Environmental Protection Law

The Environmental Protection Law specifies necessary principles, regulations and measures for managing, monitoring, restoring1 and protecting the environment in order to protect human health, including the protection of natural resources and the richness of nature2, and to ensure the sustainable socio-economic development of the nation

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  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No. 02-99/NA
Issuing agency/parties
  • National Assembly
  • English
Formal type of document Law
Topics Environment and natural resources policy and administration
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    Status Adopted, validated, in effect
    Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 04/26/1999
    Effective/Enforced Date 04/26/1999
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          Publication reference DECREE of the PRESIDENT of the LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC On the Promulgation of the Environmental Protection Law Pursuant to Chapter 5, Article 53, point 1 of the Constitution of the Lao People's Democratic Republic; Pursuant to Resolution No. 02-99/NA, dated 3 April 1999, of the 3rd Ordinary Session of the fourth legislature of the National Assembly regarding the adoption of the Environmental Protection Law; and Pursuant to Proposal No. 04/SC, dated 6 April 1999, of the National Assembly Standing Committee.
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