III. EXISTING INSTITUTIONS AND MEASURES FOR INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS INTO DEVELOPMENT PLANNING AND DECISION-MAKING
D. Technical criteria, guidelines and standards
1. Environmental impact assessment
The specific Code of Practice on Environmental Protection spells out the responsibilities of professionals and promotes the amendment of relevant laws in order to lay down the relevant duties and authority of such professionals. They can then require contractors and developers using their services to follow their directives for further protection measures needed in resource development projects.