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Name: National Environment (Minimum Standards for Management of Soil Quality) Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 59 of 2001).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Agriculture workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2001-11-02
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-2001-R-88138
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-10-17)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of these Regulations is to establish and prescribe minimum standards for soil quality, to establish minimum standards for the management quality of soil intended for agricultural use, the establishment of criteria and procedures for the measurement and determination of soil quality and to issue measures and guidelines for soil management. The standards are prescribed in the First Schedule. The Second Schedule contains the guidelines for the management of fragile or particular soils. The Third Schedule contains parameters and methods of determination of soil quality; the Fourth Schedule contains soil conservation measures and guidelines. The Fifth Schedule prescribes recommended frequency for monitoring of soil quality parameters for enforcement purposes. No person shall use land in contravention with the soil quality parameters established under these Regulations. Regulation 13 concerns inspection by Environment Inspectors.
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