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The Legal Framework for Solid Waste Disposal and Management in Kwara State, Nigeria

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ABSTRACT

Solid waste such as garbage trash refuse slug and rubbish is disposed off or is required to be disposed off in accordance with national law. The study relies on primary and secondary sources of information. The primary sources include the Constitution, statutes and subsidiary legislation. The secondary sources of information include books, journals, conference proceedings, newspapers, magazines and internet materials. The information obtained from these sources is subjected to content and contextual analysis. The study examines the Kwara State Environmental Protection Agency Law, 1992 and other laws on waste disposal and management in Kwara State, Nigeria. The study also examines the regulations and the agency i.e. the Kwara State Environmental Protection Agency created by the law with a view to determine the inadequacies in the law.

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H. Ijaiya, "The Legal Framework for Solid Waste Disposal and Management in Kwara State, Nigeria," Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 4 No. 11, 2013, pp. 1240-1244. doi: 10.4236/jep.2013.411143.

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