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19. Everyone has the right to an environment that is generally not harmful to his or her health or well-being and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through such laws as may be made under this Constitution including laws to—
(a)prevent pollution and ecological degradation;
(b)promote conservation; and
(c)secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.
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