A variety of laws impact mangrove management and protection in The Gambia. Some are highlighted below.
Biodiversity/Wildlife Act 2003, Parts III and IV(establishment and management of protected areas)
The Forest Act, 1998, http://faolex.fao.org/docs/pdf/gam148213.pdf
National Environment Management Act (NEMA), 1994, http://extwprlegs1.fao.org/docs/pdf/gam6275A.pdf Articles 5, 30(1), 30(3), 38