Decree No. 2013 - 1270 23 September 2013 Decree No. 2013-1270 23 September 2013 on the powers of the Minister of the environment and sustainable development.
The President of the Republic, pursuant to the Constitution;
Having regard to Decree No. 2013 - 1218 September 1, 2013 appointing the Prime Minister;
Having regard to Decree No. 2013 - 1223 of September 2, 2013 on the composition of the Government.
Having regard to Decree No. 2013-1225, 4 September 2013 on the distribution of the services of the State and control of public institutions, national companies and companies with public participation between the Presidency of the Republic, the Prime Minister's Office and ministries;
On the proposal of the Prime Minister.
Decrees: Article 1. -Under the authority of the Prime Minister, the Minister of the environment and sustainable development prepares and implements the policy defined by the head of State for environmental monitoring, pollution control and protection of nature, fauna and flora.
It is responsible, subject to devolved powers to local communities, the protection of the environment and, as such, it takes measures to prevent and combat pollution of any kind. It ensures that potentially polluting activities do not cause the quality of life of populations and the quality of the environment. It ensures the safety of potentially polluting facilities.
In the exercise of its powers relating to classified establishments, he leads the files statement, sign individual acts in connection with the ministries concerned.
He is responsible for the preservation of fauna and flora. It protects water courses against invasions of aquatic plants.
He has authority over national parks and other protected areas. It facilitates access to these spaces while ensuring them a high degree of protection.
It is responsible, in relation to local communities, the protection of marine flora and that of coasts and estuaries attacked by marine erosion.
It prepares and enforces laws and regulations on hunting. It ensures the protection of the endangered species. It ensures that the practice of hunting does not affect the survival of species and fight against poaching. In connection with the ministries concerned, it works to the development of ecotourism. He chairs the Board of Governors of hunting and fishing.
It has supported the fight against desertification and against Bush fires. It applies the protection and regeneration of soil policy.
It helps local communities to deal with the collection of waste and it ensures the treatment. It supports local authorities and associative movements environmental initiatives.
It has supported the development of environmental education.
It supports a mechanism monitoring and monitoring trends of changing climate and changing the State of the environment.
It are charged, in connection with local communities to promote the forest economy. It ensures rational use of forest potential. It ensures the implementation of a policy of reforestation. It ensures a rational exploitation of forests and other woodlands.
He represented Senegal in technical international meetings devoted to the protection of the environment, sustainable development, climate and biodiversity.
He participated in the implementation of the policy of conservation of water and soil by the realization of the artificial lakes and retention basins. In conjunction with the ministries of fishing and agriculture, it ensures the development of aquaculture.
S. 2. - the Prime Minister and the Minister of the environment and sustainable development are responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree which shall be published in the Official Journal.
Made in Dakar, September 23, 2013, by the President of the Republic, Macky SALL.
The Prime Minister Aminata TOURÉ