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Acts, Ordinances, Rules and Regulations

Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 – Brief (PDF -90KB)
Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 – Full Text (PDF – 59.7KB)
National Environmental Quality Standards (Self-Monitoring and Reporting by Industries) Rules, 2001 (PDF – 18.9KB)
Self-Monitoring and Reporting by Industries Rules, 2001-Amended (PDF – 200KB)
National Environmental Quality Standards (Environmental Laboratories Certification) Regulations, 2000 (PDF – 35.1KB)
Draft Hazardous Waste And Hazardous Substances Rules, 2016 under section 13 & 14 of Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 (Doc – 1.90MB)
Draft Pakistan Environmental Protection Motor Vehicle Regulations 2016 under section 33 of Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 (Doc – 40KB)
Compound of Offences and Payment of Adminstrative Penalty Rules October 2015.docx

National Environmental Quality Standards

S.R.O. 549 (I)/2000 (PDF-115 KB)
S.R.O. 742 (I)/93 & S.R.O. 1023 (I)/95 (PDF-120 KB)
S. R.O. 1062(I)/2010 &  S.R.O. 1063(I)/2010 & S.R.O. 1064(I)/2010 (NEQS for Ambient Air, Drinking Water and Noise)
S.R.O 72(KE)/2009 (NEQS for Motor Vehicle Exhaust and Noise)
Environmental Samples Rules, 2001 (PDF – 30.7KB)
Provincial Sustainable Development Fund Board (Procedure) Rules, 2001 (PDF – 13.2KB)
The Pollution Charge for Industry (Calculation and Collection) Rules, 2001 (PDF – 41.5KB)
Environmental Tribunal rules, 1999 (PDF – 24.6KB)
Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Review of IEE/EIA) Regulations, 2000 (PDF – 43KB)
Provincial Sustainable Development Fund (Utilization) Rules, 2003 (PDF-131KB)
Hazardous Substances Rules, 2003 (Draft) (PDF-149KB)
Project Implementation And Resettlement Of Affected Persons Ordinance 2001 (Draft)(PDF-635KB)
Hospital Waste Management Rules, 2005. (PDF-104KB)
Guidelines for Disposal of CFLs Light Bulbs
Regulation Prohibiting Manufacture, Import, Sale And Use Of Non-Degradable Plastic Bags And Other Plastic Products 2013 (PDF-205KB)
Amendments in the Plastic products Regulation 2015 (PDF)

National Biosafety

Pakistan Biosafety Rules 2005 (PDF-105KB)
National Biosafety Guidelines (PDF-668KB)

Policies and Strategies

National Drinking Water Policy (PDF-145)
National Environment Policy (PDF-190KB)
National Resettlement Policy March,2002 (Draft) (PDF-236KB)
Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), National Operational Strategy (PDF-185KB)
National Sanitation Policy (PDF-188KB)
PCAP (PDF-184KB)

Pakistan Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Procedures

EIA Guidelines & Overview (PDF-76 KB)
EIA Graphics Overview (PDF-148 KB)
Front Sheet (PDF-45 KB)
Policies & Procedures for review & approval (PDF-206 KB)
Guidelines for preparation and review of Environmental Report (PDF-393 KB)
Guidelines for Public Consultation (PDF-209 KB)
Guidelines for Sensitive & Critical Areas (PDF-312 KB)
Pakistan Environmental Legislation & Environmental Quality Standards (PDF-110 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Major thermal Power Stations (PDF-213 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Major Chemical & Manufacturing Plants (PDF-222 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Housing States & New Town Development. (PDF-199 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Industrial States (PDF-192 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Major Roads Guidelines (PDF-202 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Sewage Schemes (PDF-208 KB)
Sectorial guidelines for Environmental Reports, Oil & Gas Exploration and Production (PDF-173 KB)Guidelines for Environmental Reports – Wind Power Projects (Draft)  (PDF-200KB)
Guidelines for Using Tire Derived Fuel (TDF) in Pakistan Cement Industry (PDF-101 KB)Guidelines for using Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) in Pakistan Cement Industry (PDF-103 KB) 

Self Monitoring & Reporting (SMART) Procedure

Brief on Self Monitoring & Reporting Procedure (PDF-62 KB)
Self Monitoring & Reporting (SMART) Registration Form (PDF-95 KB)
Note: Please Download the form which can be filled on screen as well as manually, print  and then send the filled SMART Registration form to the contacts provided on bottom of the form.

Environmental Guidelines and Checklists by KPK-EPA

Brick Kiln Units (PDF-96KB)
Construction or Expansion of Bus Terminal (PDF-59KB)
Carpet Manufacturing Units (PDF-59KB)
Canal Cleaning (PDF-58KB)
Flour Mill (PDF-60KB)
Forest Harvesting Operations (PDF-101KB)
Forest Road Constructions (PDF-91KB)
Housing Schemes (PDF-66KB)
Marble Units (PDF-59KB)
Petrol and CNG Stations (PDF-59KB)
Poultry Farms (PDF-54KB)
Rural Schools and Basic Health Units (PDF-55KB)
Sanitation Schemes (PDF-79KB)
Sound Plantation (PDF-51KB)
Stone Crushing Units (PDF-127KB)
Tourist Facilities in Ecologically Sensitive Areas (PDF-90KB)
Tube-well Construction for Agriculture and Irrigation Purposes (PDF-57KB)
Urban Areas Road Construction (PDF-48KB)
Watercourses Construction and Lining (PDF-29KB)
Water Reservoirs in Arid Zones (PDF-63KB)
Water Supply Schemes (PDF-49KB)
Solid Waste Management (Draft) (PDF-1.7MB)

Environmental Guidelines and Checklists by Balochistan-EPA

Dairy Farms and Slaughter Houses (PDF-100KB)

Draft Sectoral Guidelines and Upstream Petroleum Sector-Onshore

Download Volume-1 (PDF-1.68MB)
Download Volume-2 (PDF-833KB)

Financial Assistant to NGO’s

Guidelines for Financial Assistance (PDF-151KB)
Project Proposal Form (MSWord-158KB)

National Directories

National Directory of Environmental Consulting Firms.(PDF-260KB)
National Directory of Institutions Offering Specialized Programs on Environment in Pakistan (PDF-221 KB)