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Constitution of Jamaica (2011)

Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (2011), Chapter III, Section 12:

“The right to enjoy a healthy and productive environment free from the threat of injury or damage from environmental abuse and degradation of the ecological heritage.”

*This provision in the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms was grafted onto the Constitution of Jamaica (1962) in 2011, when it gained
the status of a constitutional law.”

Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (2011), Chapter III, Section 12:

“Parliament shall pass no law and no organ of the State shall take any action which abrogates, abridges or infringes those rights.”