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Law on Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Management.

Country/Territory
Cambodia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Pollution control Sustainable development Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Wild fauna Wild flora Management/conservation Biodiversity Ecosystem preservation EIA Protection of species
Geographical area
Asia, Least Developed Countries, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

The Act provides for a national environment policy, national and regional environment plans, assessment of impact on the environment of projects and activities, management of natural resources, monitoring, data collection and inspection, participation of the public in relation with the environment. It also prescribes penalties for offences defined in this Act. National and regional environment plans shall be adopted by central government upon proposals of the Ministry of Environment. Regional pl

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