Yemen

Law No. 26 of 1995 on Environment Protection

Legislative
Law
Passed in 1995
This law aims at protecting the environment, organise the conservation and maintenance, maintain the safety and balance of its natural ecosystems. It also aims at 1) combating all types of pollution resulting from implementation of economic, agricultural, industrial, construction development programs, 2) protecting local species, 3) protecting society and health, 4) protecting the national environment from activities performed out of the national territory, 5) implementing international obligations, including the protection of the ozone layer and the climate.

Art. 58.2 on monitoring (chapter 6) specifies that the Environmental Protection Council shall make sure that competent bodies operating in environmental monitoring networks are capable of recording and observe climate and weather conditions in Yemen.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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