Legislation

The Environmental Protection Authority was established under the Environmental Protection Act 1986. The Act provides for the prevention, control and abatement of pollution and environmental harm, for the conservation, preservation, protection, enhancement and management of the environment and for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

The Office of the EPA administers and operates under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and the regulations under that Act.

Copies of the Act and regulations can be found at the State Law Publisher's website.

The State Law Publisher also offers a free notification service, where you can subscribe to be notified of reprints and amendments to our legislation.