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Decree No. 7/2017 approving the Regulation on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment.

Country/Territory
Guinea-Bissau
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
EIA Research Environmental fees/charges Environmental standards Environmental planning Offences/penalties Procedural matters
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 on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment. This Regulation, consisting of 23 articles divided into four Chapters, aims at regulating the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) procedures for projects likely to cause significant impacts on the environment and human health under the Environmental Law, approved by Law No. 1/2011 of 2 March and without prejudice to the provisions of the Law on Environmental Assessment, approved by Law No. 10/201

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.legis-palop.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Law No. 1/2011 approving the Basic Legislation on Environment.

Legislation | Guinea-Bissau | 2011

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Ecosystem preservation, Offences/penalties, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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