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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 (2013)
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, European Union Countries, 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 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Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed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

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

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 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

Implemented by

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

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 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