Promulgating a Decree detailing a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection

Accordingly, the Decree details the contents of the Law on Environmental Protection on the protection of environmental components; environmental zoning, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment; environmental license, environmental registration; environmental protection in production, business, service, urban, rural and a number of fields; waste management; responsibility for recycling and handling products and packages of manufacturing or importing organizations and individuals; environmental monitoring; environmental information system and database; prevention and response to environmental incidents, compensation for environmental damage; economic tools and resources for environmental protection; State management, inspection, inspection and provision of online public services on environmental protection.

The Decree applies to agencies, organizations, communities, households and individuals engaged in activities related to the above provisions in the territory of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, including: including mainland, islands, sea, underground and airspace.

Decree No. 08/2022/ND-CP has 13 Chapters 169 Articles. Specifically, chapter 1 is the general provisions; Chapter 2 provides for the protection of environmental components and natural heritage; chapter 3, environmental zoning, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment, environmental permits, environmental registration; chapter 4, Environmental protection in production, business, service, urban, rural and a number of fields; chapter 5. Waste management; Chapter 6, Responsibilities for recycling and handling products and packages of producing or importing organizations and individuals; chapter 7, Environmental monitoring; chapter 8, Information system, environmental database; Chapter 9, Prevention and response to environmental incidents; compensation for damage to the environment; chapter 10, Economic tools in environmental protection; Chapter 11, Resources for environmental protection; chapter 12, State management, inspection, examination and provision of online public services on environmental protection; chapter 13, Terms of enforcement

Decree No. 08/2022/ND-CP takes effect from the date of signing and promulgation.
Linh Chi, Natural Resources and Environment Newspaper

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