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Act on Water Planning (No. 126 of 2017).

Country
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Environmental planning Groundwater Surface water Protected area Ecosystem preservation Policy/planning Water shortage/drought Flood
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Act shall enter into force the day after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to establish a framework for the protection and management of surface and groundwater through the monitoring of protected areas, and is regulated by the The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark for its implementation. The scope of the Act is to prevent further deterioration and to protect aquatic ecosystems to promote sustainable water use based on long-term protection of available water resources; it aims to enhance the protection of aquatic environment through

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental quality standards in the field of water policy, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directives 82/176/EEC, 83/513/EEC, 84/156/EEC, 84/491/EEC, 86/280/EEC and amending Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Marine pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Marine pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 119 on water catchments and main water districts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Inland waters, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 973 on delegation of tasks and responsibilities to Nature Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 121 on water council and cooperation between local governments on proposals for action programs supplements to water supply measures.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Waterworks, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Policy/planning, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 120 on delegation of authorities and powers of Danish Nature Agency under the Act on Water Planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Water supply, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1398 establishing environmental objectives for rivers, lakes, transitional waters, coastal waters and groundwater.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Classification/declassification, Standards, Inspection, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1401 on the content of river basin management planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Surface water, Groundwater, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Standards, Sustainable development, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1399 on monitoring of surface water, groundwater, protected areas and natural surveillance in international nature conservation areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Monitoring, Environmental audit, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Surface water, Groundwater, Standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1400 on (water) basis analysis.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Surface water, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Classification/declassification, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX