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Name: Socially Displaced Persons Act, 2000 (No. 59 of 2000).
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-11-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2000-11-10, Vol. 39, No. 224, pp. 779-792
ISN: TTO-2000-L-62942
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2000-11-10, Vol. 39, No. 224, pp. 779-792
Act on-line Act on-line Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, 4 p. (consulted on 2006-11-15)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on assessment, care and rehabilitation of socially displaced persons. Divided into 4 parts. Part I contains preliminary provisions. Part II establishes Social Displacement Unit. Unit is responsible for assessment, relocation, care and rehabilitation of socially displaced persons. Part III establishes Social Displacement Board. Board shall be responsible for overall policy and direction of Unit, and management of Social Displacement Fund. Part IV makes provision for assessment and care centres.

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