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Decree No. 14/2011 creating the National Park of Cantanhez.

Type of law

This Decree, consisting of 6 Chapters, creates the National Park of Cantanhez with the aim of protecting the natural resources and the ecosystem as well as promoting the sustainable development of local communities. The National Park aims at guaranteeing the preservation, conservation and defense of rainy forests and their biological diversity, endangered animal and plant species, as well as the promotion of eco-tourism and the valorization of economic activities in order to improve the life conditions of local populations. Finally, the Decree rules on the Park s administration procedures and entitled bodies.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the day of its publication.
Serial Imprint
Boletim Oficial, I S rie, Supplement, No. 8.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Decreto n. 14/2011 de 22 de Fevereiro.