ILLEGAL SAND MINING

Written by on May 17, 2018

Amidst growing concerns about sand mining in the areas of Grand Roy and The Lance in St. John, Hope and Telescope in St. Andrew and Dumfries and Mt. Pleasant in Carriacou, the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) is reminding the general public that sand minding is illegal.

Persons who are engaged in this practice are encouraged to refrain from doing so.

Section 2 of the Beach Protection Act Chapter 29 of Volume 2 of the 2010 Continuous Revised Laws of Grenada, makes it illegal for any person to dig or take and carry away any sand, stone, shingle or gravel from the seashore.

The public is reminded that, aaccording to Cabinet Conclusion #782 of 24th June 2013, Gravel, Concrete & Emulsion Production Corporation holds the exclusive rights to harvest and distribute sand from three locations for sale; Galby and Bacolet Bay in St. David and The Canals of Mt. Rodney in St. Patrick.


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