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Act No. 100 of 2009 relating to the Management of Biological, Geological and Landscape Diversity (Nature Diversity Act).

Country/Territory
Norway
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Ecosystem preservation Polluter pays principle Precautionary principle Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes Land-use planning Fishery management and conservation Freshwater fishes Diadromous fish Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Basic legislation Biodiversity Management/conservation Protection of habitats Institution Policy/planning Protected area Access right National parks Marine protected areas Wild flora Wild fauna Genetic resources Protection forest Use restrictions Endangered species International agreement-implementation Offences/penalties Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act makes provision for the protection of biological, geological and landscape diversity and of ecosystems. The Act applies to Norwegian land territory, including river systems, and to Norwegian territorial waters. Chapter VII of the Act applies to Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The King may decide that other provisions also apply to Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Selected provisions of the Act apply to the EEZ and the continental shelf to the extent they are appropriate.

Full text
English/Norwegian
Website
www.regjeringen.no; www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Amends

Marine Living Resources Act.

Legislation | Norway | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing, Allocation/quota, Fishing gear/fishing method, Institution, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Landing, Offences/penalties, Genetic resources, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Marine mammals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 47 of 1992 relative to Salmonids and fresh-water fish and related matters.

Legislation | Norway | 1992 (2011)

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Institution, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Special fund, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Traditional rights/customary rights, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Fishing charge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Act (No. 38 of 1981).

Legislation | Norway | 1981

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting authorization/permit, Inspection, Institution, Seasons, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation No. 1398 on Jotunheimen National Park, Lom, Vågå, Vang, Luster and Årdal Municipalities, Oppland and Sogn/Fjordane.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: National parks, Protection of habitats, Mountain area, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations relating to alien organisms.

Legislation | Norway | 2015

Keyword: Stock enhancement/repopulation, Biosecurity, Biodiversity, International trade, Alien species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations relating to the protection of traditional knowledge associated with genetic material.

Legislation | Norway | 2016

Keyword: Genetic resources, Access and benefit sharing, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge, Indigenous peoples, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1525 on protection of endangered species.

Legislation | Norway | 2001

Keyword: Plant protection, Planting material/seeds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 236 on protection of Pulpit Rock Natural Reserve, Gjerdrum and Nittedal municipalities, Akershus.

Legislation | Norway | 2015

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 242 on management of Management of predatory wild animals.

Legislation | Norway | 2005

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Research, Birds, Management/conservation, Allocation/quota, Ranching/captive breeding, Endangered species, Seasons, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1086 on protection of Vaerne monastery landscape and habitat management of Klosterallee, Rygge municipality, Oestfold county.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Cultural heritage, Protected area, Plant protection, Management/conservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1109 on quality parameters for wild Atlantic salmon stocks (Salmo salar).

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Inspection, Diadromous fish, Fishery management and conservation, Biodiversity, Collecting/harvesting, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1536 on subsidy for measures for endangered species.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Endangered species, Subsidy/incentive, Management/conservation, Agricultural development, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Treaty | Multilateral | Rome |

Keyword: Access right, Community management, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Plant production, Enforcement/compliance, Plant protection, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Crops/grasses, Agricultural development, Registration, International relations/cooperation, Endangered species, Biodiversity, Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Sustainable use, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Protected area, Certification, Ex-situ conservation, Farming, Plant variety, Education, Recycling/reuse, Data collection/reporting, Food quality control/food safety, Access and benefit sharing, Hazardous substances, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Traditional rights/customary rights, Inventory, Pesticides, Genetic resources, Protected plant species, Hazardous waste, Research, Biotechnology, Management/conservation, Planting material/seeds

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001346)