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Act on the assessment and management of flood risk from rivers and lakes (No. 950 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Land & soil, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Ecosystem preservation Environmental planning Flood Inland waters Protection of habitats Risk assessment/management Surface water Transboundary effects Policy/planning Wild fauna Wild flora
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
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 | 1992

Keyword: Protection of species, 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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | 1979

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, 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 | 2007

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

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, Protected area, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

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

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

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 973 on delegation of tasks and responsibilities to Nature Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

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 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, Protected area, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts (No. 86 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

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

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

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

Proposition Document 2013/1 LSF 62 for amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature and Environmental Act and others.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX