Chapter 3 of Lesotho’s Constitution contains provisions for the protection of the environment. Section 36 reads: Lesotho shall adopt policies designed to protect and enhance the natural and cultural environment of Lesotho for the benefit of both present and future generations and shall endeavour to assure to all citizens a sound and safe environment adequate for their health and well-being.
December 2005: The Afghan cabinet approved legislation which confers legal power to govern and protect the environment. The Environment Act designates administrative roles at the national level and coordination among its 34 provinces, creating a framework for governing natural resource conservation and biodiversity, pollution control, and law enforcement.
Section 27 states Lesotho shall improve environmental and industrial hygiene. Domestic executive decision-making bodies include: