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Environment Act 2008 (No. 10 of 2008).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make provision for the protection and management of the environment and conservation and sustainable utilization of natural resources of Lesotho and for connected matters.
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Land & soil, Water, Wild species & ecosystems, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Air quality/air pollution Noise pollution Environmental standards Framework law Basic legislation Institution Pollution control EIA Monitoring Environmental audit Court/tribunal Access-to-information Authorization/permit Environmental fees/charges Environmental planning Early warning system/emergency intervention system Disasters Inspection Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Land-use planning Soil conservation/soil improvement Soil pollution/quality Waste management Waste prevention Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Pesticides Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Water quality standards Biodiversity Wetlands Basin/catchment/watershed Ecosystem preservation Ex-situ conservation Protection of habitats Access and benefit sharing Genetic resources
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Act makes provision for the conservation and management of the environment and the sustainable use of natural resources in Lesotho.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Repeals

Environment Act 2001.

Legislation | Lesotho | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Monitoring, Environmental audit, Court/tribunal, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Environmental fees/charges, Environmental planning, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Disasters, Special fund, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Land-use planning, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Waste prevention, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Pesticides, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Biodiversity, Wetlands, Basin/catchment/watershed, Ecosystem preservation, Ex-situ conservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX