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Name: Environment Protection Act, 2002 (No. 19 of 2002).
Country: Mauritius
Subject(s): Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-07-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2002-07-27, No. 73, pp. 261-363
ISN: MUS-2002-L-62621
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2002-07-27, No. 73, pp. 261-363
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on protection and management of environmental assets of Mauritius. Divided into 13 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with administration. Part 3 provides for enforcing agencies. Part 4 regulates environment impact assessment. Part 5 makes provision for spill and environmental emergency. Part 6 sets forth national environmental standards. Part 7 provides for coastal and maritime zone management. Part 8 establishes environmental appeal tribunal. Part 9 makes provision for national environment fund. Part 10 deals with environment protection fee. Part 11 regulates enforcement. Parts 12 and 13 contain final provisions. Repeals Environment Protection Act 1991.
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