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The Constitution of Mongolia (2001)

Chapter 2, Section II, Article 16:

“The citizens of Mongolia shall be guaranteed to exercise: (II) The right to a healthy and safe environment, and to be protected against environmental pollution and ecological imbalance.”

Chapter 1, Article 6(1):

“The land, its subsoil, forests, water, fauna and flora and other natural resources shall be subject to national sovereignty and State protection.”

Chapter 3, Part III, Article 38(2),(4):

“Carrying out the State laws and directing the economic, social and cultural development of the country, the Government shall exercise the following powers …To undertake measures on the protection of the environment and on the rational use and restoration of natural resources …”