List of environmental laws by country

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This article lists the most important national environmental laws by continent and country.

Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

China[edit]

India[edit]

Japan[edit]

Europe[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

  • Decreto Presidente 1997 - 357 Regolamento recante attuazione della direttiva 92/43/CEE relativa alla conservazione degli habitat
  • Law 1992 - 157 provisions for the protection of wildlife and restrictions on hunting
  • Legge 2002 - 179 Disposizioni in materia ambientale

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

Malta[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

  • Lei 1987 - 11 Lei de Bases do Ambiente
  • Decreto-Lei 151B - de 31 de outubro de 2013 - aprova o regime jurídico da Avaliação de Impacte Ambiental (AIA)dos projetos públicos e privados suscetíveis de produzirem efeitos significativos no ambient.
  • Decreto-Lei 1998 - 236 Lei da qualidade da agua
  • Decreto-Lei 2007 - 306 Lei estabelece o regime da qualidade da água destinada ao consumo humano
  • Lei 1959 - 2097 Lei de Bases do Fomento Piscícola nas Águas Interiores
  • Lei 2005 - 58 Lei de Agua

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

  • Act 287 / 1994 on the Preservation of Nature and Landscape
  • Act No. 163/2001 Coll. on Chemical Substances and Chemical Preparations
  • Act No. 238/1991 on the Collection of Waste
  • Regulation 1993 on the specification of areas requiring special protection of the atmosphere and on the operation of smog warning and control systems

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Alberta[edit]

British Columbia[edit]

Manitoba[edit]

New Brunswick[edit]

Newfoundland[edit]

North West Territories[edit]

Northern Territories[edit]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Ontario[edit]

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Quebec[edit]

Saskatchewan[edit]

Yukon[edit]

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

South America[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brasil[edit]

  • Lei Nº 9.605 Lei de Crimes Ambientais, ou Lei da Natureza ( Lei Nº 9.605 de 13 de fevereiro de 1998)
  • Lei Nº 7.347 Lei da Ação Civil Pública – número 7.347 de 24/07/1985. Lei de interesses difusos, trata da ação civil publica de responsabilidades por danos causados ao meio ambiente, ao consumidor e ao patrimônio artístico, turístico ou paisagístico.

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Tasmania[edit]

Victoria[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Egypt. "Law 4 for Protection of the Environment". Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/legis.html
  3. ^ Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan. "The Basic Environment Law - Outline". Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  4. ^ Boletin Oficial del Estado (full text, in Spanish)[1]
  5. ^ Boletin Oficial del Estado (full text, in Spanish)[2]
  6. ^ Environment Canada (4 December 2012). "CEPA Environmental Registry". Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  7. ^ Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities; Australian Government (6 December 2012). "Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act". Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  8. ^ Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand (6 December 2012). "Laws and Treaties". Retrieved 10 December 2012. 

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