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Environmental Law in Lithuania

By Indre Zvaigzdiniene


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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 Lithuania. 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 Lithuania. 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.

Pages 128
Publish Date 06/07/2016
Publish Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041169457
SKU 10057703-0001
Table of Contents

The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Chapter 1. General Information
Chapter 2. Basic Principles of Environmental Law
Chapter 3. Historical Background
Chapter 4. Role of Government Institutions in the Shaping and Administration of Environmental Law and Policy
Chapter 5. Sources of Environmental Law
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
Part II. Nature Conservation and Management
Chapter 1. Monuments and Landscapes
Chapter 2. Protected Areas
Chapter 3. Protection and Management of Species
Chapter 4. Agricultural Resources
Chapter 5. Forests
Chapter 6. Fish Resources
Chapter 7. Subsoil Protection
Chapter 8. Other Sectors
Part III. Territorial Planning
Part IV. Liability Questions
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Civil Liability
Chapter 3. Criminal Liability
Chapter 4. Administrative Liability
Part V. Juridical Actions of Individuals
Chapter 1. Administrative Remedies
Chapter 2. Judicial Remedies
Selected Bibliography