A Review and Recognition of Legal Aspects of Noise Pollution

Document Type : Original Articles


Department Of Environmental Law, Environmental Science Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University


Noise levels are increasing around the world, especially in the industrial societies. The noise pollution was an important environmental problem So for controlling and combat the noise pollution adopted some rules regulations and international attempt by states. This article attempts to explain the most important legal aspects of noise pollution. so in the first section we discuss about affects and legal definitions of noise pollution and in another sections we review Iranian and France legislations relating to control of noise pollution, finally refer to international law attempts in this scope such as intentional organizations documents and procedure.