Federal Law No. (24) for Protection and Development of the Environment, 1999

United Arab Emirates Current 1999

Federal Law No 24 of 1999, for the Protection and Development of the Environment, provides the legislative framework for environmental regulation within the UAE. It among others provides for environmental impacts assessments (IEAs) for project development and environmental monitoring (including measurement and reporting of relevant data to the Federal Environment Agency).

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations

Issuer type

Environment

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners