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Wednesday, 08 September 2010 17:52   
The purpose of the SDTIBM, in line with Legislative Decree No. 1 of 2005 of 31st January, consists of the physical planning, management and administration of Special Tourism Areas (ZTE) on the Islands of Boa Vista and Maio, classified as Integrated Tourism Development Areas (ZDTI) and Tourism Protected and Reserve Areas (ZRPT), with a view to promoting and developing tourism.

Pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 1 / 2005 of 31st January, in Secial Tourism Areas on the islands of Boa Vista and Maio, SDTIBM is conferred with the powers to:

a)      Use, possess and manage State assets of public and private domain, which are or shall be allocated to its business activity.

 b)      Request the Government to issue the declaration of public utility of expropriation as a matter of urgency for properties and the existing rights over said properties, whenever deemed necessary;

 c)       Request the establishment of civil and public easements, in accordance with law;

 d)      Report to the competent authorities any environmental and urban offenses or breaches to laws and regulations on land management, use and occupation in special tourism areas;

 e)      Place extra-judicial embargo on any works carried out in violation of environmental, urban planning, land management laws and regulations or of the use and occupancy of the special tourist areas, and request the necessary judicial ratification;

 f)       Defend the possession and ownership of the properties referred to in a) and use legal means to defend the ownership against any acts, works or constructions that violate the rules on the use and occupation of land in special tourism areas;

g)      Request the demolition of buildings and works referred to in e) and f);

h)      Temporarily occupy private land it needs for construction site facilities, storage and related facilities with works under its ownership, subject to contemporary payment of fair compensation to the holders whose rights were restricted.

SDTIBM is also responsible for ensuring the reconciliation between environmental, infrastructural and urban development and tourism development on the islands of Boa Vista and Maio.




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