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Brunei Natural Park Act (Act No. 161 of 1957)

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Reviewed under framework: No - insufficient evidence
Key findings: Insufficient evidence to review

This Act (last amended in 2009) makes provisions for the protection of the places of natural scenic beauty and also, through the promoted utilization thereof, at the contribution to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity as well as to the health, recreation and culture of the people.

In section 4, in article 37, the Act prohibits the dumping refuse and other filth or waste or leaving them as they are in such manners as give remarkably unpleasant feelings to those utilizing the National Park or Quasi-national Park concerned, and the Discharging polluted or waste water through the sewage disposal facilities into the lakes, marshes or swamps and wetlands designated by the Minister of the Environment or within a distance of one kilometer from there discharging the same through the sewage disposal facilities into the water or the channel running into the designated lakes marshes or swamps and wetlands etc. The primary driver for this policy was environmental and the Minister of the Environment is responsible for its implementation. There was insufficient evidence available to assess this policy at the time of the assessment.

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