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  1. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 (No. 36 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-10-27 | AUS-2008-L-81987

    An Act for certain measures to help the State address the challenges of climate change and contribute to the broader national and international response to those challenges and for related purposes.

  2. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Environment Protection Act 1997 (A1997-92). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-01 | AUS-1997-L-81925

    Provides for the protection of the environment.

  3. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    National Environment Protection Council (New South Wales) Act 1995 (No. 4 of 1995). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-06-08 | AUS-1995-L-44552

    Establishes the National Environment Protection Council to implement environmental protection measures.

  4. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    National Environment Protection Council (South Australia) Act 1995 (No. 1 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-03-02 | AUS-1995-L-45627

    Establishes a National Environment Protection Council with the function of proposing environmental protection measures.

  5. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    National Environment Protection Council Act 1994, No. 126

    Adoption: 1994-10-18 | AUS-1994-L-39393

    This Act implements an agreement between the States and the Commonwealth by establishing a National Environment Protection Council "NEPEC", and defines the purpose, powers, functioning and financing of NEPEC, as well as providing for related matters. Consists of 64 sections and a Schedule comprising the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Environment.

  6. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Industrial Waste Management Policy (Control of Ozone-depleting Substances) No. IW 1B.

    Adoption: 1990-11-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-29 | AUS-1990-M-21450

  7. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Marine Environment Protection Act, 1990. No. 41.

    Adoption: 1990-10-25 | AUS-1990-L-21454

  8. Australia - Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws - Law, Act

    Environment Protection (Amendment) Act 1988. No. 20.

    Adoption: 1988-05-17 | AUS-1988-L-6486

    Inter alia, provides that polluters shall be strictly liable for pollution (s. 18).


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