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Ley del Medio Ambiente

Environmental Law (Decree No. 233)



The purpose of this Law is to develop the Provisions of the Constitution of the Republic, which refer to the protection, conservation and recovery of the environment; the sustainable use of natural resources that allow improving the quality of life of present and future generations; as well as, regulate public and private environmental management and environmental protection as a basic obligation of the State, the Municipalities and the inhabitants in general; and ensure the application of the International Treaties or Agreements entered into by El Salvador in this matter.


El Salvador




South America

Issuer (type)

Legislative Assembly (Government)

Instrument type


Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


Text analysis

    • Moderate 0.68%
    • Low 0.02%
    • E focus: climate change, conservation, deforestation, degradation, emissions, energy, environment, environmental management, environmental policy, forests, hazardous substances, hazardous waste, land use, pollution, recycling, restoration, soil, solid waste, waste, water, wetlands, biodiversity
    • S focus: community involvement, diversity, human rights, compensation
    • G focus: audit
    • Agriculture, Arts, Finance, Management, Manufacturing, Public administration, Transportation