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

Country/Territory
Viet Nam
Document type
Legislation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
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
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 170 articles divided into 20 Chapters, provides statutory provisions on environmental protection activities; measures and resources used for the purpose of environmental protection; rights, powers, duties and obligations of regulatory bodies, agencies, organizations, households and individuals who are tasked with the environmental protection task. It applies to regulatory bodies, public agencies, organizations, family households and individuals within the territory of the

Full text
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Website
www.vietnamlawmagazine.vn

References - Legislation

Repeals

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

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2005 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Circular No. 36/2015/TT-BTNMT on management of hazardous wastes.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2015

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste management, EIA, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 19/2015/ND-CP detailing a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2015

Keyword: Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Waste management, EIA, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Marine pollution, Certification, Climate change, Oil pollution, Liability/compensation, Management/conservation, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Circular No. 35/2015/TT-BTNMT providing for the environmental protection of economic zones, industrial parks, export processing zones and hi-tech parks.

Legislation | Viet Nam | 2015

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Land-use planning, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX