The Legal Challenges in Environmental Protection and Accountability: A Study in Saudi Law

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https://doi.org/10.24857/rgsa.v18n9-060

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Legal Challenges, Environmental Responsibility, Environmental Protection, Environmental Damages

Abstract

Objective: The research delves into legal challenges regarding environmental protection and accountability in Saudi Arabia, aiming to understand the governing legal frameworks and practical implementation hurdles. It seeks to identify steps to improve the effectiveness of environmental law and enhance protection and accountability.

 

Theoretical Framework: The theoretical framework of this research is based on the concept of legal liability in environmental protection and its fundamentais role in any legal system. The study also discusses the relationship between the effectiveness of the legal system and its feasibility.

 

Method: The research adopts a descriptive-analytical approach, by describing and analyzing the actual reality of the legal challenges in the field of environmental protection and accountability. The study relies on a range of primary and secondary sources, as well as scholarly publications.

 

Results and Discussion: Saudi's environmental strategy prioritizes sustainable development and preserving resources for future generations. Laws enforce environmental responsibilities and promote sustainable practices, aiming to reduce pollution and ensure accountability. This underscores the vital role of environmental protection laws in achieving sustainability and safeguarding the environment.

 

Research Implications: Enhancing awareness of the importance of legal responsibility in environmental protection is crucial, as it supports efforts to update environmental laws and enhance international cooperation in the environmental field.

 

Originality/Value: This research offers a comprehensive analysis of legal responsibility in Saudi Arabia's environmental protection, addressing challenges in law implementation and suggesting practical recommendations for updating laws and enhancing international cooperation.

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2024-04-30

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Badran , D. M. I., Alammari, K. S., & Abdelhady, M. A. (2024). The Legal Challenges in Environmental Protection and Accountability: A Study in Saudi Law. Revista De Gestão Social E Ambiental, 18(9), e6536. https://doi.org/10.24857/rgsa.v18n9-060

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