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Act on providing information on the environment and environmental protection, public participation in environmental protection and on environmental impact assessment.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Access-to-information Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Environmental planning Transboundary effects EIA Sustainable development
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 15 November 2008.
Abstract

This Act lays down: (1) rules of proceedings in the cases concerning making information on environment and its protection available, assessment of impact on the environment and transboundary impact on the environment; (2) rules of public participation in environmental protection; (3) administration organs competent at matters specified in point 1. Everybody has the right to access to information on the environment and its protection on conditions laid down in this Act. Everybody has also the rig

Full text
Polish
Website
isip.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-justice, Governance, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: EIA, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2003/4/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on public access to environmental information and repealing Council Directive 90/313/EEC

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Governance, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-justice, Basic legislation

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

Directive 2008/1/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning integrated pollution prevention and control.

Legislation | European Union | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Basic legislation, Soil pollution/quality, Hazardous substances, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Treaty | Multilateral | Aarhus |

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Education, Access-to-information, Public participation, Dispute settlement

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001276)