oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Regulating transboundary movement of hazardous waste: international developments and implications for South Africa

Volume 26, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



The potentially devastating consequences of uncontrolled waste disposal either to human health or ecological systems or both, have been graphically illustrated by a number of global and local incidents in the recent past. This article examines international law reactions to problems resulting from the transboundary movement of waste in the context of both Southern Africa and the African continent. But first some practical examples.

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