Factsheet: Internal Regulation of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources IBAMA

Internal Regulation of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources IBAMA

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Internal Regulation of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis)
Description: 
This Order approves the internal Regulation of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) under the Ministry of Environment. This Regulation, consists of 9 Chapters and specifies composition, duties and competencies of aforementioned institution, entitled to: implement national policies related to federal environmental legislation, regulate the natural resources exploitation, issue environmental authorizations, carry out controls on environmental quality standards in order to manage and preserve the natural heritage for the sustainable use of natural resources. Order No. 341 implements Decree No. 6.099 approving the new structure of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) April 2007; This Order repeals Order No. 230 of 14 May 2002.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of renewable energy
Responsible Authority: 
Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento Mapa

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies stimulating domestic use of biomass => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011