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Environmental laws in Nigeria, including compensation

Environmental laws in Nigeria, including compensation

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Lagos in [Lagos] .
Written in

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by J.A. Omotola.
      ContributionsOmotola, J. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1507 .E56 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 336 p. ;
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1600572M
      LC Control Number91135418


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The Nigerian constriction, for one, makes provision for environmental protection and management in secti 20, 33 and Section 33 and 34 guarantee right to land and human dignity and it is said to associate with the necessity for safe and healthy environment.

Fashion Police Nigeria: What. Environmental Protection in Nigeria: Two Decades After the Koko Incident C. S., Town and Country Planning and Environmental Laws in Nigeria, 2nd ed. (lbadan, University Press, ), p. cited in Atsegbua, L, et ai, supra, p 5.

numerous sources of environmental law including the Constitution,22 International treaties, state laws Cited by: a synopsis of laws and regulations on the environment in nigeria The role of legislation in inducing responsible attitudes and behaviours towards the environment cannot be overlooked.

Legislation serves as an effective instrument for environmental protection, planning, pollution, prevention and control. Professor Zhou Ke believes that the numerous number of environmental laws did not mean good quality equally; problems with the system design of environmental laws are the root cause of poor effects about environmental protection work; people have no qualification to talk about the completeness of Nigeria's environmental legislation because.

Environmental laws in Nigeria Impact Assessment Decree. No 86 of Environmental laws in Nigeria of the Federation of Nigeria. 10 th December The Federal Military Government hereby decrees as follow: Part I. General Principles including compensation book Environmental Impact Assessment.

The objectives of any environmental Impact assessment (hereafter in this Decree referred to as "the. The Environmental Guidelines and Standards for the Petroleum Industry in Nigeria also impose fines for various environmental infractions and the obligation to Author: Folake Elias-Adebowale.

environmental laws and regulations; they also litigate with insurance carriers for coverage of environmental liabilities and defend against agency enforcement actions as well as toxic tort lawsuits.

Other environmental attorneys work at many levels to influenc e the development of public policy—File Size: 2MB. Environmental degradation has continued to generate unpleasant challenges for health and economic development in Nigeria. Some of these problems include deforestation, pollution, global warming and improper pesticides.

Despite environmental laws and policies targeted at amelio-rating these problems, the situation in Nigeria seems degenerating owing to the fact that these laws are not Cited by: including compensation book. Examining Environmental Policies and Laws in Nigeria Aliyu Ibrahim Kankara Dept.

of Geography and Regional Planning, Federal Environmental laws in Nigeria PMBDutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Nigeria.

Including compensation book [email protected] Abstract Environmental degradation and dwindling is one of the characteristics of most developing Size: KB. sustainable development of Nigeria’s natural resources, environmental including compensation book, including coordination and liaison with relevant stake holders within and outside Nigeria on matters of enforcement of environmental standards, regulations, rules, laws, policies and Size: 56KB.

an environmental management planning, it is also the position of this paper that the various frameworks for environmental monitoring policies in Nigeria needs to be re-assessed; and conflicting including compensation book harmonized and re-strategized in order to have an effective environmental monitoring regulators in the country.

References 1. Nigeria's Mineral Oils (Safety) Regulations contain extensive provisions for handling and utilising equipment (including derricks, hooks for hoisting drill pipes, boilers and oil treaters and fuel.

Including compensation book paper is a review of some instructive environmental policies and guidelines in the Nigerian oil and Environmental laws in Nigeria industry in relation to compensation for environmental damages resulted from oil : Olawale Atanda.

Section 12 establishes including compensation book that international treaties (including environmental treaties) ratified by the National Assembly should be implemented as law in Nigeria. Sections 33 and 34which including compensation book fundamental human rights to life and human Environmental laws in Nigeria respectively have () Environmental Law Research Institute Synopsis of Laws andFile Size: 2MB.

South African environmental law describes the legal rules in South Africa relating to the social, economic, philosophical and jurisprudential issues raised by attempts to protect and conserve the environment in South Africa. South African environmental law encompasses natural resource conservation and utilization, as well as land-use planning and development.

Oil in Nigeria In the s, Nigeria became notorious for conflict linked to oil development in the Niger River Delta. The conflict was capped by the execution of eight environmental activists, including Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ken Saro-Wiwa who led opposition to Shell Oil's activities in the Ogoni homeland.

Oil is the primary base of Nigeria’s economy and is also the cause of major environmental and social problems in the Niger Delta region of the years, oil exploration, production, and refinement in Nigeria hasresulted in various environmental and ecological problems that range fromoil spills, gas flares, habitat destruction, air.

The book provides environmental stakeholders from all backgrounds including students, administrators, lawyers, government representatives, judges, analysts and pundits, a ready tool to digest, assimilate, understand and appreciate the legal and institutional framework for environmental regulation and protection in : Damilola S.

Olawuyi. INFOTERRA National Network: Nigeria is an active member of the UNEP-INFOTERRA Global Environmental Information Exchange Network with National Focal Points in Countries.

The Federal Ministry of Environment has identified about 80 Desk Officers for INFOTERRA services in Nigeria to facilitate public access to environmental Size: KB. Those environmental issues addressed by environmental policy will typically include, but are not limited to the following situations, subjects and circumstances: air and water pollution, ecosystem management, waste management, biodiversity protection, and the protection of wildlife, endangered species and natural resources.

This article lists the most important national environmental laws by continent and country. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Egyptian Law offor Nature Protectorates. Environmental Protection Law 4/ amended by Law 9/ (Egypt) Concerning the Protection of Nile River and Water Channels.

Role of the Legislators in Environmental Governance in Nigeria Stephen Adi Odey Ph.D Department of Sociology, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria, [email protected] 1. INTRODUCTION A legislature is a decision-making organization, a member of this organization is called aFile Size: KB.

Nigeria’s environmental policy is aimed at achieving sustainable development in the country and, in particular, at securing for all Nigerians a quality environment adequate for their health and well-being; conserve and use the natural environment and resources for the benefit of present and future generations; restore, maintain and enhance.

The History of Environmental Policy and Pollution Control Measures in Nigeria: () From the onset of British Rule in the s, Nigeria’s environmental protection effort had been through the colonial bye-laws.

The colonial economic development policies and plans containFile Size: 86KB. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), signing the Environmental Management and Protection bill into Law, at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja, on Wednesday, March 1,   National environmental laws and policies infrequently address the rights of children.

And international environmental agreements have long ignored a human rights approach, including. Petroleum Industry in Nigeria: Environmental Issues, National Environmental Legislation and Implementation of International Environmental Law. Aniefiok E. Ite. 1,2,* However, the existing Nigeria statutory laws and regulations for environmental protection appear to be grossly inadequate and some of the multinational oilFile Size: KB.

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focused on chemical pollutants, including industrial chemicals. International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage: 01/1/ Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: 05/8/ 23/5/ Convention for Co operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African.

SinceELI’s Africa Program has worked to strengthen environmental law, policy, and management in Africa. Partnering with African NGOs and governments, ELI helps draft and advance pragmatic and effective environmental laws and policies, analyzes and identifies options to improve the implementation of existing environmental law, and builds the capacity of local institutions and citizens.

Bringing together both leading academics and environmental professionals from 15 countries, the book addresses a range of key issues including the enforcement of multilateral agreements, compliance strategies and tools, the role of courts and citizens, protection of natural resources, and compliance issues related to economic instruments.

In this study, we assert that there is the need to re-emphasis the enforcement of environmental laws in Nigeria in order to curb the excesses of oil producing firms and reducing environmental crisis and its attendant consequences in the Niger Delta region. The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) is the environmental regulator for Lagos State of Nigeria.

This environmental objective is in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Section II, 20 which states that “The State shall protect and improve the environment and safeguard the water, air and land, forest and wild life of Nigeria”.

Advances in the development of petroleum resources has contributed enormously to the global energy demand and economic development over the past decades, however, it has left profound negative impacts on the natural environment and adverse human health effects in most oil-producing host communities around the world.

Apart from the loss of petroleum-derived revenue to corruption and Cited by: 2. Developmental Stages of Environmental Laws/Regulatory Frameworks and Policies/Strategies in Nigeria The development and evolution of environmental laws/regulatory frame works and by extension policies/strate- gies in Nigeria with reference to the oil and gas industry can be divided into three major generations.

The Pioneer/First GenerationFile Size: 3MB. planning the nigerian environment: laws and problems of implementation Abstract In Nigeria, Environmental problems manifest in diverse forms such as environmental degradation (sheet and gully.

Invariably,the Nigerian legislative system is not completely bereft of laws for the management of waste. The deficiency in the laws primarily stems from the fact that there are too many laws regulating different types of waste which lack an effective implementation and lax enforcement mechanisms particularly with the advent of new challenges such as climate change and related impacts.

EMPLOYEE'S COMPENSATION ACT, EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM This Act repeals the Workmen's Compensation Act Cap.

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Nigeria’s formal environmental regime has developed significantly from humble beginnings,1 to the promulgation of twenty-four environmental regulations.2 Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, rich in oil but underdeveloped,3 has its own share of environmental problems which justify local and international attention.

In terms of Nigeria’sFile Size: KB. Title: Oil Pollution Law and Governance in Nigeria Author: Kayode Oyende Publisher: Stirling Horden, Date: July, Number of Pages: Oil pollution is regarded as a very sensitive issue for two main reasons. First, oil plays a key role in sustaining the economy of various nations in the world, including.

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