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Act on coastal protection (No. 78 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017 (1994)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Sea, Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Erosion Coastal zone management Management/conservation Inland waters Flood
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to protect national coasts to avoid flooding and degradation of land from the sea, fiords and other territorial sea areas. Coastal protection methods take into consideration the following: economic consideration, coastal protection measures of technical and environmental quality, coastal landscape conservation and restoration, recreational use of the coast, ensure the maintenance of existing access to the coast, and other issues of significant importance for coastal pr

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Order No. 1130 on dumping of occupied sea-bed material (dredging).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Marine pollution, Deep sea bed, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending Mining Code, Coastal Protection and Marine Strategy Acts (No. 178 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Continental shelf, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Management/conservation, Policy/planning, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX