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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Environmental Law in Malaysia 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9789041152145
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789041133700
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £68.00

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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides ready access to legislation and practice concerning the environment in Malaysia. A general introduction covers geographic considerations, political, social and cultural aspects of environmental study, the sources and principles of environmental law, environmental legislation, and the role of public authorities. The main body of the book deals first with laws aimed directly at protecting the environment from pollution in specific areas such as air, water, waste, soil, noise, and radiation. Then, a section on nature and conservation management covers protection of natural and cultural resources such as monuments, landscapes, parks and reserves, wildlife, agriculture, forests, fish, subsoil, and minerals. Further treatment includes the application of zoning and land-use planning, rules on liability, and administrative and judicial remedies to environmental issues. There is also an analysis of the impact of international and regional legislation and treaties on environmental regulation. Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the information it provides, make this book a valuable resource for environmental lawyers handling cases affecting Malaysia. Academics and researchers, as well as business investors and the various international organizations in the field, will welcome this very useful guide, and will appreciate its value in the study of comparative environmental law and policy.

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The Author List of Abbreviations General Introduction Selected Bibliography Part I. Pollution Control Chapter 1. General Law Chapter 2. Air Pollution Chapter 3. Water Pollution Chapter 4. Waste Chapter 5. Soil Pollution Chapter 6. Noise Pollution Chapter 7. Radiation and Vibrations Chapter 8. Other Sectors Part II. Nature Conservation and Management Chapter 1. Monuments and Landscapes Chapter 2. Parks and Reserves Chapter 3. Wildlife Protection Chapter 4. Agricultural Resources Chapter 5. Forests Chapter 7. Subsoil and Minerals Part III. Zoning and Land-Use Planning Part IV. Liability Questions Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Civil Liability Chapter 3. Criminal Liability Part V. Juridical Actions of Individuals Chapter 1. Administrative Remedies Chapter 2. Judicial Remedies Index