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Name: Law No. 99 of 2015 amending some provisions of the Environmental Protection Law No. 42 of 2014.
Country: Kuwait
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-09-06
Entry into force:
ISN: KWT-2015-L-101782
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=101782&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Reqaba, State of Kuwait, P.2 - P. 11 PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2016-04-27)
Abstract/Citation: This Law amends some provisions of the Environmental Protection Law, in particular: the Minister activity is held in coordination with the Council of Ministers; strengthens the provisions against smoking; stiffens controls on import and export of equipment and appliances containing controlled substances included in Montreal Protocol; water protection includes surface waters and prohibits well drilling without a previous permit; prohibits fishery activities in Kuwait Bay; reduces the time to implement the Regulation from 5 to 3 years from the moment of its publication; and strengthens the penalties for those who violate the provisions of the Law.
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