Law on Environmental Protection, 2012 (Lao PDR)

The Environmental Protection Law defines principles, regulations and measures related to environmental management, monitoring of protection, control, preservation and rehabilitation, with quality, of mitigating impacts and pollution created by anthropogenic loads or by nature, aiming to provide balance between social and natural environment, to sustain and to protect natural resources and public health; and contribution into the national socio-economic development and reduction of global warming.

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Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No. 29/NA
Issuing agency/parties
  • National Assembly
  • English
  • Lao
Formal type of document Law
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
Primary policy reference point
    Copyright Yes
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    Status Adopted, validated, in effect
    Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 12/18/2012
    Effective/Enforced Date 12/18/2012
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          Publication reference In accordance with the Constitution of the Lao PDR, Chapter IV, Article 67, Clause 1; In pursuant to the Resolution of National Assembly, No 041/NA, dated 10 Dec 2012; In pursuant to the proposal of the Standing Committee of National Assembly, No 010/SC, dated 04 Jan 2013;
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