Enforcement

This Fact Sheet gives an overview of the authorities that can issue orders and penalties relating to breaches of environmental laws.

It identifies the courts in which state and national environmental laws can be enforced, the civil remedies and criminal sanctions that each court can order and how costs can be awarded in each court.

The Fact Sheet will be useful for people who are concerned about, or have been harmed by, breaches of environmental laws.

Other Fact Sheets that you may find useful: Air, Water and Noise Pollution, Land and Environment Court

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