Governance – Ecuador

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AGRICULTURE

Law Name (Eng)Law Name (Orig.)Government InstitutionYear
Law of Water Resources and UseLey de Recursos Hídricos, Usos y Aprovechamiento del AguaSecretary of Water2014
Agricultural Development LawLey De Desarrollo AgrarioMinistry of Agriculture and Livestock2004
Organic Law on Food SovereigntyLey Organica Del Regimen De Soberania AlimentariaVarious2009
Organic Code of Territorial OrganizationCodigo Organico De Organizacion Territorial, COOTADVarious2010
Fisheries and Fisheries Development LawLey De Pesca Y Desarrollo PesqueroMinistry of External Commerce2005

 

ENERGY & MINING

Law Name (Eng)Law Name (Orig.)Government InstitutionYear
Environmental Regulation for Hydrocarbons OperationsReglamento Ambiental De Actividades HidrocarburiferasMinistry of Hydrocarbons2001
Environmental Regulation for Electric ActivitiesReglamento Ambiental para Actividades EléctricasMinistry of Hydrocarbons2001
Environmental Regulation for Mining ActivitiesReglamento Ambiental para actividades MinerasMinistry of Hydrocarbons2009
Hydrocarbons LawLey de HidrocarburosMinistry of Hydrocarbons2013
Mining LawLey de MineriaMinistry of Hydrocarbons2009
Mining Law RegulationsReglamento General A La Ley De MineriaMinistry of Hydrocarbons2009
Declaration of High Priority for the Electricity SectorDeclaratoria De Alta Prioridad Para El Sector EléctricoMinistry of Electricity and Renewable Energy2010
Classification of Electricity Transmission Lines that Require Environmental Impact AssessmentsClasificación De Las Líneas De Transporte De Energía Eléctrica Que Requieren Estudios De Impacto AmbientalMinistry of Electricity and Renewable Energy2006
Environmental Licensing of Hydrocarbons ActivitiesLicenciamiento Ambiental De Actividades HidrocarburiferasMinistry of Hydrocarbons2009

 

FORESTRY

Law Name (Eng)Law Name (Orig.)Government InstitutionYear
Forestry and Protected Areas Law and RegulationsLey Forestal y de Áreas Naturales Protegidas y sus reglamentosMinistry of the Environment2004

 

GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL

Law Name (Eng)Law Name (Orig.)Government InstitutionYear
Environmental Management LawLey de Gestion AmbientalMinistry of the Environment2004
Law of Prevention and Control of Environmental ContaminationLey de Prevención y Control de la Contaminación Ambiental2004
Unified Text on Secondary Environmental LegislationTexto Unificado de Legislación Ambiental SecundariaMinistry of the Environment2003
National Constitution of EcuadorCONSTITUCION POLITICA DE ECUADORVarious2008
Regulation on the Common Regime on Access to Genetic ResourcesReglamento Al Regimen Comun Sobre Acceso A Los Recursos GeneticosVarious2011
Integral Organico Código Penal (COIP)Codigo Organico Integral Penal (COIP)Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Services, 2014
National Plan for Living Well 2013 - 2017Plan Nacional Del Buen Vivir 2013 - 2017Various2013
Environmental Standards for the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution For the infrastructure Sectors: Electrical, Telecommunications and Transport (Ports and Airports)Normas Técnicas Ambientales Para La Prevención Y Control De La Contaminación Ambiental Para Los Sectores De Infraestructura: Eléctrico, Telecomunicaciones Y Transporte (Puertos Y Aeropuertos)Ministry of the Environment2007

 

INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS & TERRITORIES

Law Name (Eng)Law Name (Orig.)Government InstitutionYear
Regulations for the Implementation of Mechanisms for Social ParticipationReglamento De Aplicación De Los Mecanismos De Participación SocialMinistry of the Environment2008
Organic Law of Citizen ParticipationLey Organica De Participacion CiudadanaVarious2010

 

PROTECTED AREAS

Law Name (Eng)Law Name (Orig.)Government InstitutionYear
Forestry and Protected Areas Law and RegulationsLey Forestal y de Áreas Naturales Protegidas y sus reglamentosMinistry of the Environment2004
Law for the Preservation of Reserve Areas and National ParksLey Para La Preservacion De Zonas De Reserva Y Parques NacionalesMinistry of the Environment2004

 

GOVERNMENT INSTITUTION LINKS

Secretary of Water

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

Ministry of External Commerce

Ministry of Hydrocarbons

Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy

Ministry of the Environment

Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Services


 


REFERENCES

http://www.tecnologiaslimpias.cl/ecuador/ecuador_leyesamb.html
http://www.calidadambiental.com.ec/web/que-hacemos/base-legal.html
http://dspace.ucuenca.edu.ec/bitstream/123456789/2956/1/td4392.pdf