Waste Law & Legislation

The objectives of the Palestinian Environmental Law are:

  1. Protection of the environment against all forms and types of pollution;
  2. Protection of Public health and welfare;
  3. Insertion of the bases of environmental protection in social and economic development plans; and encouragement of sustainable development of vital resources in a manner that preserves the rights of future generations;
  4. Protection of bio-diversity and environmentally sensitive areas, as well as improvement of environmentally harmed areas;
  5. Encouragement of collection and publication of environment-related information to raise public awareness of environmental problems.

Find the Environmental Law as pdf here.

Find the Public Health Law as pdf here.