Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

  • Twenty-year National Strategy 2018-2037, 8 October 2018
  • National Reform Plan on Natural Resources and Environment, 6 April 2018
  • Twelfth National Economic and Social Development Plan (2017-2021)/Strategy 4: Eco-Friendly Development and Growth of Economy and Society, 25 December 2016
  • Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Act, 1992
  • Marine and Coastal Resources Promotion Management Act, B.E. 2558, 20152015
  • Notification of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment regarding the environmental protection zoning and measure in Banglamung District and Sattahip District of Chonburi Province B.E. 2535 (A.D.2010) (Gazette 19 July 2010, extended 25 July 2020)
  • Order of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources regarding the measures to protect marine and coastal resources of Koh Sichang, Koh Sichang District and Sriracha District, Chonburi
  • The concept of establishing MSP on the provincial, regional, and national level is being pushed forward by the Office of the National Security Council (NSC) through the subcommittee under the National Maritime Interest Policy Committee (NPT) under the Maritime Interest Protection Act B.E. 2562


Department of Marine and Coastal Resources

Mr. Ronawon Boonprakob – Director of the Sub-Division for Marine Protected Area Management

Last updated: July 2022
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