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Marine Environment Protection Law of the People's Republic of China (2017).

Country/Territory
China
Document type
Legislation
Date
1982 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Territorial sea Maritime zone Marine area Coastal zone management Environmental planning Hazardous waste Liability/compensation
Geographical area
Asia, Eastern Asia
Abstract

The purpose of this Law is to protect and improve marine environment, protect marine resources, prevent and control pollution damage, maintain ecological balance, protect human health, and promote sustainable development of economy and society. The Law consists of 97 Articles divided into ten Chapters: General Provisions (I); Marine Environmental Supervision and Management (II); Marine Ecological Protection (III); Prevention and Control of Pollution Damage to the Marine Environment Caused by Lan

Full text
Chinese
Website
www.npc.gov.cn

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Provisions of the Supreme People's Court on Several Issues concerning the Trial of Cases Involving Disputes over Compensation for the Damage Caused to Marine Natural Resources and Ecological Environment.

Legislation | China | 2017

Keyword: Maritime zone, Marine area, Hazardous waste, Liability/compensation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Dispute settlement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX