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  1. United Kingdom - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Environment and Safety Information Act 1988 (Chapter 30)

    Adoption: 1988-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 1989-04-01 | GBR-1988-L-6567

    Establishes public registers of certain notices served concerning health, safety and environmental protection.

  2. United Kingdom - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) (Tuvalu) Order, 1975 (CAP 48:30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | INT-1975-L-109670


    This Order extends to Tuvalu the provisions of the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971, with the necessary adaptations, enabling effect to be given to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage opened for signature in Brussels on 29th November 1969 (Cmnd. 4403). The Order also extends the provisions of Parts I and V of, and of Schedule 1 to the Merchant Shipping Act 1974, with the necessary adaptations, enabling effect to be given to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage opened for signature in Brussels on 18th December 1971 (Cmnd. 5061). The 1969 Convention provides uniform rules and procedures for determining questions of liability and for awarding compensation when damage is caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil from ships. The 1971 Convention sets up an international fund to provide a supplementary system for compensation and indemnification for such damage.

  3. United Republic of Tanzania - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Environmental Management (Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit)(Amendment) Regulations, 2018 (G.N. No. 474 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-08-31 | TZA-2018-R-109619

  4. United Republic of Tanzania - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Oil and Gas Revenues Management Act, 2015 (No. 22 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-05 | TZA-2015-L-109636

    An Act to provide for the establishment and management of the Oil and Gas Fund, to provide for the framework for fiscal rules and management of oil and gas revenues and to provide for other related matters.

  5. United Republic of Tanzania - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radioactive Waste Management for the Protection of Human Health and Environment Regulations, 1999 (G.N. No. 276).

    Adoption: 1999-09-01 | TZA-1999-R-56423

    Determines the responsibilities, duties and administrative measures of the National Radiation Commission, and provides for waste management operations, reporting procedures, verification and enforcement, offences and penalties, and for several related matters.

  6. United States of America - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Protection of Stratospheric Ozone Rule (40 CFR Part 82)

    Adoption: 1990-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-15 | USA-1990-R-22352

    Amendment allowing companies that export controlled substances to certain developing countries that are Party to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to increase their production of such substances up to specified limits.

  7. Uruguay - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 19773, de 9 de julio de 2019, que aprueba el Acuerdo Regional sobre el Acceso a la Información, la Participación Pública y el Acceso a la Justicia en Asuntos Ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe, denominado “Acuerdo de Escazú”, adoptado el 4 de marzo de 2018, en Escazú, República de Costa Rica - Dirección Nacional de Impresiones y Publicaciones Oficiales

    Adoption: 2019-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 2019-07-31 | URY-2019-L-109837

    La ley citada aprueba el Acuerdo Regional sobre el Acceso a la Información, la Participación Pública y el Acceso a la Justicia en Asuntos Ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe, denominado “Acuerdo de Escazú”, adoptado el 4 de marzo de 2018, en Escazú, República de Costa Rica, destinado a garantizar la implementación plena y efectiva en América Latina y el Caribe de los derechos de acceso a la información ambiental, participación pública en los procesos de toma de decisiones ambientales y acceso a la justicia en asuntos ambientales, así como la creación y el fortalecimiento de las capacidades y la cooperación, contribuyendo a la protección del derecho de cada persona, de las generaciones presentes y futuras, a vivir en un medio ambiente sano y al desarrollo sostenible.

  8. Vanuatu - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Environmental Protection and Conservation (Amendment) Act 2019 (Act No. 6 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-06-24 | VUT-2019-L-112149

  9. Vanuatu - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    National Green Energy Fund Act 2018 (Act No. 10 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-07-06 | VUT-2018-L-112139

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the National Green Energy Fund and for its related matters.

  10. Vanuatu - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Environmental Protection and Conservation (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act No. 24 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-01-02 | VUT-2018-L-112148

  11. Vanuatu - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Meteorology, Geological Hazards and Climate Change Act 2016 (Act No. 25 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-26 | VUT-2017-L-105148

    An Act to provide for the provisions of meteorology, geological hazards and climate change and for related purposes.

    The objectives of this Act are to:
    (a) ensure that high quality services are provided in relation to weather, climate, flood forecasting and geological hazards in Vanuatu; and
    (b) promote capacities of governments, communities and organisations to understand and respond to risks arising from weather events, climate change and geological hazards; and
    (c) specifically address the needs of operators of ships and aircrafts and of tourists, to access all necessary weather forecasts, bulletins, alerts, warnings and information concerning geological hazards which may impact upon the safety of their operations or activities; and
    (d) facilitate the use and application within Vanuatu of relevant information, forecasts, bulletins and warnings generated and disseminated to and by local, regional and international bodies; and
    (e) ensure that the government and the public are informed of matters related to weather, climate and geological hazards, and are able to make effective use of such information and data, and to respond to warnings and alerts about such events, in order to protect the environment and the safety and welfare of the community.

    Repeals the Meteorology Act [CAP 204].

  12. Vanuatu - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Environmental Management and Conservation Act 2002 (Act No. 12 of 2002). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-03-10 | VUT-2003-L-112147

  13. Viet Nam - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. 80/NQ-CP on sustainable poverty reduction during 2011-2020. (Vê dinh huóng giam nghèo bên vung thoi ky tù nam 2011 dên nam 2020) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-05-19 | VNM-2011-R-91859

    I - Objectives
    General Objective:
    Sustainable poverty reduction is a central issue of the 2011-2020 socio-economic development strategy aimed at improving and incrementally raising the living conditions for the poor, first of all those in mountainous and ethnic minority areas; to make strong and comprehensive improvements in poor areas; and to narrow the gap between urban and rural areas, among regions, ethnic minorities and population groups.
    Specific Objectives:
    a. The average income per capita of poor households will increase 3.5 times; the rate of poor households will drop 2% per year, particularly 4% in poor districts and communes by poverty standards set for each period;
    b. The poor's living conditions will be markedly improved, first of all in health, education, culture, daily-life water and housing; the poor will have more and more convenient access to basic social services;
    c. Socio-economic infrastructure facilities in poor districts and communes and extremely disadvantaged villages and hamlets will receive concentrated and synchronous investment according to new countryside standards, first of all essential infrastructure such as transport, electricity and daily-life water supply.

    II - Beneficiaries and Scope
    III - Policies
    IV - Organization of Implementation

  14. Yemen - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Law No. 26 of 1995 on the environment protection. - Law on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 1995-10-29 | YEM-1995-L-83565

    This Law is composed of 5 Sections divided into 95 articles. Section I deals with terms and definitions and defines objectives of this Law which are: protection of environment; pollution control; protection, preservation and development of natural resources; protection of the society, public health, and all being livings from all dangerous and hazardous activities; protection of the national environment from external hazards activities; accomplishment of all international obligations relating to the environment protection and pollution control; and the contribution in the protection of ozone layer and climate. Section II provides for the following matters: water and soil protection; creation of protected areas; use, circulation, trade, registration, control, inspection of pesticides; and the issuance of licence for pesticides. Section III refers to the dangerous and hazardous activities to environment especially: control of activities that are dangerous and hazardous to the environment; laying down standards, criterion and technical requirements for the aforementioned activities; issuance of licences for and EIA for projects; trade and circulation of hazardous waste disposal; environment protection and economic development; and environment monitoring. Section IV pertains to marine pollution. Offences, penalties and compensations for environmental damages are given in Section V.

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