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Marine Environmental Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1519

This law was passed in 1999 during the 13th meeting of the Ninth National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee and implemented in April 2000. It contains: Chapter I, General Provisions; Chapter II, Marine Environmental Supervision and Administration; Chapter III, Marine Ecological Protection; Chapter IV, Prevention and Control of Pollution Damage to the Marine Environment by Land-based Pollutants; Chapter V, Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution Damage to the Coastal Environment by Construction Projects; Chapter VI, Prevention and Control of Marine Engineering Construction Project Pollution and Damage to the Marine Environment; Chapter VII, Prevention and Control of Dumping Pollution in the Marine Environment; Chapter VIII, Prevention and Control of Marine and Related Activities Pollution Damage to the Marine Environment; Chapter IX, Law Responsibility; and Chapter X, Supplementary Provisions. The third chapter stipulates that marine nature reserves should be established in...

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