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There is a major gap between the rapidly growing number of countries that have enacted framework environmental laws, and the lack of effective implementation and enforcement of these laws. 

The report sets out seven different models – including environment ministries, environment agencies, variations on the parliamentary commissioner model, and one example of an effort to combine the parliamentary commissioner role with substantive enforcement powers proposed in the UK – and analyses the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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