Law on the Environment (Decree No. 233) of El Salvador (Spanish)

The present Law aims at developing the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic that refer to the protection, preservation and recovery of the environment; the use of natural resources to improve the quality of life of the present and future generations; as well as regulating public and private environment management and environmental protection as a basic obligation of the State, municipalities and inhabitants in general; and ensure the application of the international treaties and agreements El Salvador has entered into in this matter.

May 1998
Last reform
May 1998
Instrument type
Laws and regulations
Territorial scale
Sectorial topic