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Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1994.

Pays/Territoire
Ghana
Type du document
Législation
Date
1994 (1996)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Titre complet
An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to environmental protection, pesticides control and regulation and for related purposes.
Sujet
Environnement gén., Plantes cultivées, Eau
Mot clé
Loi-cadre Législation de base Institution Planification environnementale Fonds spécial Lutte contre la pollution EIA Pesticides Substances dangereuses ICP-information et consentement préalables Protection de l’environnement Politique/planification Production végétale Protection des végétaux Pollution des eaux douces
Aire géographique
Afrique, Atlantique Nord, Afrique de l'Ouest
Résumé

This Act establishes the Environmental Protection Agency to replace the Environmental Protection Council and provides with respect to pesticides control and management registration of pesticides. It also establishes the National Environment Fund and the Pesticides Technical Committee. The Agency shall advise the Minister on the formulation of environmental policies; coordinate activities of technical bodies; secure the control and prevention of waste discharge and protection of the environment generally; issue permits and pollution abatement notices; prescribe standards and guidelines relating to air, water, land and other pollution, regulate the import, export, manufacture, distribution, sale and use of pesticides; etc. The Agency shall be governed by a Board composed of ministerial and technical representatives, including at least one woman. The Agency's enforcement and control powers include the power to require environmental impact assessments of any person responsible for an undertaking which has or is likely to have adverse effects on the environment, issuing of enforcement notices and the appointment of environmental inspectors. A National Environment Fund is established to support environmental education, research and human resource development.

Texte intégral
Anglais
Site web
www.epa.gov.gh

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