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Legislative measures in protecting the environment for future project developments

Che Pa, Mariana (2017) Legislative measures in protecting the environment for future project developments. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment.


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As we know that climate change was mother of all environmental problems. Current environmental issues in Malaysia are pollution problems beginning from traditional industries, water pollution problems, air pollution problems, waste problems and other environmental problems such as deforestation, soil erosion, species endangering, and a raft of other problems of the natural environment and ecosystem because of construction activities. This project report was prepared in an attempt to highlight research point for consideration by contractors and sub-contractors in the construction industry upon completion of construction projects. The aim of this study was to determine what the level of legislation in protecting the environment in Malaysia and the common issues relating to the environment in Malaysia. This study aimed to identify the opinion from related environmental practices whether the environmental legislation in Malaysia is sufficient to protect the earth and to determine the solution for improvement of environmental legislation in Malaysia. This topic was researched with concentration on Malaysian case laws and is supported with overseas case law related to the environmental legislation. Particular consideration and references are given to the journals and legislations. There are almost 3,500 result including journals, case laws, legislation and act was cited in Lexis Nexis Malaysia by using keywords: environment, legislation, emission, carbon emission, noise, oil pollution, air pollution, environmental legislation and legislative. However, there are only three (3) cases relates to this project report topic. This research concludes that the level of legislative measures in Malaysia is good compared to other countries.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Pengurusan Kontrak Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2017; Supervisor : Dr. Norazam Othman
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:78778
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:17 Sep 2018 04:12
Last Modified:17 Sep 2018 04:12

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