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Act on Danish subsoil exploitation ((No. 526 of 2002).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1995 (2002)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Basic legislation Oil Mining Transport/storage Continental shelf Exploration Internal trade Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act sets rules on the appropriate use and exploitation of the Danish subsoil and its natural resources. This includes the use of underground storage or any purpose other than the extraction of raw materials; scientific studies of the subsurface; and the Danish continental shelf area. The Act applies to prospecting, exploration and extraction of raw materials on subsoil which has not been subject to private economic exploitation in Denmark prior to 23 February 1932.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions for granting and using authorizations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Oil, Exploration, Mining, Continental shelf, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 1985 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Act on Danish subsoil exploitation ((No. 1230 of 2003).

Legislation | Denmark | 2003

Keyword: Oil, Contract/agreement, Exploration, Enforcement/compliance, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Danish subsoil exploitation Act, the Electricity Supply Act, the Coastal Protection Act, other harbor acts etc. (No. 548 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Management/conservation, Continental shelf

Source: FAO, FAOLEX