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Act on Promoting the Treatment of Marine Debris Affecting the Conservation of Good Coastal Landscapes and Environments to Protect Natural Beauty and Variety (No. 82 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Japan
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Ecosystem preservation Protection of habitats Marine area Marine pollution Coastal zone management Processing/handling Waste disposal Waste management Waste prevention Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Asia, Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into effect on 1 October 2011.
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to provide basic principles for measures required for the smooth treatment of marine debris and control of its generation and to clarify the responsibilities of the national and local governments, business entities, etc. while setting out the basic policy and other necessary matters for promoting measures against articles that drift ashore in order to contribute to ensuring the lives are healthy and cultured. In light of the fact that articles that drift ashore drift o

Full text
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Website
www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp