Environmental Law
(1,820 words)

Part One: Laws Concerning Natural Resources

I. 2005 Natural Resource Management Characteristics: The “Sunshine” Policy

1. Executing authority “under the sun”. Beginning in 1998, requests to use land for mining and other purposes began to appear in Chinese courts. By 2005, 31 provinces and 1,604 cities had expanded court authority beyond simple administrative licensing procedures to include giving permission to use land r…

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Wang, Yibai, Song, Tan and Lü, Yanbin, “Environmental Law”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004156395_012>

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