This article lists the most important national environmental laws by continent and country.

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (November 2012)

Africa

Egypt

Concerning the Protection of Nile River and Water Channels

Concerning Fishing, Aquatic Life Organization of Fisheries

Concerning Discharge of Liquid Wastes

Concerning Organizing General Water Resources for Drinking and Human Use

Kenya

South Africa

Main article: South African environmental law

Asia

China

India

Japan

Kyrgyzstan

Pakistan

Philippines

Singapore

Sri Lanka(Contribution by Dhanvin Nandakumaran of Gateway College Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Europe

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

Main article: UK environmental law

Northern Ireland

Scotland

North America

Canada

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Main article: New Brunswick environmental and heritage Acts

Newfoundland

Northwest Territories

Northern Territories

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

Mexico

United States

Main article: List of United States federal environmental statutes

South America

Bolivia

Brazil

LEI N° 5.197, DE 3 DE JANEIRO DE 1967

Chile

Oceania

Australia

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia

New Zealand

Main article: New Zealand environmental law

References

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