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Law on Environmental Protection and Management of Natural Resources

The objectives of this law are to protect and upgrade the environment quality and public health by means of prevention, reduction and control of pollution, to make assessment impacts to environment, before issuance of decision by the Royal Government on all submitted purposed projects, to ensure and manage the use of natural resource of the Kingdom of Cambodia. This law encourages and provides possibility to public to participate in the protection of environment.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RKM/1296/06
Issuing agency/parties
  • King of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Ministry of Environment
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Environment
  • Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
Topics Environment and natural resources policy and administration
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright No
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date December 24, 1996
Effective/Enforced Date December 24, 1996
Publication reference Royal Gazette Cambodia

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Legacy reference document Law_on_Environment_Protection_and_Management_of_Natural_Resources_KH__24.12.1996.pdf
Keywords Environment,natural resources,protection
Date uploaded January 10, 2016, 00:07 (UTC)
Date modified September 20, 2018, 02:22 (UTC)