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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT 1986 - SECT 4A

Objectives of Act

The objectives of this Act are to ensure that the following components of emergency management are organised within a structure which facilitates planning, preparedness, operational co-ordination and community participation—

S. 4A(a) amended by No. 36/2018 s. 20(2).

        (a)     mitigation—the elimination or reduction of the incidence or severity of emergencies and the mitigation of their effects;

        (b)     response—the combating of emergencies and the provision of rescue and immediate relief services;

        (c)     recovery—the assisting of persons and communities affected by emergencies to achieve a proper and effective level of functioning.

Part 2—Administration

S. 5
amended by No. 97/1994 s. 7(1)(d)(e), substituted by No. 56/2011 s. 6.



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