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A (very brief) summary of beach access, policy and conservation issues in Jamaica

According to NEPA, in 2017 Jamaica had 86 public bathing beaches, designated under law for the use and enjoyment of the Jamaican people. These beaches are (or should be) governed by beach licenses, issued under the Beach Control Act of 1956. There are also several beaches which are regarded as “publicly accessible” but have not been officially designated as public beaches by the Government of Jamaica.

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