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Mtavangu, Vicent Bartholomew (2024) 'The Efficacy of Administrative Orders and Sanctions in Regulating Corporate Environmental Crimes in Mining Areas in Tanzania.' Law, Environment and Development Journal, 20 (1). 033-052.

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Administrative orders and sanctions take a lion’s share among the environmental regulatory techniques in the Tanzanian mining areas. They are preferred by environmental enforcement agencies to regulate corporate environmental crimes, among others because they are administered at low cost. Despite such prevalence, most of the mining companies, even those that were previously served with environmental administrative orders and sanctions, have never stopped committing environmental crimes. Thus, this paper argues that environmental administrative measures do not have a deterrent effect against mining companies that largely commit environmental crimes. As such, they should be amalgamated with the civil and criminal modes of enforcement for effective regulation of corporate environmental crimes in mining areas.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: School Research Centres > Law, Environment and Development Centre
ISSN: 17465893
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Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2024 13:18

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