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Hamburg Environment Information Law.

Country
Germany
Territorial subdivision
Hamburg
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016 (2005)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Law on access to environment information.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Data collection/reporting Environmental fees/charges Pollution control Access-to-information Enforcement/compliance
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Law implements the Directive 2003/4/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on public access to environmental information and repealing Council Directive 90/313/EEC. The purpose of the present Law is to establish a legal framework to allow a free public access to environmental information incumbent on certain entities due to provide them. Furthermore, such entities shall also provide to disseminate such information. Everybody has the right to free access to environmental information without being obliged to show a legal standing. The text consist of 4 articles as follows: Purpose and sphere of application (1); Legal protection against private information entities (2); Costs of private information entities (3); Transitional provisions (4).

Full text
German
Website
www.hamburg.de

References - Legislation

Implements

Environment Information Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2001 (1994) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Environmental fees/charges, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2003/4/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on public access to environmental information and repealing Council Directive 90/313/EEC

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Governance, Access-to-justice, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX