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Act amending the Nature Protection Act, Planning Act, Act on watercourses and various other laws (No. 553 of 2011).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Waterworks
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 15 July 2011. Article 6 shall enter into force after 1 August.
Abstract

This Order makes amendments in regard to establishment, maintenance and conservation of water courses.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

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 (2014)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater resources management, Freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Environmental Act (No. 119 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2003 (2017)

Keyword: Water conservation zone, Inland waters, Monitoring, Agricultural development, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protected area, Groundwater, Surface water, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (LBK No. 5 of 2023).

Legislation | Denmark | 1991 (2023)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protection of environment, Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Environmental standards, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Standards, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Waste management, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Hazardous substances, Business/industry/corporations, Surface water, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sustainable use, Groundwater, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Planning Act (No. 1157 of 2020).

Legislation | Denmark | 1991 (2020)

Keyword: Environmental planning, Protection of habitats, Policy/planning, Basic legislation, Coastal zone management, Urban land, Internal trade, Zoning, Expropriation, Land-use planning, Freshwater resources management, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Conservation Act (No. 1392 of 2022).

Legislation | Denmark | 1992 (2022)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation, Cultural heritage, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Water conservation zone, Sustainable development, Basic legislation, Protected area, Protection forest, Protection of species, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Wetlands, Management/conservation, Trade in species, International relations/cooperation, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 125 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 1978 (2017)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Environmental planning, Inland waters, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control, Policy/planning, Basic legislation, Potable water, Water quality standards, Water supply, Water abstraction, Expropriation, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act (No. 6 of 2023).

Legislation | Denmark | 1993 (2023)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Pesticides, Cleaning agents/detergents, Environmental standards, Basic legislation, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Watercourses (LBK no. 1217 of 2019).

Legislation | Denmark | 1982 (2019)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Surface water, Drainage/land reclamation, Inland waters, Water abstraction, Enforcement/compliance, Monitoring, Waterworks, Effluent waste water/discharge, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX