Law, Regulations and EIA: China

Year enacted
2002
Number of pages
15

Article 1. This Law is formulated in order to implement the strategy of sustainable development, prevent the adverse impact on environment brought about by the implementation of plans and construction projects, and promote the harmonized development of economy, society and environment.

Article 2. The environment impact assessment claimed in This Law refers to the method and system of conducting analysis, forecast and evaluation of the possible environment impact brought about by the implementation of plans and construction projects, putting forward the strategy and measures to prevent or reduce the adverse impact on environment, and carrying out follow-up monitoring.