Law 4/1994, has a greater role with respect to all governmental sectors as a whole. The law has been designated as the highest coordinating body in the field of the environment that will formulate the general policy and prepare the necessary plans for the protection and promotion of the environment. It will also, follow-up the implementation of such plans with competent administrative authorities.
The laws and regulations covering the governmental sector that can be grouped according to the pollutant emissions from various activities.
The original text of the Act is in Arabic, and it is the one authorized official version.
The English translation can, therefore, only be considered as an aid to information dissemination.
Some provisions of the Executive Regulation of Law 4 were amended by Prime Minister's Decree No. 1741 of 2005, and Decree No. 1095 of 2011, and Decree No. 964 of 2015.
Some provisions of Law 4 were amended by Law 9/2009, and Law 105/2015.
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Ministry of Environment
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
30 Misr Helwan El-Zyrae Road, Maadi,
Phone: (202) 25256452
Fax: (202) 25256490