Course Brief

*International legislations *Fundamental legal principles *The local court system *Statutory  interpretation *A critical look at the OSH Act 2004 as amended-including a study of the provisions relating to young persons, duties of employers and employees, rights of employees to refuse to work, notification of accidents, health and safety, the OSH Authority, and the powers of inspectors. *A review of the Environmental Management Act 2000, with emphasis on the Environmental Commission, the Environmental Authority, designated activities requiring Certificates of Environmental Clearance and the application process for a certificate of environmental clearance. *The water pollution and noise pollution control rules *Other subordinate legislation to the EM Act 2000 *General principles in international environmental law