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Acts & Ordinances
Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the National Environmental Act, No. 47 of 1980 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette.
2. Establishment of Authority.
3. Members of the Authority.
4. Seal of the Authority;
5. "Fund of the Authority,
6. Financial year and the audit of accounts of the Authority.
7. Environmental Council.
8. Disqualification of members, &c.
9. District Environmental Agency.
10. Powers, functions and duties of the Authority.
11. Borrowing powers of the Authority.
12. Power to give directions to local authorities.
13. General Manager Secretary and staff of the Authority.
14. Appointment of officers, servants and agents.
15. Land Use management.
16. Land Use Scheme.
17. Natural Resources, Management and Conservation.
18. Management policy for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.
19. Measures for national exploitation of fisheries See.
20. Management policy for wild life.
21. Management policy for forestry's.
22. Management policy on soil conservation.
23. Environmental research.
24. Furnishing of information.
25. Analysts &c.
26. Delegation of powers, duties and functions.
27. Members officers and servants of the Authority deemed to be public servants.
28. The Authority deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.
29. This Act to prevail over other written law.
30. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Authority.
31. Offences.
32. Regulations.
33. interpretation.