Nhằm quy định các chế tài tương thích với những quy định tại Luật Bảo vệ môi trường 2020, Nghị định 08/2022/NĐ-CP và Nghị định 06/2022/NĐ-CP, Chính phủ đã ban hành Nghị định 45/2022/NĐ-CP quy định về xử phạt vi phạm hành chính trong lĩnh vực bảo vệ môi trường, có hiệu lực từ ngày 25/08/2022.
In order to provide the penalties compatible with the provisions of the Law on Environmental Protection 2020, Decree 08/2022/ND-CP and Decree 06/2022/ND-CP, the Government has issued Decree 45/2022/ND-CP on penalties for administrative violations in the field of environmental protection, taking effective from August 25, 2022.
On May 21, 2021, the Government issued Decree 54/2021/ND-CP on preliminary environmental impact assessment to replace Article 12 of Decree 40/2020/ND-CP. This Decree came into force from the date of signing.
After more than 5 years of implementation, besides the contributions in creating positive changes in environmental protection, the LEP 2014 has also revealed deficiencies, shortcomings and overlaps with other legal provisions, etc. To overcome the limitations of LEP 2014 and generate new mechanisms in environmental protection, the LEP 2020 was approved by the National Assembly on November 17, 2020. This article analyzes some new points of the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 that can directly impact businesses.