Mondaq Asia Pacific: Environment
Clayton Utz
Once the bills have received royal assent, the carbon tax repeal and most other provisions take effect from 1 July 2014.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Guideline proposes new contamination notification triggers for the identification of asbestos and vapour intrusion.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
In an extraordinary day in Federal Parliament, the Government failed to pass the carbon price repeal legislation.
Clayton Utz
The Senate has rejected bills to repeal the Clean Energy Act 2011, centrepiece of the Australian carbon price scheme.
Davis Wright Tremaine
The National People's Congress passed the Amendment to the Chinese Environmental Protection Law on April 24, 2014.
King & Wood Mallesons
The PRC Government has approved changes to the Environment Protection Law in China, for the first time in 25 years.
Jones Day
As a "green" start to the new year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China ("MEP") announced on January 2 the introduction of a credit rating scheme ("Scheme") that will measure a company's environmental protection efforts according to a designated standard.
Mayer Brown JSM
The appeal turned on the true meaning of "cause" (or causing) in s.77(2) of the APCO.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Air Pollution Control (Marine Light Diesel) Regulation was gazetted on 17 January 2014. Subject to the approval of the Legislative Council, the Regulation will take effect on 1 April 2014.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our legal update titled, "Air Pollution Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Ban on the Use, Supply, Import and Transhipment of Asbestos or Asbestos Containing Material" dated 3 October 2013, we advised that the said Bill was published in the Gazette on 27 September 2013 and would be introduced into the Legislative Council in October 2013.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our legal update titled, "Bill Seeks to Enhance Regulatory Regime Governing the Disposal of Construction Waste on Private Land" dated 15 July 2013, we advised that the Waste Disposal Bill 2013 was introduced into the Legislative Council for scrutiny on 26 June 2013.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 7 January 2014 the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government (FSTB), in conjunction with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Insurance Authority (IA), issued a first stage consultation regarding the introduction of a resolution regime for financial institutions in Hong Kong (the "Consultation").
Saxe Law Office
In May 2010, Australia launched legal proceedings against Japan in the International Court of Justice.
Duncan Cotterill
A record-breaking fine for dumping contaminated earthquake waste in Christchurch is the outcome of a District Court ruling.
Duncan Cotterill
The third round of Resource Management Act amendments, which included an overhaul of core principles, is now on hold.
Duncan Cotterill
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The Senate has rejected bills to repeal the Clean Energy Act 2011, centrepiece of the Australian carbon price scheme.
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