conferred by subsection (1), by-laws may be made prescribing the fees to be charged for the issue of a building permit and the hearing of an appeal against the refusal of a Parish Council to issue a building permit.

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