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Law of the People’s Republic of China on Environmental Impact Assessments.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC040204
Countries: China
Regions: ASIA;North Pacific;North-West Pacific;East Asian Seas;Eastern Asia;ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Date of Text: 28/10/2002
Entry into Force: 1 September 2003
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC136826 Decree No.2 of Ministry of Environmental Protection laying down the List of Construction Projects for Category Management of Environmental Impact Assessments 02/09/2008
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC136854 Decree No.5 of Ministry of Environmental Protection promulgating the Provisions on the Hierarchical Examination and Approval of Environmental Impact Assessment Documents of Construction Projects. 16/01/2009
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC136874 Decree No. 559 of the State Council promulgating the Regulation on Environmental Impact Assessment of Planning. 17/08/2009
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC137048 Measures of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region for implementing the Environmental Impact Assessment Law of the People's Republic of China. 31/05/2012
Type of Text: Legislation
Abstract: The objectives of this Law are the implementation of sustainable development and the prevention of negative impact on the environment due to planning and building operations in the country, by mean of Environmental Impact Assessments. Moreover, the Law promotes active participation of the communities in the protection of their living environment, research, education and widespread awareness on environmental issues. The Law comprises the following Chapters: Chapter I, General Provisions; Chapter II, Environmental Impact Assessment on Plans; ChapterIII, Environmental Impact Assessment on Construction Projects; Chapter IV, Legal Liabilities; Chapter V, Supplementary Provisions.
Main subjects: Environnment gen.