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Country Summary for GRENADA

I.  Relevant Legislation
II.  Regulated Cultural Property


The Grenada National Trust shall create a list of buildings and monuments of pre-historic, historic, and architectural interest. (NTA preamble)

Areas listed in the Schedule attached to the National Heritage Protection Act are considered protected areas. (NHPA Art. 2)

Relevant State Agencies

The Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, and Culture shall have the following powers:

(1) to declare any area of Grenada to be protected;
(2) to issue licenses to extract, excavate, purchase, sell, or otherwise enter into any transaction concerning Amerindian artwork, Pre-Columbian artifacts, or archaeological remains; and

(3) to appoint officers to enforce this Act. (NHPA Art. 3)

III.  Export Restrictions

IV.  Ownership Rights and Restrictions

V.  Violations, Penalties and Sanctions

VI.  International Conventions and Bilateral Agreements
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Country Contact
for Cultural Property
Hon. Alexandra Otway-Noel
Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, and Culture
Ministerial Complex
Botanical Gardens
Tanteen, St. George's
Ph: (473) 440-0366
F: (473) 440-0443