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Decree No. 8/2017 approving the Regulation on Environmental Licensing.

Country/Territory
Guinea-Bissau
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Authorization/permit 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 Environmental Licensing. This Regulation, consisting of 35 articles divided into four Chapters, aims at regulating the environmental licensing procedures of activities that, by their nature, location or size, are likely to have significant environmental and social impacts. In addition, it establishes in such cases the compulsory environmental licensing issued by the Competent Environmental Assessment Authority (AAAC), for all new projects and where changes

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