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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 1968
    Oceania, New Zealand

    The Act seeks to promote a national policy in respect of natural water. It establishes the legal framework for the use, allocation and conservation of water, and for the designation of conservation areas. It further creates the Water Conservation Authority (art. 5) and the Regional Water Boards for various catchment areas (art. 19). The 10 Schedules contain classifications for minimum water quality.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    November, 1998
    Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa

    This Notice of the Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, made under section 26 of the Environment Conservation Act, 1989, concerns authorization of activities as identified G.N. No. 879 that may have a detrimental effect on the environment in respect of the Pennington Sensitive Coastal Area and Umtamvuna Sensitive Coastal Area. Those activities include: disturbance of vegetation, dredging, dune stabilisation and earthworks. An application for a permit shall be made to local authorities and shall be accompanied by an environmental impact assessment.

  3. Library Resource
    International Conventions or Treaties
    North Macedonia, Greece, Albania, Eastern Europe, Europe, Southern Europe, Northern Europe

    By virtue of this Agreement the Parties aim at the protection of the ecosystem and sustainable development of the Prespa Park Area. Cooperation includes the prudent management of water quality and quantity of the Prespa Lakes; pollution prevention of control; biodiversity protection; protection of soil against erosion, depletions, infections and pollution; preventing the introduction of alien animal and plant species. The Agreement provides for the adoption of plans, porgrammes and environmental standards and criteria to achieve these objectives.

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    مشروع قانون رقم 7 لسنة 1999 بشأن البيئة

    Legislation
    December, 1999
    Asia, Western Asia, Palestine

    This basic enactment of the Palestinian Legislative creates a framework for the protection of the environment, public health and biodiversity in Palestine including marine areas. Its 82 sections are divided into 5 Titles: Definitions and general provisions (I); Environmental protection (II); Environmental impact assessment, licensing, inspection and administrative procedure (III); Penalties (IV); Final provisions (V). Article 1 contains an extensive list of definitions, including "natural reserves" and "international waters". Objectives of this Law are set out in article 2.

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