Abstract: The inland water is very precious to every single creature in this world especially to the consumer of the inland water resources. Therefore, it is very vital to take extra care to all of the environmental components which includes the inland water. A good environmental management will ensure the inland water is maintained properly as well as a good protection to the consumer in consuming the inland water. A good environmental management derives from the concept of sustainability. Therefore, this study will examine the used the Environmental Quality Act, 1974 and consumer protection on inland water resources in relation to the sustainability from Malaysian legal perspectives, identify actions and cases which deal with sustainable development from Malaysian legal perspectives and lastly, discussing the regulatory framework as a means for sustainability.
Muhammad Rizal Razman, Sakina Shaik Ahmad Yusoff, Shamsuddin Suhor, Rahmah Ismail, Azimon Abdul Aziz and Kartini Aboo Talib Khalid, 2011. Environmental Quality Act and Consumer Protection on Inland Water Resources Towards Sustainablity. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 6: 179-183.