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Act relative to procedures of environmental impact assessment of public plans and programmes (No. 200 of 2005).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
EIA Access-to-information Transboundary effects Public participation Water supply Sustainable development Management/conservation
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act provides rules for environmental impact assessment of public plans, projects and programmes. It concerns the decision-making process and promotes public participation such decision-making for sustainable development and access of the public to environment information. The Act, among other things, implements in Finland Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment. As a general rule,

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: EIA, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act to amend section 7 of the Act relative to procedures of environmental impact assessment of public plans and programmes (No. 277 of 2011).

Legislation | Finland | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Access-to-information, Marine pollution, Policy/planning, Waterworks, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act to amend the Act relative to procedures of environmental impact assessment of public plans and programmes (No. 253 of 2017).

Legislation | Finland | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Transboundary effects, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX