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Name: Tourism and Hospitality Act, 2015 [No. 13 of 2015].
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Hotel, restaurant and shop workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-08-13
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-2015-L-101347
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Zambia Legal Information Institute (ZamLII), Zambia PDF PDF (consulted on 2016-02-25)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to provide for the sustainable development of the tourism industry through effective tourism planning, management, promotion and coordination to ensure sustainable tourism; provide for an enabling and facilitating environment for the growth of the tourism industry by ensuring that Zambia responds to changing tourism trends in the macro and competitive tourism market environment; provide effective mechanisms for coordination amongst the Government, private sector and local communities for the sustainable development of tourism through public-private partnerships and community participation; provide for integration of tourism into national development planning, budgeting and decision-making processes related to infrastructure development, environmental management and protection and empowerment of local communities; strengthen linkages and co-ordination between tourism development and key subsectors such as arts and culture, heritage, transport, education, energy, forestry, fisheries, wildlife and water resource management by using a whole of Government approach; ensure that the tourism value chain is enhanced by positive linkages between tourism and supporting services and sectors, including police, immigration, customs, health and safety; establish the Zambia Tourism Agency and constitute the Board of the Agency and provide for their functions; regulate tourism enterprises and tourism-related services and enforce standards of operation and service; establish the Tourism Development Fund and provide for its administration; repeal the Tourism and Hospitality Act, 2007, and the Zambia Tourism Board Act, 2007; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

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