The bill passed on Wednesday by Parliament seeks to repeal the National Environment Act Cap.153 and replace it with a law that conforms to existing Government policies and other relevant laws.
In the new amendment, corporate companies that litter plastic waste will pay a penalty of 10 million shillings.
For pollution and emission of the environment, one could face up to 15 years of imprisonment or pay 1 million shillings.
Please follow this link for more details: https://www.independent.co.ug/parliament-passes-national-environment-bill/
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