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    An Act made to provide for soil and watershed conservation.

    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia

    The Government may declare any area as a protected watershed area and the Watershed Conservation Officer may take within the area the measures established by the present Act for the purpose of soil and watershed conservation (e.g. construction and maintenance of waterworks, afforestation, planting of grasses or other vegetation, protection of forests, cultivation of crops and fruits, maintenance of the fertility of the soil, etc.).

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    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    These Regulations are concerned with the implementation of Article 12 of Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances. The main provisions of Article 12 of the Directive are the requirement to ensure that the objectives of preventing major accidents and limiting their consequences are taken into account in land-use planning policies and that these objectives are pursued through controls.

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    China, Eastern Asia, Asia

    This Law is formulated for the purpose of the prevention and control of soil erosion, the protection and rational utilisation of water and soil resources, the mitigation of disasters of flood, drought and sandstorm, the improvement of ecological environment and the development of production. "Water and soil conservation" means preventive and rehabilitative measures taken against soil erosion, which is caused by natural factors or human activities.Chapter I General Provisions, includes the procedures of the water and soil conservation work.

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    An Act to provide and promote the enhancement, protection and conservation of the environment, sustainable management of natural resources and matters incidental thereto.

    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The objectives of this Act are to establish a framework for environmental protection and the integrated management of natural resources on a sustainable basis; to transform the Swaziland Environment Authority into a body corporate, to establish the Swaziland Environment Fund; and to provide for various other matters to environment protection.The Act consists of 90 sections divided into 11 Parts: Introductory Provisions (I); Fundamental Purpose and Principles (II); Administration (III); Integrated Environmental Management (IV); Pollution Control (V); Waste Management (VI); International Matt

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    Finland, Europe, Northern Europe

    Decree to implement provisions of the Act on combating oil pollution on land of 1974. It prescribes measures to prevent or combat oil pollution caused by the storage of oil. Specific duties are laid on the party storing oil for safe storage and to prepare a contingency plan if more than one million liters of oil is stored at the same site. The contingency plan shall contain the information specified in article 5. The contingency plan shall be approved by the local council and be ratified by the Regional water and Environment District (art. 6).

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    An Act to enable special legal provisions to be made in respect of persons and property affected by the tsunami that occurred on December 26, 2004, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

    Sri Lanka, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act lays down special legal provisions to enable the persons affected by the tsunami to overcome prevailing legal obstacles to ensure the protection and safeguarding of their rights and privileges.It provides among other things for: possession of land affected by the tsunami; tenancy or leasehold rights of premises or land affected by the tsunami; penalties for offences committed in relation to tsunami relief property.

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    An Act to confer certain powers in an emergency.

    Tonga, Oceania

    This Act confers powers upon His Majesty in Council in case of the occurrence of an emergency (not defined).Subject to the provisions of this Act, His Majesty in Council may in an emergency make such Regulations as appear to him to be necessary or expedient for securing the public safety, the defence of the Kingdom, the maintenance of public order and for the maintaining of supplies and services essential to the life of the community.

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    Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania

    This Act concerns response and relief in case of man-made or natural disasters and emergencies affecting the Northern Mariana Islands. The Governor-General shall be the principal authority for purposes of response to disasters and emergencies. Disasters shall include flood, water contamination and oil spills. the Governor-general may declare a state of disaster emergency and may make Executive Orders related to the declaration of a state of disaster emergency.

  9. Library Resource
    Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania

    This Act provides a definition of “public purpose” applicable wherever that term appears in the constitution, laws. statutes, code, rules and regulations of the Commonwealth, unless otherwise provided for by law. The term “public purpose” shall include, but not be limited to, any purpose which meets one or more of the criteria set out by this Act. The Act also defines a public purpose in relation with the occurance of (natural) disasters.

    Amended by: An Act to amend Public Law 11-84; and for other purposes (P.L. 12-2). (2000-03-31)

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    Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania

    This Act amends the Public Purpose Definition Act so as to provide for the ratification of expenditures made for public purposes.A new provision is added to the Act: “Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or other Law to the contrary, expenditures authorized and regulated by legislative rules are expressly declared to be for a public purpose, unless proved by clear and convincing evidence that the expenditure in fact as for a personal or political activity.”

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