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Executive Decree No. 10-258 establishing the powers of the Minister of Planning and the Environment

Executive
Decree/Order/Ordinance
Passed in 2010
Outlines the authority of the Minister of Planning and the Environment to recommend national policy related to sustainable development, land use management, and the environment.

Authorizes the Minster to:
- develop and implement national strategies for sustainable development and the environment;
- planning the incremental evolution of cities and the distribution of equipment, activities, and the population;
- identifying the optimal use of infrastructure and the national potential relative to the preservation and promotion of vulnerable coasts, mountains, steppes and border areas;
- to develop and implement rules and measures to protect against environmental degradation and to conserve natural resources;
- to design and implement cross-sector strategies and action plans relative to global concerns such as climate change, the protection of biodiversity, the protection of the ozone layer, and environmental impacts; and
- to develop and promulgate rules and regulations consistent with this section.

The above list is not exhaustive of the duties outlined in this decree.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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