Malawi

Environment Management Act (No. 19 of 2017)

Legislative
Act
Passed in 2017
This Act concerns the conservation and management of the environment in Malawi and prescribes environmental standards. It also concerns the conservation and management of biological (genetic) resources. The Act consists of 119 sections divided into 17 Parts, covering main areas of environmental concern, some of the areas covered are: the Environment Protection Authority; Environmental Planning; Environmental and social impact assessment, audits and monitoring; Environmental standards; Management of the Environment and Natural Resources; Pollution Control; The Environment Fund. Climate Change is addressed in part VIII concerning management of the environment and natural resources.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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