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Act on water-courses (No. 927 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Surface water Drainage/land reclamation Inland waters Water abstraction Enforcement/compliance Monitoring Waterworks Effluent waste water/discharge Environmental standards
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 October 2009.
Abstract

This Act applies to the use of water which can have the function of drainage, particularly surface water and waste-water, including ditches, canals, pipelines and drains, and lakes, ponds and other similar inland waters. Watercourses are classified as private and public and private landowners are allowed to lower the groundwater level on their property, in order to ensure proper drainage to existing streams. Maintenance of private and public watercourses shall be regulated by the Minister of Env

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Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed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 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

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

Council Directive 97/62/EC adapting to technical and scientific progress Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora.

Legislation | European Union | 1997

Keyword: Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Wild flora, Mammals, Molluscs, Reptiles, Amphibians, Crustaceans, Insects

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1022 on assessment criteria for municipal projects regarding watercourse restauration.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Aquaculture, Waterworks, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Subsidy/incentive, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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. 89 relative to financing wastewater utilities of municipal and private projects on surface water/streams.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Subsidy/incentive, Waterworks, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 462 on supervision of buffer strips along streams and lakes.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Groundwater, Inland waters, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 765 on transitional planning arrangements for buffer water-courses along some rivers and lakes for the 2010-2015 period.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Land-use planning, Policy/planning, Agricultural development, Inland waters, Waterworks, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 381 on the classification and registration of watercourses.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Nature Protection Act, Planning Act, Act on watercourses and various other laws (No. 553 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Waterworks

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

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 Nature and Environmental Act and others.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on payment rules for wastewater utilities and the Act on water-courses (No. 61 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Surface water, Subsidy/incentive, Water supply, Internal trade

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