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Environment Protection and Pollution Control Act, 1990 (Cap. 204).

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1990 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the protection of the environment and the control of pollution; to establish the Environmental Council and to prescribe the functions and powers of the Council; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Energy, Environment gen., Fisheries, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Noise pollution Radiation Basic legislation Institution Fishing authorization Waste disposal Hazardous substances Pesticides Effluent waste water/discharge Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Inland waters Registration
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act will come into force upon appointment by the Minister.
Abstract

This Act provides for the protection of the environment and for the control of pollution in Zambia. The text consists of 96 sections divided into 12 Parts: Preliminary (I); The Environmental Council (II); Administration (III); Water (IV); Air (V); Waste (VI); Pesticides and Toxic Substances (VII); Noise (VIII); Ionising Radiation (IX); Natural Resources Conservation (X); Inspectorate (XI); General (XII).

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Pesticides and Toxic Substances Regulations (Cap. 204).

Legislation | Zambia | 1994 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Pollution Control (Effluent and Waste Water) Regulations (Cap. 204).

Legislation | Zambia | 1993 (2006)

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental fees/charges, Registration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Licensing of Transporters of Wastes and Waste Disposal Sites) Regulations (Cap. 204).

Legislation | Zambia | 1993 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Transport/storage, Registration, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection and Pollution Control (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Cap. 204).

Legislation | Zambia | 1997 (2006)

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Environmental planning, Environmental audit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Air Pollution Control (Licensing and Emission Standards) Regulations (Cap. 204).

Legislation | Zambia | 1996 (2006)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (S.I. No 125 of 2001).

Legislation | Zambia | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, International trade, Authorization/permit, Transboundary movement of waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Act (Ozone Depleting Substances) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 27 of 2000).

Legislation | Zambia | 2000

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Environment Protection and Pollution Control (Amendment) Act, 1999 (Act No. 12 of 1999).

Legislation | Zambia | 1999 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Institution, Pollution control, Transport/storage, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Environmental Management Act, 2011 (No. 12 of 2011).

Legislation | Zambia | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Radiation, Pollution control, Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Biosecurity, Ecosystem preservation, EIA, Environmental audit, Environmental standards, Inspection, Precautionary principle, Protected area, Land-use planning, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Pesticides, Special fund, Transboundary effects, Waste management, Liability/compensation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Inland fisheries, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Inland waters, Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wetlands

Source: FAO, FAOLEX