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Environmental law in Poland by KOWALCZYK

Environmental law in Poland

By Barbara Kowalczyk, Rafal Mikowski, Lukasz Mikowski


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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 Poland. 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 Poland. 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 232
Publish Date 03/20/2019
Publish Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789403509501
SKU 10071527-0001
Table of Contents

The Authors

List of Abbreviations

General Introduction

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. Natural Conservation and Management

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Monuments and Landscapes

Chapter 3. Parks and Reserves

Chapter 4. Species Protection of Plants and Fungi

Chapter 5. Protection of Animals

Chapter 6. Forest Protection

Chapter 7. Protection of Agricultural and Forest Land

Chapter 8. Mineral Resources Management

Part III. Zoning and Land-Use Planning

Part IV. Liability Questions

Chapter 1. Administrative Liability

Chapter 2. Criminal Liability

Chapter 3. Civil Liability

Part V. Juridical Actions of Individuals

Chapter 1. Administrative Remedies

Chapter 2. Judicial Remedies

Selected Bibliography