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Act on Nature Conservation (No. 749 of 2007).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2004 (2007)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Protection of habitats Environmental planning Environmental standards Cultural heritage Ecosystem preservation Protected area Inland waters Water conservation zone Wild fauna Wild flora Birds
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 January 2008.
Abstract

The Act applies to the protection of nature, wild animals, plants, their habitats by improving and creating areas of important wildlife and cultural interests, and by providing public access for outdoor recreation purposes. Special regulations are set for lakes, rivers, moors, bogs, marshes, coastal swamps, freshwater marshes, grasslands, etc. Should any change of status for these be required, it will be on the premises of their size and capacity. The local council shall implement measures accor

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Act amending the Environment Protection Act, Act on Hunting Act, and other Acts (No. 508 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Mammals, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 658 on statement regarding environmental damage.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Disasters, Environmental audit, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Mining, Inland waters, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 901 on the preservation of certain animal and plant species, capture and trade of wildlife and care of injured wildlife.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Trade in species, Mammals, Birds, Insects, Wild fauna, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Reptiles, Internal trade, Wild flora, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Environment Protection Act, Act on Hunting Act, and other Acts (No. 508 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Mammals, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX