Analysis of the law on marine environment protection of the People's Republic of China

Mahaseth, Harsh (2021) Analysis of the law on marine environment protection of the People's Republic of China. Journal of Hunan University Natural Sciences, 48 (12). pp. 2034-2045. ISSN 16742974

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In the year of 1983, the People’s Republic of China enacted the sweeping legislation to combat maritime environmental problems of the nation and to work on those issues. The law was specifically formulated to protect the maritime environment of the China and to protect the resources, prevent damage caused by pollution and maintain the ecological balance of the sea. The purpose of enacting the said law was to deal with the effect of coastal construction projects near the maritime, offshore oil prospecting and development, land source pollutants and the damage by ships which are caused to the sea. It became an utmost need to save the maritime environment and therefore, a law on the same subject was enacted. Through this article the author intends to analyse the Law of Marine Environment Protection of People’s Republic of China. The article will first discuss the environmental laws enacted by China and then shift its discussion upon analysing the legal aspects of Marine Environmental Protection Law. The article will then focus on the recent developments or amendments that have been made in the law and the importance it carries.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Law | People’s Republic of China | Marine environment | Protection | Pollution | Ecological balance
Subjects: Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Environmental Science, Policy and Law
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2022 05:55
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2023 05:34
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