This Law, consisting of 5 Chapters, establishes principles, baselines, objectives, strategies and goals for State Policy on Climate Change. This Policy aims at the following principles: implementation of public policies; prevention and precaution, implementation of measures to fight the greenhouse effect; polluter pays principle, conservation of environment, guaranteeing that nature heritage keeps environmental quality standards; etc. This Policy is divided as follows: Principles, concepts and baslines (Chap. I); Objectives (Chap. II); Goals (Chap.
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Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2012Brazil
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2012Germany
The present Law lays down provisions relating to land use planning in Bavaria. In particular, the aim of the Law is to develop and secure the whole territory of Bavaria with a view to town and country planning thus creating and conserving healthy living and working conditions. The text consists of 35 articles divided into 7 Parts as follows: General provisions (1); Planning specifications (2); Organization of land use planning (3); Land use plans (4); Safety clauses of land use planning (5); Other provisions (6); Final provisions (7). Two Annexes are enclosed.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Thailand
ABSTRACTED FROM SUMMARY: Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) is a direct approach for environmental conservation whereby service providers receive payments that are conditional on acceptable conservation performance. An enabling legal framework is an essential prerequisite for successful PES implementation. Before drafting new legal instruments, the current legal framework should be assessed for potential opportunities and bottlenecks. This policy review therefore aims to analyze the existing policies and legislations that are relevant to PES implementation in Northern Thailand.
Library ResourceDecember, 2012Cambodia
On the basis of the policy on strengthening of the land management, distribution and use stipulated in the Rectangular Strategy, the 2ndPhase of the RGC and also on the basis of the plenary session of the Council of Ministers dated 27 April 2012, especially seeing the need and urgency ahead in order to equity, strengthen and increase the effectiveness of ELCs Management the RGC issues the order for ministries, institutions and competent authorities concerned to implement as follows:
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Vietnam
In 2012, Vietnam will celebrate 25 years of economic reform and structural re-adjustment from a largely centralized, subsidized economy to one based on market principles. A major component of these reforms has involved establishing land and property rights, thereby giving individuals and organizations secure title to the property they occupy and use. The passing of various Land Laws has given legislative support to the concept of private property rights. This represents a significant ideological change, given that land in Vietnam has always been considered to belong to the State.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Laos
In the two decades since the 1992 Rio Conference, Land-Use Planning (LUP) has become recognized as a key instrument in putting discourses on sustainable development into practice. In Lao PDR, despite the implementation problems, it is still seen as a lever for securing land tenure, rationalizing extension services provision, and more recently, for implementing ‘Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation’ (REDD) schemes. Impact assessments of past LUP have revealed weaknesses of local institutions in the effective implementation of land policies.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 2012Syrian Arab Republic
The source of this link is Constitute. The Constitute Project provides the World's constitutions (in English) to read, search and compare.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 2012Somalia
The source for this link is the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS).
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 2012Czech Republic
Source for link is the Czech government, google translate feature may be helpful.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2012Myanmar
...In the last six to eight months there’s been a lot of commotion made about land disputes in Burma. Legally speaking, what’s setting the precedent for this to happen now?
Well the whole phenomenon needs to be looked at in terms of the history of the country when it comes to land ever since independence, whereby a system of law, which essentially gave all power to the state when it came to the control, use and allocation of land, was used and very often abused by those who were members of the state or closely associated with the state to acquire land for personal benefit.
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