Environment Protection and Management Law of the Republic of Liberia

An Act to establish a legal framework for the sustainable development, management and
protection of the environment by the Environment Protection Agency in partnership with
regulated Ministries and organizations and in a close and responsive relationship with the
people of Liberia; and to provide high quality information and advice on the state of the
environment and for matters connected therewith.

WHEREAS Article 9 of Chapter II of the 1986 Constitution of Liberia also encourages bilateral and regional co-operation and Liberian is party of treaty law and is a member of international and regional organizations for the attainment of the global protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable use of natural resources;

AND WHEREAS it is acknowledged that Liberia’s biodiversity plays a crucial role in
maintaining global ecological cycles;

AND WHEREAS it is desirable to provide a legal framework for the protection and management
of Liberia’s environment, its cooperation with other countries and membership in relevant
international organizations;