Province Environment Protection Act 2019 (प्रदेश वातावरण संरक्षण ऐन २०७७)


The Karnali State Assembly has enacted an Act to safeguard the fundamental right to live in a clean and healthy environment. This Act ensures a balance between environmental preservation and development, addresses the challenges of climate change, and minimizes the adverse impacts of environmental degradation and pollution on public health. It aims to establish legal provisions for receiving compensation for damages caused by environmental degradation, thereby protecting public health and rights. The Act includes provisions for environmental studies, area designation, and work plans to maintain standards and quality. It also addresses environmental management planning, allows the provincial government to conduct environmental studies, and emphasizes pollution prevention and control. Additionally, the Act provides for the establishment of laboratories and environmental monitoring.


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Karnali Province, Act

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