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Nom: Environmental Affairs Law No. 50 of 2002.
Pays: République arabe syrienne
Sujet(s): Dispositions générales
Type de loi: Loi
Adopté le: 2002-07-08
Entry into force:
ISN: SYR-2002-L-83636
Lien: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=83636&p_lang=fr
Bibliographie: Act on-line in Arabic Act on-line in Arabic Legal Office FAOLEX, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulté le 2010-05-10)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Legal Office FAOLEX, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulté le 2010-05-10)
Résumé/Citation: This Law is composed of 8 Chapters divided into 37 articles. Chapter 1 provides for terms and definitions. Chapter 2 deals with the competencies and objectives of the General Authority for Environment Affairs in particular: (a) defining existing environmental problems and participating in the research and scientific studies to treat and solve them; (b) laying down the general policy and preparing the national strategy for the environment protection; (c) developing the public awareness for the protection and safety of the environment; (d) measuring standards and criteria of the environment; (e) preparing the environmental standardization and meteorology standards as well as environmental impact assessment reports; (f) carrying out research and studies related to environmental affairs; (g) controlling the activities producing environmental impacts; (h) laying down environmental requirements and instructions necessary for agricultural, industrial, commercial, housing and development projects; (i) laying down the basis for the circulation of hazardous materials and for the creation of natural protected areas; (j) creating environmental monitoring nets; (k) preparing environmental data-banks and emergency plans; (m) issuing publications related to the environment; (n) preparing environmental legislation; (o) studying soil erosion causes, desertification as well as proposing solutions; (p) taking necessary measures to prevent the introduction of waste in Syria; (q) laying down instructions and rules for the classification of waste; and, (r) reinforcing the relationship between Syria and other States as well as with international and regional organizations in environmental affairs. Chapter 3 refers to the formation and management of the Authority. Chapter 4 defines competencies and duties of the Minister of State Affairs for Environment. Chapter 5 establishes the Environment Protection Council and defines its tasks. Chapter 6 provides for the creation of the Environment Protection and Support Fund. Chapter 7 deals with damage liability and compensation as well as with offences and penalties. Chapter 8 contains transitional provisions.

Repeals the Law on Environmental Protection and Development of March 1994.
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