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Law on the environmental protection.

Country/Territory
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Territorial subdivision
Federation BiH
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Framework law Clean development mechanism Data collection/reporting Ecosystem preservation Education Environmental planning Environmental security Environmental standards Financing Public health Institution Monitoring Offences/penalties Sustainable development Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Pollution control
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force eight days after its publication in the Official Gazette and it will be fully applied 90 days after its adoption.
Abstract

This Law regulates: the conservation, protection, restoration and enhancement of environmental quality and the capacity of the environment, and quality of life; the measures and requirements for mandatory and sustainable nature management, conservation and rational utilization of natural resources in environment on the territory of the Federation of BiH; the legal measures and institutions competent for the conservation, protection and improvement of environmental protection and/or conditions; the financial activities related to the environment; all necessary tasks and duties of administrative bodies at various levels of government.

Full text
Bosnian
Website
www.fzofbih.org.ba

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Amended by

Law amending the Law on the environmental protection.

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Repealed by

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Source: FAO, FAOLEX