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Act on the assessment and management of flood risk from rivers and lakes (No. 1505 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Transboundary effects Policy/planning Flood Disasters
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 January 2010.
Abstract

This Act provides definitions and framework for the assessment and management of flood risks from watercourse and lakes with the aim to reducing risks in vulnerable areas. For each water-district a planning project is initiated by the municipal authorities, under supervision of the Ministry of Environment.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment and management of flood risks.

Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Flood, Hazards, Coastal zone management, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Cultural heritage, Basin/catchment/watershed, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1992 (2013)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Planning Act (No. 1157 of 2020).

Legislation | Denmark | 1991 (2020)

Keyword: Environmental planning, Protection of habitats, Policy/planning, Basic legislation, Coastal zone management, Urban land, Internal trade, Zoning, Expropriation, Land-use planning, Freshwater resources management, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX