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Name: Environment Protection Act, 2053 (1997).
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-01-30
Entry into force:
Published on: Nepal Recorder, 1997-07-08, No. 18, pp. 214-222
ISN: NPL-1997-L-47363
Bibliography: Nepal Recorder, 1997-07-08, No. 18, pp. 214-222
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Nepal Democracy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Nepal Offlice,, Nepal PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-08-11)
Abstract/Citation: Requires that proposed development projects be reviewed and approved in relation to their impact on the environment. Provides for the post of an Environment Inspector, the establishment of environmental conservation zones, and an Environment Conservation Council.

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