EIA Compendium: Indonesia

Law and Regulations - Indonesia

2001
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GOVERNMENT REGULATION NUMBER 27/1999 CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS ASSESSMENT THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA, Considering :

a. that in the frame work of executing environment oriented development as a conscious and planned effort to manage resources wise in the context of sustainable development in order to promote living welfare and quality it is necessary to maintain the harmony in various businesses and/or activities;

b. that every business and/or activity basically gives rise to environment impacts which must be analyzed from the early stage of the planning do that measures to control the adverse impacts and the development of the favorable impacts may be prepared as early as possible;

c. that an environmental impacts assessment is needed in a process of making decisions on the execution of plans on business and/or activities with major and significant impacts on the environment;

d. that with the promulgation of Law No.23/1997 on environmental management, it is necessary to introduce adjustment to Government Regulation No.51/1993 on an environmental impacts assessment;

e. that on the basis of the matters referred to above, it is deemed necessary to stipulate a government regulationon the environmental impacts assessment;

In view of :

1. Article 5 sub-article (2) of the Constitution of 1945;

2. Law No. 23/1997 on environmental management (Statute Book No. 68/1997, Supplement to Statute Book No. 3699);

DECIDES:

To stipulate : THE GOVERNMENT REGULATION CONCERNING AN ENVIRONMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT