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Name: Climate Change Resilience Act 2019 (Act No. 9 of 2019).
Country: Tuvalu
Subject(s): Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2019-07-01
Entry into force:
ISN: TUV-2019-L-109639
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=109639&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-04-03)
Abstract/Citation: PART I - PRELIMINARY
1 Short Title
2 Interpretation
3 Conventions to which this Act applies
4 Act to bind the Crown
5 Territorial application

PART II OBJECTIVES AND COMMITMENTS
6 Policy objectives
7 Purposes of the Act
8 Commitments
9 Greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets

PART III ADMINISTRATION
10 Functions and powers of the Minister
11 Delegation of functions and powers to the Director
12 Department of Climate Change and Disaster
13 Director of the Department
14 Delegation of powers by the Director
15 Functions of the Department in building resilience to climate change
16 Functions of the Department relating to climate change related Conventions
17 Precautionary approach

PART IV FORUM, COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES
18 National Climate Change Resilience Forum
19 National Advisory Council on Climate Change
20 Council to provide advice and to act as competent authority

PART V POLICIES TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE
21 National Climate Change Policy
22 Strategies and plans to address climate change
23 Responsibilities in implementation
24 Requirement to provide assistance and information for data collection and analysis
25 Climate Change and Disaster Survival Fund
26 Climate Change and Disaster Levy

PART VI ENFORCEMENT
27 Prohibition on the exploration, mining and extraction of fossil fuels
28 Supplying false information
29 Penalty for carrying out any activity or project without approval
30 Activity to cease
31 Offences by corporations
32 Immunity

PART VII MISCELLANEOUS
33 Regulations
34 Consequential amendments
35 Saving and transitional provisions

SCHEDULE
LIST OF INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS

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