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Environmental law, the Australian Government"s role, 13 and 14 December 1974

Seminar on Environmental Law, the Australian Government"s Role Australian National University, Canberra 1974.

Environmental law, the Australian Government"s role, 13 and 14 December 1974

papers and summary of discussions.

by Seminar on Environmental Law, the Australian Government"s Role Australian National University, Canberra 1974.

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Published by Australian Government Publishing Service in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- Australia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAustralia. Attorney General"s Dept., Australian National University. Faculty of Law.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4602797M
      ISBN 100642011303
      LC Control Number77365865

      He explains how governments have developed environmental policy, and the ongoing tensions between science, industry, the state, social movements, and electoral politics. In a clear, straightforward manner, he shows how to use the work of theorists Ulrich Beck, Michel Foucault and John Dryzek to analyse environmental by: 15 H P Lee, Emergency Powers (Law Book, ) – 16 See the discussion on the Executive Power of the Commonwealth and the response to Cyclone Tracy in , below. 17 Australian Constitution ss 51(vi), 61, ; Defence Act (Cth) Part Size: KB.

        Snapshot. The Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Directors' Liability) Act (NSW Directors Liability Act) was passed by the NSW Government, and will commence on 11 January The Act clarifies, and in many cases, significantly alters, the statutory responsibilities of individuals acting in a corporate capacity under NSW legislation, including numerous pieces of environmental protection Author: Jacinta Studdert. 72 Australian Journal of Environmental Law Vol 1(1) agreements in and , 2 and came into force on November 10 3 The Convention’s most important achievement was creating a new global supra-authority that was tasked with regulating the .

      History. Establishment: 16–38 IUCN was established on 5 October , in Fontainebleau, France, when representatives of governments and conservation organizations spurred by UNESCO signed a formal act constituting the International Union for the Protection of Nature (IUPN).The initiative to set up the new organisation came from UNESCO and especially from its first Director General, the Key people: Grethel Aguilar (Director General a.i.), . Notes. ¹ For example, the Townsville Zinc Refinery Act (Qld) is a special development Act which imposes a special zoning for one refinery. Acts like this are not considered here. ² See Chris McGrath, Does Environmental Law Work? (Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, ), Ch 3, pp


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