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Passing of Uganda’s National Environment Bill

By November 17, 2018 No Comments

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/

Related link: http://www.nema.go.ug/