National Parks Protected Areas (No. 2) Amendment Notice 2000

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National Parks Protected Areas (No. 2) Amendment Notice 2000
NATIONAL PARKS PROTECTED AREAS (NO. 2) AMENDMENT
NOTICE 2000


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BR 56 / 2000

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT PARKS DEPARTMENT

BERMUDA NATIONAL PARKS ACT 1986
SECTIONS 3 AND 4 FIRST SCHEDULE

NATIONAL PARKS PROTECTED AREAS (NO. 2) AMENDMENT
NOTICE 2000



WHEREAS the Minister of the Environment (“the Minister”) has
caused amendments to specified Protected Areas described in the First
Schedule of the Act to be prepared, and as set out in the Schedule
hereto:

AND WHEREAS the Minister has deemed it expedient to exercise
in relation to the aforesaid First Schedule the powers to amend the same
conferred upon him by section 3(4) of the Bermuda National Parks Act
1986;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is required pursuant to section 4(1)
of the aforesaid Act to give an opportunity to the public to comment on
the proposed amendments;

NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred upon the
Minister by the said section 3(4) of the Bermuda National Parks Act 1986
and all other powers him hereunto enabling, the following Notice is
hereby given:

Citation
1 This Notice may be cited as the National Parks Protected Areas
(No. 2) Amendment Notice 2000.

NATIONAL PARKS PROTECTED AREAS (NO. 2) AMENDMENT
NOTICE 2000


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Notice of amendment to the First Schedule of the Act
2 The proposed amendments have been prepared and before the
same are laid before the Legislature pursuant to the procedure required
to be observed by section 3(4) of the aforesaid Act, the Minister HEREBY
GIVES NOTICE that copies of the proposed amendments may be
inspected free of charge by all persons interested at the offices of the
Director of Parks, Department of Parks located in The Bermuda
Botanical Gardens, 169 South Road, Paget, during the office hours
which are 8:45 to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday in each week.

Comments invited
3 Any comments with reference to the proposed amendments may
be sent in writing to the Director of The Parks Department at P.O. Box
HM 20, Hamilton HM AX or 169 South Road, Paget DV 04, and which
should reach the Department before Friday, 8 September, 2000.

THE FIRST SCHEDULE”
CLASS B – PROTECTED AREAS – PARKS

RAILWAY TRAIL, All Parishes

Addition of all that land throughout the Islands of Bermuda
forming the Railway Trail and shown (dashed line) on Map annexed
hereto amounting to approximately 35 hectares (86 acres).

The reasons for adding this area are to integrate the Railway
Trail into the National Parks System; to realize its full potential as a
recreational resource; and to create an accessible, continuous and well-
maintained parkland trail for pedestrian, cyclists and horse-riders that,
as far as is practicable, links one end of the island to the other.





Given under my hand this 31st day of July, 2000





Minister of the Environment

NATIONAL PARKS PROTECTED AREAS (NO. 2) AMENDMENT
NOTICE 2000


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