Functions & Powers


Pursuant to Section 5 of the Natural Resources and Environment Ordinance, 1993.

 

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To determine the mode and manner whereby the exploitation and utilization of the natural resources in the State will not damage, pollute or cause adverse impact to the environment;

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To determine and take necessary measures, including the issue of directive or order to any Environmental Authority or any other person to prevent, abate or stop the pollution of waters in the rivers or in water catchments areas;

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To control, stop, or prohibit the destruction of vegetation for the protection of natural resources, rivers and other environmental elements;

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To liaise with and make representation to the National Environmental Council or relevant Ministry at the Federal level to determine the standards for control of environment and the enforcement of relevant rules;

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To provides rules, guidelines and directions for the protection and enhancement of environment relating to land use, protection of sources of water supply, exploitation of aquatic life & plants in rivers and foreshores, and any other matters over which State exercise legislative authority or powers;

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To provides information and education to the public regarding the protection and enhancement of the environment; and

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To direct any Environmental Authority and any person to undertake environmental monitoring and auditing of any prescribed activities.

 

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