prepared by Md. Emdadul Huq, a senior officer of the Ministry
of Law, provides the first compilation of Bangladesh
environmental and pollution control laws implemented and
enforced by the Department of Environment. It is one of a
series of publications prepared through the Bangladesh
Environmental Management Project (BEMP) intended to improve
the capacity of the Department of Environment to implement and
enforce the Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act, 1995
and other related laws and rules. To enhance its practical
value as a working reference, legal texts have been annotated
with references to relevant government implementing policies,
directives and administrative and procedural orders.
The book will serve as a reference guide to law enforcers and
legal practitioners- police, inspectors, public prosecutors,
defense counsel, magistrates and judges- in the processing of
environmental civil and criminal cases.
This compilation will prove invaluable to investors,
entrepreneurs and industrial proponents, informing them of
environmental requirements and procedures with resulting
improved compliance. To facilitate this information transfer,
an English translation is provided of the key environmental
laws and rules. Finally, the book provides valuable legal
information to the Bangladesh public and non-government
organizations dedicated to taking action to protect their
It is available for download on a chapter-by-chapter basis.
Just click on the chapter heading below.
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