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Law on Environmental Protection (No. 52/2005/QH11).

Country/Territory
Viet Nam
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Environmental planning Environmental standards Pollution control Hazardous waste Land-use planning Marine pollution Protection of habitats Recycling/reuse Soil conservation/soil improvement Solid waste Waste management Waste prevention Access-to-information Data collection/reporting Freshwater resources management Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Inland waters
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on 1 July 2006.
Abstract

This Law provides for activities, policies, measures and resources for environmental protection, and for rights and obligations of organizations and individuals in environmental protection. The Law consists of 15 Chapters divided into 136 articles.

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Environment Protection Act of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 1993 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Subsidy/incentive, Environmental fees/charges, Ecosystem preservation, Inspection, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Genetic resources, GMO, Management/conservation, Policy/planning, Protected area, Protection forest, Use restrictions, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Decree No. 80/2006/ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on environmental Protection.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Waste management, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decision No. 19/2007/QD-BTNMT promulgating the Regulation on the conditions for and provision of the service of appraising environmental impact assessment reports.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2007

Keyword: EIA, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Joint Circular No. 34/2012/TTLT-BCT-BTTMT guiding the conditions for import of scraps for use as production materials.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, International trade, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Circular No. 05/2008/TT-BTNMT guiding strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection commitment.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Certification, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Joint Circular No. 002/2007/TTLT-BCT-BTNMT guiding the implementation of article 43 of the Environmental Protection Law regarding criteria for and conditions on the import of scraps.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, International trade, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 18/2015/ND-CP prescribing environmental protection master plan, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2015

Keyword: EIA, Environmental planning, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Law on Environmental Protection No. 55/2014/QH13.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2014

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Land-use planning, Marine pollution, Protection of habitats, Recycling/reuse, Soil conservation/soil improvement, EIA, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste prevention, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Ecosystem preservation, Enforcement/compliance, Sustainable development, Climate change, Coastal zone management, Water conservation zone, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Urban land, Agricultural land, Waste disposal, Procedural matters, Processing/handling, Inspection, Monitoring, Liability/compensation, Freshwater resources management, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX