The Special Law of Galápagos


    What is the Special Law of Galápagos? The Special Law is a lengthy piece of legislation passed by the Ecuadorian government in March of 1998. It covers a wide range of topics, but in essence is the framework through which the Galápagos islands are managed at the political level. The following are the legislation's main points:


        These are just the main points contained within the legislation of the Special Law of Galápagos. Most of them go into much more depth and many topics not included here are covered. I strongly urge you to check out the Ministry of the Environment site and see the written document in its entirety.