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Environment 2010

The federal government enacts the complementing ordinances. The implementation of the federal statutes is for the most part the duty of the cantons, under the supervision of the federal authorities. The cantons enact the appropriate legislation. EU environmental regulations do not directly apply in Switzerland, as the country is not a member of the EU. However, Switzerland maintains extensive cooperative relations with the EU including with regard to the harmonisation of environmental legislation. Furthermore, it is a party to numerous international environmental conventions (see question 32).

Switzerland: Environment Legislation 2010

Switzerland: Environment Legislation 2010

Environment in Switzerland: 2009

The implementation of the federal statutes is for the most part the duty of the cantons, under the supervision of the federal authorities. The cantons enact the appropriate legislation.

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