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Panamanian Legislature Creates New Authority to Run Canal After 2000

LADB Article ID: 55190
Category/Department: Panama
Date: 1997-05-29
By: LADB Staff

On May 18, Panama's Legislative Assembly passed the final version of a law creating an autonomous Panama Canal Authority. The law spells out the powers and responsibilities of the authority, which will take over administration of the canal when it reverts to Panamanian control in the year 2000.

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