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Act No. LIII of 2009 publishing the Protocol adopted on 21 May 2003 in Kiev, on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Act No. LIII of 2009 publishing the Protocol adopted on 21 May 2003 in Kiev, on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, and related to the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters, 1998.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Access-to-information International agreement-text Pollution control Public participation Governance
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Abstract

The objective of this Protocol is to enhance public access to information through the establishment of coherent, integrated, nationwide pollutant release and transfer registers (PRTRs) in accordance with the provisions of this Protocol, which could facilitate public participation in environmental decision-making as well as contribute to the prevention and reduction of pollution of the environment.The Act contains the text of the Protocol in English and in Hungarian.

Full text
Hungarian

Other references

Implements treaty

Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers to the Convention on Access to Information, Public-Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Treaty | Multilateral | Kiev |

Keyword: Access-to-justice, Access-to-information, Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Hazardous substances, Education, Effluent waste water/discharge, Registration, Dispute settlement, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Public participation, Capacity building, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001370)