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Environment Protection and Pollution Control Act, 1990 (Cap. 204).
An Act to provide for the protection of the environment and the control of pollution; to establish the Environmental Council and to prescribe the functions and powers of the Council; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
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FAOLEX Id: LEX-FAOC005388
Countries: Zambie
Regions: AFRIQUE;Afrique orientale
Date of original Text: 23/07/1990
Date of Consolidation: 2006
Entry into Force: This Act will come into force upon appointment by the Minister.
Source: Laws of the Republic of Zambia, Revised Edition 2006, Chapter 204.
Amended by: LEX-FAOC078288 Environment Protection and Pollution Control (Amendment) Act, 1999 (Act No. 12 of 1999). 23/12/1999
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC010326 Environmental Protection and Pollution Control (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Cap. 204). 2006
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC048056 Pesticides and Toxic Substances Regulations (Cap. 204). 2006
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC048233 Water Pollution Control (Effluent and Waste Water) Regulations (Cap. 204). 2006
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC048234 Waste Management (Licensing of Transporters of Wastes and Waste Disposal Sites) Regulations (Cap. 204). 2006
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC048235 Air Pollution Control (Licensing and Emission Standards) Regulations (Cap. 204). 2006
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC063977 Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (S.I. No 125 of 2001). 2001
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC063978 Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Act (Ozone Depleting Substances) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 27 of 2000). 2000
Repealed by: LEX-FAOC117523 Environmental Management Act, 2011 (No. 12 of 2011). 12/04/2011
Type of Text: Législation
Abstract: This Act provides for the protection of the environment and for the control of pollution in Zambia. The text consists of 96 sections divided into 12 Parts: Preliminary (I); The Environmental Council (II); Administration (III); Water (IV); Air (V); Waste (VI); Pesticides and Toxic Substances (VII); Noise (VIII); Ionising Radiation (IX); Natural Resources Conservation (X); Inspectorate (XI); General (XII).The Council shall be established as a body corporate (sect. 3) and shall consist of members who represent various Ministries and (non) governmental organizations (sect. 4). Functions of the Council are set out in section 6. Other responsibilities of the Council with respect to specific sectors are set out in sections 23 (Water), 36 (Air), 49 (Waste), 58 (Pesticides and other toxic substances), 67 (Noise), 72 (Ionising radiation), 76 (Natural resources).The Council shall also establish an Environmental Inspectorate. Natural Resources shall have the meaning assigned to it in the Natural Resources Act. Other sections relating to a specific sector provide for licence systems, registration (of pesticides) and inspection.
Comment: Consolidated version of Act No. 12 of 1990 as at 2006 and amended last by Act No. 12 of 1999.
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Main subjects: Environnement gen.
Main subjects: Pêche
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Main subjects: Eau