Environmental Law in Hong Kong
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 Hong Kong. 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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Chapter 2. Air Pollution Control Ordinance.
Chapter 3. Water Pollution Control.
Chapter 4. Waste Management.
Chapter 5. Noise Control.
Chapter 6. Environmental Impact Assessment.
Chapter 7. The Conservation of Nature.
List of Hong Kong Statutes.