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The making of a framework environmental law in Kenya

The making of a framework environmental law in Kenya

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-213).

      Other titlesEnvironmental law in Kenya
      StatementACTS-UNEP.
      SeriesACTS-UNEP environmental policy and law series ;, no. 1
      ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., African Centre for Technology Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSK1507 .M35 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 213 p. ;
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3976645M
      ISBN 109966411135
      LC Control Number2001295180
      OCLC/WorldCa47244028

      Although the law of torts provides a framework within which many environmental problems can be resolved, its use in combating environmental problems is extremely limited. There are 57 separate legal statutes in Kenya that relate to the protection of the environment and the .   Act in CO Okidi et al (eds) Environmental governance in Kenya: Implementing the framework law () CO Okidi: Review of the policy framework and legal and institutional arrangement for the management of environment and natural resources in Kenya, The Constitution of Kenya, The Environmental Management and Coordination Act, Environmental laws in Kenya Kenya’s environmental policy and legislation are scattered in a multiplicity of resource and sector specific laws and policy papers. The institutions and departments that deal with environmental issues are equally numerous. Sector specific laws are deficient in that they areFile Size: KB.   The sources of environmental law in Kenya include the constitution, framework law, sectoral statutes, regulations, judicial decisions, customary law, treaties, general opinions of international law and qualified writings among other sources. Environmental law originally arose out of English Common law and such law sought to uphold individual.

      In Kenya the right to a clean and healthy environment which inter aliaincludes the right to have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future generations has been codified in the legal framework and the courts have had occasion to interpret this right in the Kenyan context. Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) have served as recognized project planning tools for more than forty years. Kenya and many other African nations have passed legislation making such assessments mandatory, especially for large and what may . HISTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW A. Dan Tarlock Distinguished Professor of Law and Co-Director, Program in Environmental and Energy Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law, USA Keywords: construction, history, economics, environmental law, environmental ethics. Contents 1. Introduction: the purpose of environmental law 2. Roots of environmentalism File Size: KB. Lang, UN-Principles and International Environmental Law in the context of the OECD or in the framework of the ILA or the World Commission on Environment and Development — the so-called Brundtland Commission.9 This author himself has tried to File Size: KB.

      Environmental law as practiced today, however, has much of its basis in federal environmental statutes enacted within the past forty years. This body of law aims to protect the environment from pollution and overuse, and gives individuals and groups the right to bring legal action. Some major federal environmental laws include: •File Size: KB. Wise Use and Sustainable Management of Wetlands in Kenya -- Collins O dote -- 15 Mineral Resources and the Mining Industry in Kenya -- Robert Kibugi 1 -- 16 Synchronising Kenya\'s Energy Law with the Framework Environmental Law -- Kithure Kindiki -- 17 Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing in Kenya -- Patricia Kameri-M bote -- Environmental law is a collective term encompassing aspects of the law that provide protection to the environment. A related but distinct set of regulatory regimes, now strongly influenced by environmental legal principles, focus on the management of specific natural resources, such as forests, minerals, or areas, such as environmental impact assessment, may not fit neatly into. REDD+ law reform and implementation in Kenya. It also gives recommendations for strengthening Kenya’s legal framework relevant to REDD+. Laws and institutions provide an overall enabling framework that guides public and private sector activities toward desired ends. Effective legal andFile Size: 1MB.


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