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[03PacRimLPolyJS089] The Environmental Laws and Policies of Taiwan: A Comparative Law Perspective

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dc.contributor.author Tang, Dennis Te-Chung
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-23T19:20:34Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-23T19:20:34Z
dc.date.issued 1993-12
dc.identifier.citation 3 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. S-89 (1993) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1066-8632
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773.1/966
dc.description.abstract Dennis Te-Chung Tang is Associate Research Fellow & Director of Law Division, Institute for Social Sciences and Philosophy, Academia Sinica; Associate Professor of Law, Sun Yat-sen Graduate Institute, National Taiwan University (NTU); LL.B., NTU, 1978; LL.M., NTU, 1981; LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1984; S.J.D., Tulane Law School, 1989. Abstract This Article discusses the development of environmental regulation and preservation in Taiwan in light of United States environmental law. The Article begins with a discussion of how few measures have been enacted to protect the Taiwanese environment. It then illuminates some of the problems with the Taiwanese environmental regulations that do exist. According to the author, some of these problems include: ambiguous and conflicting goals enunciated in the legislation; political pressures on the authorities influencing environmental policies; poor enforcement mechanisms; a legislative bias in favor of regulating new sources of pollution and against enforcing regulations in the case of old sources; and little or no litigation over environmental laws. The author next points out the weaknesses in Taiwan's policy of selective enforcement and its ineffective use of economic instruments to control pollution. The author concludes this Article with some suggestions of how Taiwan could improve its environmental regulation efforts. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Seattle: Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, University of Washington School of Law en_US
dc.subject Article en_US
dc.subject Environmental Law in Taiwan en_US
dc.title [03PacRimLPolyJS089] The Environmental Laws and Policies of Taiwan: A Comparative Law Perspective en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright 1993 by Pacific Rim Law & Policy Association en_US


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