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Decree No. 5/2017 approving the Regulation of Public Participation in the Environmental Assessment Process.

Country/Territory
Guinea-Bissau
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
EIA Public participation Procedural matters Research Environmental standards Environmental planning Offences/penalties Access-to-information
Geographical area
Africa, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States, Western Africa
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the day after its publication.
Abstract

This Decree approves the Regulation of Public Participation in the Environmental Assessment Process. This Regulation, consisting of 16 articles divided into four Chapters, aims at regulating procedures, forms and conditions for the public participation in the decision-making process during the Environmental and Social Assessment, pursuant to article 14 of Law No. 10/2010. The public participation process is governed, in particular by the following basic principles: a) Principle of the availabili

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.legis-palop.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Law No. 10/2010 on Environmental Impact Assessment Regulation.

Legislation | Guinea-Bissau | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Ecosystem preservation, Offences/penalties, EIA, Basic legislation, Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX