||Environmental Management Act, 2005 (Act No. 1 of 2005).
||Occupational safety and health
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||Act online Parliament of Fiji Islands (consulted on 2005-05-20)
||Provides for the protection of natural resources as well as the control and management of developments, waste management and pollution control and for the establishment of a National Environment Council. Enterprises may be requested to establish environmental management committees (section 16). The Waste and Pollution Control Administrator may give an order to stop work in emergency situations (section 39). Workers are not to be punished by the employer if they report a contravention of the Act (section 48).