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Legal Unit

Legal Unit enforces the National Environmental Act No. 47 of 1980 as amended for the environmental management and protection of the country.

Functions

  • Conducting litigation process against violations of provisions of the National Environemtal Act (NEA)

  • Coordinating and corresponding with the Attorney General’s Department and other Government institutions on legal matters

  • Preparing Policy Papers for NEA amendments and drafting Regulations to be published under the NEA

  • Attending and organizing Public Awareness Programmes and Media Programmes on legal matters

  • Advising other Divisions of the CEA regarding legal issues

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 June 2013 16:25

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