The Legal, Policy, and Institutional Frameworks Governing Marine Plastics in South Africa

Year of Publication

2020

This report presents on South Africa's national background, international obligations, relevant institutions and processes, specific legal policy frameworks, and the gaps and challenges that exist when examining the issues surrounding marine plastic pollution.

Source:

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Author(s):

Geography:

South Africa

Type:

Scoping Study

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Policy

This report presents on South Africa's national background, international obligations, relevant institutions and processes, specific legal policy frameworks, and the gaps and challenges that exist when examining the issues surrounding marine plastic pollution. It provides an in-depth analysis of the regulatory tools to identify gaps and facilitate the exchange of best practices.