Ministry of Local Government & Community Development

Ministry of Local Government
& Community Development

Government of Jamaica

Local Government Reform - Ministry Papers

Ministry Paper 703

In February 1993 the Government initiated the Local Government Reform Programme with the tabling in Parliament of Ministry Paper 8/93.  
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Ministry Paper No 893

The MINISTRY PAPER seeks to inform the Honourable House of policies being pursued by the Government in respect to its commitment to create a strong, viable and effective system of Local Government which will deepen the democratic process and facilitate the empowerment of citizens by enabling them to participate more fully and directly in the process of governance and in the management of their own affairs.  
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Ministry Paper No 56

Message from The Most Honourable Percival J Patterson, ON, PC, QC, MP  
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Policy Objectives/Guidelines - Three Strategic Laws

This document sets out the major features of the new Local Governance Act which will constitute the policy guidelines for the drafting of the new legislation for The New Local Governanca Act, Financial Management Act and the Local Government Unified Services Act. These laws will provide the appropriate legal framewrok for the reform of local government  
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