EIA Compendium: Pakistan

Law and Regulations - Pakistan

2000
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1. Short title and commencement.-- (1) These regulations may be called the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency Review of Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2000.
(2) They shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions.-- (1) In these regulations, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,--
(a) "Act" means the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 (XXXIV of 1997);
(b) "Director-General" means the Director-General of the Federal Agency;
(c) "EIA" means an environmental impact assessment as defined in clause (xi) section 2 of the Act, 1997;
(d) "IEE" means an initial environmental examination as defined in clause (xxiv) section 2 of the Act, 1997;
(e) "Schedule" means a schedule to these regulations; and
(f) "Section" means a section of the Act, 1997.
(2) All other words and expressions used in these regulations but not defined herein shall have the same meanings as are assigned to them in the Act.