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Environment Protection Act 1993.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
South Australia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the protection of the environment; to establish the Environment Protection Authority and define its functions and powers; and for other purposes.
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Framework law Institution Special fund Environmental audit Environmental planning Dispute settlement Court/tribunal Registration Enforcement/compliance Authorization/permit Offences/penalties Air quality/air pollution EIA Pollution control Policy/planning Freshwater resources management Freshwater pollution Sustainable development Water conservation zone
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 140 sections divided into 15 Parts and completed by one Schedule, concerns the protection of the environment and provides for the establishment and organization of the Environment Protection Authority and of the Environment Protection Fund. The Act is divided into the following Parts: Preliminary (1); Objects of Act (2); Administering agencies, conferences and the Fund (3); General environmental duty (4); Environment protection policies (5); Environmental authorizations and development authorizations (6); Sustainability licence endorsements (6A); Voluntary audits and environment performance agreements (7); Special environment protection provisions (8); General offences (9); Enforcement (10); Special provisions and enforcement powers for site contamination (10A); Civil remedies and penalties (11); Emergency authorizations (12); Appeals to Court (13); Public register (14) and Miscellaneous (15).

Full text
English
Website
www6.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy 2003.

Legislation | Australia | 2003 (2003)

Keyword: Water quality standards, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Environmental planning, Freshwater pollution, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (Motor Vehicle Fuel Quality) Policy 2002.

Legislation | Australia | 2002

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (General) Regulations 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994 (2008)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Special fund, Subsidy/incentive, Inspection, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (Ozone) Regulations 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994

Keyword: Ozone layer

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (Beverage Container) Regulations 1995.

Legislation | Australia | 1995 (2007)

Keyword: Waste management, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (Waste Management) Policy 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994

Keyword: Waste management, Authorization/permit, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (Fees and Levy) Regulations 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994 (2007)

Keyword: Waste management, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection (Beverage Container) Regulations 2008.

Legislation | Australia | 2008

Keyword: Waste management, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Regulations 2009.

Legislation | Australia | 2009 (2018)

Keyword: Environmental fees/charges, Pollution control, Waste management, Waste prevention, Farming

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Landscape South Australia Act 2019.

Legislation | Australia | 2019 (2020)

Keyword: Governance, Special fund, Framework law, Ecosystem preservation, Policy/planning, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Basin/catchment/watershed, Contract/agreement, Business/industry/corporations, Basic legislation, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Allocation/quota, Authorization/permit, Well sinking/boreholes, Climate change, Enforcement/compliance, Concession, Court/tribunal, Traditional rights/customary rights, Environmental fees/charges, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Integrated management, Irrigation, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Priorities, Protected area, Protection of environment, Right to water, River basin institution, Surface water, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Tax/levy, Use restrictions, Water abstraction, Water charges, Water rights, Waterworks, Human rights, Inland waters, Certification, Internal trade, Plant protection, Protection of species, Quarantine, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020.

Legislation | Australia | 2020 (2020)

Keyword: Social protection, Poverty, Lease, Tax/levy, Business/industry/corporations, Hazards, Public health, Water supply, Water charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX