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Forestry and Fisheries Division

The Forestry Department and Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture became Executive Agencies, numbers eleven (11) and twelve (12) respectively on April 1, 2008.

Modernization plans have been finalised for both entities and recruitment for the top structure in the Forestry Division has commenced with the appointment of a CEO. New legislation is being drafted to take into account the transformation of these entities into executive agencies.

Other entities that have been identified for modernisation/intervention include:

Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Revenue Services/Jamaica Customs