Decree-Law No. 26/2012 establishing the Environmental Basic Law East Timor 2012

Name of policy Decree-Law No. 26/2012 establishing the Environmental Basic Law East Timor 2012
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Adaptation
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • General
      Policy description Provides that the State should implement the necessary adaptation and mitigation measures to climate change to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere, their removal by sinks and the minimization of the negative effects of climate change impacts on biophysical systems.
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
      • Non-energy5
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2012
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/decree-law-no-262012-establishing-the-environmental-basic-law/
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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