Environmental law and enforcement in the Asia-Pacific Rim

Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Asia, Publisher: West Group in Hong Kong, St. Paul, Minn

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 617-633) and index.

Statementgeneral editor Terri Mottershead.
ContributionsMottershead, Terri.
LC ClassificationsK3585 .E579 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationcv, 649 p. ;
Number of Pages649
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3285701M
ISBN 109626610239
LC Control Number2003616427

  Professor Ben Boer has been teaching and researching in the field of national and international environmental law since He specializes in the Asia Pacific region, in the fields of sustainable development, natural and cultural heritage conservation, biodiversity, and human rights and the environment. 1) Environmental Law and Enforcement in the Asia Pacific Rim, General Editor Terri Mottershead, Contributed Chapter 4 (China), Sweet & Maxwell Asia. 2) International and Comparative Environmental Law Review (Vol. 1, ), Editor in General, Law Press China. State of Rhode Island: Department of Environmental Management. MISSION STATEMENT. The mission of the Division of Law Enforcement is to protect our natural resources and ensure compliance with all environmental conservation laws through law enforcement and education, while constantly maintaining the health and safety of the public.   Improvement and enforcement of laws in the area of environmental protection. Recent development in laws and policies in China is likely to reinforce the trends that make up the Great Reversal. The most significant development has been the enactment of a new Environmental Protection Law .

Asia Pacific Beijing Hong Kong. Europe Brussels London. Middle East & Africa Dubai Riyadh. Russia & The CIS Moscow. Enforcement and Investigations Environmental Law ; Financial Restructuring ; Intellectual Property. The ASIL Interest Group program is a benefit of ASIL membership that allows members to affiliate and work with one another based on areas – substantive or otherwise – of common Society offers 35 groups whose foci range from subtopics in the field – such as dispute resolution and human rights – to demographics – such as new professionals and women in international law.   The chapters in this book explore the impact of recent shifts in global and regional power and the subsequent development and enforcement of international refugee protection standards in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions, the contributors assess the challenges confronting the implementation of international law in the region, as well as new. Caroline Berube, managing partner at HJM Asia Law & Co and Co-Chair of the IBA Asia-Pacific Regional Forum, argues there is a real desire at the centre to take control of the localities. ‘The central government including the environmental ministry itself are constantly monitoring the supervision of the local bureaux,’ she says.

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The Development of Environmental Problems and Environmental Law in Asian Countries 2. The Enforcement of Environmental Law and Problems 3. New Measures for Environmental Conservation 4. Direct and Indirect Control 5. The Integration of Environmental Law and Policy 6.

The Reports of the Workshop 7. Air Pollution Related Lawsuits in Japan. [It] will likely also act as a useful guide in the development of this jurisprudence."―Terri Mottershead, editor of Environmental Law and Enforcement in the Asia―Pacific Rim Book Description A comprehensive assessment of relevant Asian policies and their applications in key areas in light of international environmental norms and by: 9.

share their experiences, success and lessons in environmental law enforcement at the first Asia-Africa Expert Meeting on Enforcement of Environmental Law. As the result, a first set of good practices on enforcement was developed as the first volume of Enforcement of Environmental Law: Good Practices from Africa, Central Asia and ASEAN Countries.

1 APJEL IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION. This is the first issue of APJEL forand it features articles covering issues of development and environmental law and governance in Australia, Australia and China, Bangladesh and China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the South China Sea region, as well as a ‘jurisprudential’ article relevant to the region.

Jolene Lin, 'The Emergence of Transnational Environmental Law' in Louis J. Kotze (ed), Reimagining Environmental Law and Governance for the Anthropocene (Hart Publishing ) Lye Lin-Heng, 'Energy and Smart Cities - Perspectives from a City-State, Singapore' in J Jaria I Manzano, N Cahlifour, L J Kotze (ed), Energy, Governance and.

3 Advancing Environmental Rights: Bringing Protection Nearer to the People. More than national constitutions now recognise or safeguard the right to a healthy environment, including 24 in the Asia Pacific region.

6 However, a number of countries still do not have any constitutional or legal recognition of this right, including at least 17 in the Asia Pacific region.

7 The promotion. APJEL is a journal addressing the dynamic developments in environmental law in the Asia Pacific region. APJEL was established in and has a global reputation for publishing scholarly and current analysis of all aspects of Asia Pacific environmental law and APJEL is published by Edward Elgar and joins Edward Elgar’s growing list of international scholarly journals.

Environmental Jurisprudence calls for capacity building of environmental judges and lawyers, a process that is beginning to take shape in the Asia-Pacific Rim.

The Environmental Committee will continue to examine current issues relevant to the practice of Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific Region through its seminar programmes, publications.

enforcement. In the particular field of environmental law, some scholars actually argue that international environmental law is less well-suited to enforcement than other areas of international law. In other words, emphasizing enforcement could actually make international environmental law less, not more successful.

Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law | The Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law (APJEL) is published quarterly by the Australian Centre for Environmental Law.

| Read articles with. This book, by one of the nation's first environmental prosecutors, is a detailed guide to environmental enforcement for members of the regulated community and their counsel.

Environmental Enforcement: Civil and Criminal explains the potential consequences of enforcement actions and discusses procedures to follow to minimize exposure. Topics include: how to conduct an environmental.

ben boer et al., international environmental law in the asia pacific (); world conservation union, environmental law in the south pacific (ben boer ed., ).

see, e.g., sustainable development and good governance (karl ginther et. Cameron, J. Ramsey, R. ‘Transnational Environmental Disputes’ Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 5 Koskenniemi, M.

‘Breach of Treaty or Non-Compliance: Reflections on the Enforcement of the Montreal Protocol’ Yearbook of International Environmental Law The Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal is a web-based, American legal journal covering issues in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Our objectives are to disseminate legal research by law professors, legal practitioners, social scientists, economists, and students; to increase awareness of legal issues impacting the region; and to provide a forum to discuss legal topics that fall within the Journal's.

This study examines changes in enforcement styles among environmental enforcement officials in the context of China's rapidly changing institutional environments, using panel data collected in Guangzhou in and Altogether, five enforcement style elements were examined—accommodation, prioritization, educational, formalism, and coercion.

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Third, our findings provide further support on the reform of environmental law enforcement (Tan et al., ). Besides the improvement of the natural environment, an enhance enforcement brings additional benefits to better corporate information environment, suggesting that it is a good public policy to enhance environmental law enforcement.

Law enforcement powers are essential to enable states to respond to maritime security threats. Although this point is simple enough in itself, the laws according states jurisdiction are complex because of the different rights and obligations recognized in the various maritime zones.

enforcement of environmentAl lAw good PrActices from AfricA, centrAl AsiA, AseAn countries And chinA 1 Chapter 1: Enforcement of environmental law oduction to the problem Intr The object of this introductory guide is to provide information to countries and institutions on strengthening enforcement of environmental law.

Part B Law Enforcement. V The Paradigm of Law Enforcement. 1 The Basic Concept of Law Enforcement. Interpretive Relevance of ‘Soft Law’ Concept of Law Enforcement in Non-Binding Instruments; Territorial Considerations; Result; 2 The Normative Paradigm of Law Enforcement.

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Author, Malaysian Chapter – “Environmental Law and Enforcement in the Asia-Pacific Rim”, Sweet & Maxwell Asia. support for strong enforcement action against these crimes.

Yet despite the fact that environmental crime poses a growing threat, it remains a low priority for the international enforcement community. This report shows the scale and impacts of environmental crime and calls for strong political will to tackle it as a matter of urgency.

Their asymmetrical enforcement capacities can complement each other. This book explores ways to combat illegal fishing and logging in Asia-Pacific region by the use of cooperative legal measures, particularly anti-money laundering and confiscation of proceeds techniques.

international environmental law is impossible within this guide. However, from the large body of agreements, it is possible to discern general principles ratification, implementation and enforcement of international environmental agreements.

NGOs will typically have the. book review Paths of justice Johannes MM Chan, Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press,pp., HKD (hardback), ISBN ; HKD (paperback), ISBN Chambers Asia, The Legal Asia Pacific, Guide to the World’s Leading Energy Attorneys and the International Who’s Who of Oil & Gas Lawyers researchers ranked our lawyers for their work for clients in the energy and natural resources and projects practice areas.

We pride ourselves on the team approach we bring to every engagement, and we. Bill’s body of published work includes contributions to the Cross-Border Environment Handbook (PLC /11), Stumbling Toward Sustainability (John Dernbach ed., ELI ), and Environmental Law and Enforcement in the Asia-Pacific Rim (Terri Mottershead ed., Sweet & Maxwell ).

Environmental regulation in Pacific Rim nations: a conference sponsored by the American Bar Association and the University of Hong Kong. Washington, DC: American Bar Association, Division for Public Services, Standing Committee on Environmental Law, © Edition/Format: Print book Yeong-Ren Chen, Michael I.

Jeffery, Q.C., Kiam Seng.The United States Trade Representative maintained: ‘Our proposals in the TPP are centered around the enforcement of environmental laws, including those implementing multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) in TPP partner countries, and also around trailblazing, first-ever conservation proposals that will raise standards across the region’.What does the future hold for the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific?

This book addresses that question through a multifaceted examination of various aspects of environmental law in the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the island states of the Southwest Pacific, and occasionally the states of South and Central Asia.