Legal implications of environmental management on the private

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Date
2005
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University of Dar es Salaam
Abstract
The United Republic of Tanzania is a signatory to various international treaties and conventions relates to environmental management, it is aware of the relationship between economic development and exploitation of natural resources. Tanzania has a number of pieces of legislation pertaining to environmental conservation. The legislation addressing environmental management are intended to be enforced by different ministries addressing different sectoral issues. Each sector has its own structure for management of environment portfolios as a result it causes conflict in institutional and legal framework for environmental management. Another problem is inadequate private sector involvement in environmental matters Economic reforms in Tanzania include privatisation of the parastatal sector as a result the private sector has attained a leading role in the economy as the government continues to withdraw from commerce and ownership of industries to assume the role of a regulator and enforcer of laws and regulations. Consequently, private sector has also grown even greater and expanding very fast with economic reforms. There are pieces of legislation enacted for the purpose of encouraging private sector development and moreover these create institutions which has functions or duties among others to deal with industries. This study deals with the legal implications of environmental management on private sector enterprises, with a focus on the industrial sector. The main aim of this study is to make analysis of the law and practice in the management of the environment in Tanzania in relation to the growing private sector, focusing on industrial sector. The study is divided into five chapters. Chapter one deals with introductory remarks covering background and statement of the problem, objectives and significance of the study and definition of some selected terms in environmental management. Chapter two focuses on institutional issues affecting environmental management on private sector (industrial sub sector). Chapter three is an overview of international environmental law and its incorporation in Tanzania. Chapter four discuss environmental related legislation and private sector focusing on industry in Tanzania. And Chapter five draws conclusion.
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Available in printed form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF KF3775.T34 R34)
Keywords
Environmental law Tanzania, Environmental management, Industrial management, Tanzania
Citation
Rajab, R. H (2005) Legal implications of environmental management on the private.Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam.