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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 Basic legislation Flood
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, 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

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 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, Disasters, Coastal zone management, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Planning Act (No. 937 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1411 on Danish Nature Agency delegation of tasks and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution, Environmental audit, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1042 on cooperation between Denmark and Germany on the assessment and management of flood risk from rivers and lakes in international water district.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Transboundary effects, Flood, Monitoring, International agreement-implementation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending Nature Protection Act, the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 484 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Law on Natural and Environmental Appeal Board and various other Acts (No. 580 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Access-to-justice, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, the Planning Act and various other Acts (No. 1273 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-information, Access-to-justice

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Planning Law (No. 424 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Internal trade, Environmental planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature and Environmental Act and others.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, the Act on payment rules for wastewater utilities and the Act on the assessment and management of flood risk from rivers and lakes (No. 1149 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Flood, Data collection/reporting, Environmental planning, Water supply, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX