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Client Charter

“Environmental Conservation – Our Shared Responsibility”

“We are aware, sensitive and will continuously review all legal provisions, regulations, orders, standards, procedures and our work culture so as not to jeopardize or bring about adverse effects on sustainable development; we shall always endeavor to bring into effect all possible improvements to achieve the objectives of VISION 2020 through the client charter as follows:”

Project Planning Approval

  • Decision on application for Written Permission to construct Prescribed Premises (Scheduled Wastes) to be issued within 3 weeks.
  • Decision on application for installation of fuel burning equipment and air pollution control equipment to be issued within 3 weeks.
  • Decision on a complete Preliminary EIA report to be issued within 5 weeks.
  • Decision on a complete Detailed EIA report to be issued within 12 weeks.
  • Decision on application for Site Suitability Assessment on siting of new factory to be issued within 2 weeks.

Issuing of Licenses/Approvals

  • Decision on application for new license to operate scheduled wastes off-site recovery facility to be issued within2 weeks.
  • Decision on application for license renewal to operate scheduled wastes off-site recovery facility to be issued on the-spot for walk-in applicant or within 1 week for application submitted by post.
  • Decision on application to export schedule waste to be issued waste within 3 days upon receiving consent from the importing country and transit countries.
  • Decision on application to import scheduled waste to be issued within 3 weeks.
  • Decision on application for import and export of chemicals controlled under the Rotterdam Convention will be issued within 4 weeks.
  • Decision on application for special management of scheduled waste to be issued within 4 weeks.
  • Decision on application for new license to operate raw natural rubber factory to be issued within 2 weeks.
  • Decision on application for license renewal to operate raw natural rubber factory to be issued on-the-spot for walk-in applicant and within 1 week for application submitted by post.
  • Decision on application for new license to operate crude palm oil mill to be issued within 2 weeks.
  • Decision on application for license renewal to operate crude palm oil mill to be issued on-the-spot for walk-in applicant and within 1 week for application submitted by post.
  • Decision on type approval applications for motorcycles, motor vehicles powered by petrol and diesel to be issued within 4 weeks.

Enforcement

  • All enforcement activities under the Environmental Quality Act, 1974 to be continuously upgraded and strengthened to ensure maximum compliance and enforcement carried out in a strict, fair and just manner.
  • Every compound to be issued “on-the-spot” or within 1 week.
  • All court cases to be submitted to the Deputy Public Prosecutor within 6 months from the date of investigation or the date the offense was committed.

Public Complaints

  • All complaint cases to be channeled to DOE state offices or related agencies for investigation within the same day upon receipt of the complaint.
  • Acknowledgment of receipt of complaints to be issued within the same day.Feedback will be given to the complainant on the status of complaint within 14 days upon receipt of the complaint.
  • All environmental related complaint cases to be addressed as soon as possible and solved between 3 to 30days.
  • Environmental related emergency such as oil spill at sea and scheduled wastes dumping to be channeled on-the-spot to DOE state or branch offices and the Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Center (oil spill only).

Public Relations

  • All visitors to be attended promptly or within 5 minutes with utmost respect and courtesy.
  • All appointments shall be kept on time. Appointments that are delayed or needed to be re-scheduled to be informed and DOE publication materials made available to visitors while waiting.
  • Information on air, water and marine quality to be provided within 2 weeks upon receipt of applications.

Financial Management

  • All revenue collection to be attended immediately and receipt to be issued on-the-spot.
  • Payment of bills to be made within 14 days.
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January 19, 2017 @ 12:13 pm

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