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19 July 2021 | dataset

PNG Administrative Boundaries

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.

Providing quality leadership through formulation, coordination and alignment of plans,
policies and strategies to National, Sector and Sub National Priorities


Data useful for SDG Reporting using DevInfo / PNGInfo.
National Statistics Office (NSO) are the Custodians of the Dataset

Data and Resource

PNG Administrative Boundaries

Province, District and LLG (Local Level…

Field Value
Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier 1c6e95df-c69f-419b-afec-0bc482d14f5e
License Public
[Open Data]
Author NSO
Contact Name Gerard P Natera
Contact Email [email protected]