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

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1979 (2003)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Birds Hunting/capture Endangered species Management/conservation Protection of habitats Hunting gear/hunting methods Protection of species
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This directive relates to the conservation of all species of naturally occurring birds in the wild state in the European territory of the Member States to which the Treaty applies. It covers the protection, management and control of these species and lays down rules for their exploitation. Member States shall take the requisite measures to maintain the population of the species referred to in article 1 at a level which corresponds in particular to ecological, scientific and cultural requirements

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Environment and Genetic Engineering Act (No. 9 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, GMO, Protection of habitats, Internal trade, Inspection, Research, Waste management, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 36 amending Regional Act No. 3 of 12 January 1994 implementing Act No. 157 of 11 February 1992

Legislation | Italy | 2002

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. No. 368 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Management/conservation, Protected area, Birds, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Ecosystem preservation, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 17 on the derogation regime provided for in article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protected Area Lainzer Tiergarten Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 2008

Keyword: Protected area, Zoning, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hunting and wildlife management Act (No.1617 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2015)

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Management/conservation, Seasons, Hunting/capture, Game, Birds, Wild fauna, Mammals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Surface water, Drainage/land reclamation, Inland waters, Water abstraction, Enforcement/compliance, Monitoring, Waterworks, Effluent waste water/discharge, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 31 implementing article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC concerning the protection of wild birds during the September 2002-January 2003 period.

Legislation | Italy | 2002

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Seasons, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on uniform criteria for the establishment of conservation measures relating to Special Conservation Zones and Special Protection Zones.

Legislation | Italy | 2007

Keyword: Management/conservation, Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation, Birds, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection and Management of Wild Birds and Game Law, 2003 (Law No. 152(Ι)/2003).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2003

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Basic legislation, Birds, Classification/declassification, Ecosystem preservation, Endangered species, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Hunting/capture, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Management/conservation, Protected area, Seasons, Trade in species, Wild fauna, Zoning, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Flora, Fauna and Natural Habitats Protection Regulations, 2006 (L.N. 311 of 2006).

Legislation | Malta | 2006

Keyword: Management/conservation, Biodiversity, International agreement-implementation, Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Ex-situ conservation, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Birds, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Hunting/capture, Alien species, Genetic resources, Policy/planning, Research, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 348 of 2006 (XII. 23.) Korm. of the Government on detailed rules of protection, keeping, exhibition and utilization of protected animal species.

Legislation | Hungary | 2006 (2013)

Keyword: Keeping of live animals, Animal welfare, Marking/identification, Authorization/permit, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Control on Mussel Fishing) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 347 of 2008).

Legislation | Ireland | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Molluscs, Offences/penalties, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, c.) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 1842 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine pollution, EIA, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Offences/penalties, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. LV. of 1996 on the protection, management and hunting of wildlife.

Legislation | Hungary | 1996 (2015)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of habitats, Access-to-information, Institution, Offences/penalties, Ranching/captive breeding, Hunting rights, Liability/compensation, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance on the establishment of the protected area “Eastern German Bay”.

Legislation | Germany | 2005 (2011) | Repealed

Keyword: Protected area, Birds, Marine area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order no. 1436 on regulation and restoration of rivers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Drainage/land reclamation, Inland waters, Irrigation, Surface water, Water abstraction, Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree specifying the wild game and hunting periods.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2004

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Seasons, Birds, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Wildlife Act, 1976) (Amendment) Regulations, 1985.

Legislation | Ireland | 1985

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the method of assessment of the status of surface water bodies, method of assessing the ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial bodies of surface water and the details on the program of the assessment of surface water.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 408 on the management of international environment protection areas and on the protection of certain species.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of habitats, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Mining, Urban land, Wetlands, Inland waters, Birds, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 54 implementing article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC concerning the protection of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2006

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 34 implementing article 9 of Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Migratory species, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Total allowable catch, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Protection Act (No. 1073 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2008)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Environmental standards, Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Authorization/permit, Biofuel, Coastal zone management, Management/conservation, Data collection/reporting, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, International agreement-implementation, Oil pollution, Organic waste, Pollution control, Transport/storage, Transboundary effects

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mining Code Act (No. 950 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Disasters, Pollution control, Basic legislation, Mining, Oil, Management/conservation, Exploration, Internal trade, Minerals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 57 implementing article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC concerning the protection of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 8 making provision on wildlife protection and regulating hunting in Campania.

Legislation | Italy | 1996

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Seasons, Wild fauna, Birds, Migratory species, Wildlife products, Authorization/permit, Institution, Non-governmental entity, Policy/planning, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Access-to-information, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 18 on the derogation regime referred to in Council Directive 79/409/EEC concerning the conservation of wild birds for the hunting season 2004-2005.

Legislation | Italy | 2004

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 35 implementing article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC concerning the protection of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 335 on the creation of Natura 2000 forest planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Forestry protection measures, Policy/planning, Ecosystem preservation, Protection forest, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Flood, Inland waters, Protection of habitats, Risk assessment/management, Surface water, Transboundary effects, Policy/planning, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1437 on the regulation of public water.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Drainage/land reclamation, Inland waters, Irrigation, Monitoring, Navigation, Surface water, Water conservation zone, Public water, Waste disposal, Waterworks, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sachsen-Anhalt Nature Protection Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 (2005) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Tourism, Biosphere reserves, Education, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Nature Conservation (No. 749 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 2004 (2007)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protection of habitats, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Cultural heritage, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Inland waters, Water conservation zone, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 60 on hunting and laying down provisions to protect wild fauna.

Legislation | Italy | 2007

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 416 on non-commercial navigation and other traffic on Guden stream with side streams and lakes from Tørring to Randers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Surface water, Inland waters, Navigation, Protected area, Management/conservation, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 304 amending Order on hunting season for certain mammals and birds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Mammals, Seasons, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Park Law “Lower Oder Valley”.

Legislation | Germany | 2006 (2013)

Keyword: Protected area, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Research, Tourism, Protection forest, Biosphere reserves, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Conservation Act (No. 933 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 15 on derogations referred to in Directive 79/409/EEC and amending Regional Act No. 8 of 15 February 1999: "Provisions in matter of wildlife protection and hunting".

Legislation | Italy | 2002

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1063 on Skarrehage Wildlife Sanctuary.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Wild fauna, Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, National parks, Protected area, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Danish subsoil exploitation Act, the Electricity Supply Act, the Coastal Protection Act, other harbor acts etc. (No. 548 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Management/conservation, Continental shelf

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Conservation Act (No. 1096 of 1996).

Legislation | Finland | 1996 (2011)

Keyword: Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Policy/planning, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on the Protection of Nature and the Landscape.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2004

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Hunting/capture, Protection of habitats, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon réglementant l'emploi des armes à feu et de leurs munitions en vue de l'exercice de la chasse, ainsi que certains procédés ou techniques de chasse.

Legislation | Belgium | 2005

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Close Season Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 1996 (2008)

Keyword: Seasons, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 6 on the setting up and management of the regional system of protected areas and Nature 2000 sites.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, GMO, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on protection of external area in Tøndermarsken (No. 928 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Basic legislation, Cultural heritage, Protected area, Sustainable development, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Conservation Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2004 (2013)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protected area, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Wildlife products, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1655/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Financial Instrument for the Environment (LIFE)

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Special fund, Environmental planning, Capacity building

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Act No. 157: provisions for the protection of wildlife and restrictions on hunting.

Legislation | Italy | 1992

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Management/conservation, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Wildlife products, Mammals, Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree of the Minister of the Environment and Territorial Protection: Guidelines for the management of Nature Sites 2000.

Legislation | Italy | 2002

Keyword: Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation, Policy/planning, Protected area, Zoning

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

Law No. I-301 on protected areas.

Legislation | Lithuania | 1993 (2015)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Protected area, Biodiversity, Monitoring, Cultural heritage, Classification/declassification, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ochre Act (No. 934 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Drainage/land reclamation, Waterworks, Inland waters, Subsidy/incentive, Protection of habitats, Genetic resources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 10 regulating the derogation regime provided for in article 9 of Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds and amending certain provisions in matter of nature protection, hunting and taxidermy

Legislation | Italy | 2003

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Wild flora, Hunting/capture, Molluscs, Amphibians, Wildlife products, Non-governmental entity, Seasons, Total allowable catch, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environment Protection Act, Act on Hunting Act, and other Acts (No. 508 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Mammals, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 7 implementing the derogation regime provided for in article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting authorization/permit, Total allowable catch, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 195 of 2005 amending the Flora and Fauna Act in relation with obligations arising from European legislation.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2005

Keyword: Biodiversity, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Policy/planning, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 221 supplementing Act No. 157 of 11 February 1992: provisions for the protection of wildlife and restrictions on hunting.

Legislation | Italy | 2002

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Protection Act (No. 929 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Protected area, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Management/conservation, Oil pollution, Waste non-domestic sources, Authorization/permit, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 3 on derogations laid down in Directive 79/409/EEC as regards bird hunting.

Legislation | Italy | 2007

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Natural habitats and birds) (Sea-fisheries) Regulations 2009 (S.I. 346 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Management/conservation, Protected area, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 1754 of 2001).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2001

Keyword: Marine pollution, Mining, Oil, EIA, Marine protected areas, Offences/penalties, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 834 regulating wildlife in Dragør and Tårnby Municipalities.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Protected area, Tourism, Wild fauna, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on protected animals of wild species.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2004

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1404 on hunting season for certain mammals and birds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Mammals, Seasons, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds) (the Murrough (Part of) Special Protection Area 004186) Regulations 2009 (S.I. 439 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act containing new rules relative to nature and lanscape protection (Nature Protection Act 1998).

Legislation | Netherlands | 1998 (2012)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protected area, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Policy/planning, Birds, Expropriation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Close Season – Exemption Ordinance 2010-2012.

Legislation | Austria | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Seasons, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 935 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water supply, Public water, Water quality standards, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 14 amending Regional Act No. 2 making provision in matter of wildlife protection and hunting.

Legislation | Italy | 2003

Keyword: Birds, Wild fauna, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Seasons, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Danish subsoil exploitation (No. 889 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 2002 (2007)

Keyword: Oil, Mining, Transport/storage, Continental shelf, Exploration, Basic legislation, Enforcement/compliance, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 2 on hunting and capture of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2007

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 275 of 2004 (X. 8.) of the Government on nature conservation areas of European Community importance.

Legislation | Hungary | 2004 (2013)

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, EIA, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 23 on the protection of wild fauna and hunting in Sardinia Region.

Legislation | Italy | 1998

Keyword: Management/conservation, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Inspection, Birds, Protected area, Institution, Policy/planning, Reptiles, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the management and conservation of Special Protection Zones (ZPS) and Special Conservation Zones (ZSC).

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: Protected area, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 204 Columba Palumbus, Anser Anser, Branta Leucopsis and Branta Canadensis in Dragør and Tårnby Municipalities.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Birds, Wild fauna, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of habitats, Seasons, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 140/99 on biodiversity protection.

Legislation | Portugal | 1999

Keyword: Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2017)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Fishery management and conservation, Aquaculture, Marine fisheries, Freshwater fishes, Non-commercial fishing, Data collection/reporting, Fishing gear/fishing method, Institution, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Contaminated Soil (No. 1427 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 (2009)

Keyword: Pollution control, Basic legislation, Soil rehabilitation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Urban land

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (No. 1757 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2001 (2006)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Cleaning agents/detergents, Effluent waste water/discharge, Emissions, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Protection of habitats, Soil pollution/quality, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Radiation, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Conservation Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2004 (2009)

Keyword: Protected area, Basic legislation, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Wildlife products, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Act (No. 122 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2004 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Ecosystem preservation, Research, Forest management/forest conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 280/94 approving EEC Council Directive No. 79/409 of 2 April (establishing protective measures for certain wild bird species).

Legislation | Portugal | 1994

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Endangered species, Protected area, Zoning, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation (Natural Habitats, c.) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 1843 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Marine pollution, EIA, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Offences/penalties, Protection of habitats, Birds, Alien species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Energinet.dk Act (No. 224 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2004 (2009) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Natural gas, Transport/storage, Ecosystem preservation, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 270 on release of game, hunting methods and hunting tools.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Protected area, Wild fauna, Birds, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Mammals, Education, Policy/planning, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats)(Restrictions on use of Poisoned Bait) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 481 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 417 on non-commercial navigation on Skive and Karup with side streams and lakes.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Surface water, Inland waters, Navigation, Protected area, Management/conservation, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 18 on the derogation regime referred to in article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC concerning the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2002

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 77 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Marine pollution, Mining, Oil, EIA, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Offences/penalties, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ley Nº 1/1992 - Ley relativa a la protección de la fauna silvestre migratoria.

Legislation | Spain | 1992

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Migratory species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1399 on monitoring of surface water, groundwater, protected areas and natural surveillance in international nature conservation areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Monitoring, Environmental audit, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Surface water, Groundwater, Standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 32 amending and supplementing Regional Act No. 14 of 17 May 1994 regarding wildlife protection and hunting.

Legislation | Italy | 2001

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Dangerous animal/harmful animal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hunting Act.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2009

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting authorization/permit, International trade, Seasons, Protected area, Institution, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1010 on firearms and ammunition allowed for hunting.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Authorization/permit, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Management Act No. 114.

Legislation | Denmark | 1993 (1997)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Management/conservation, Protected area, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Nature Conservation Act and some other acts.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 13 laying down the derogation regime provided for in article 9 of Council Directive 79/409/EEC of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: Birds, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Total allowable catch, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental approval for livestock (No. 1572 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Basic legislation, Animal health, Animal production, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Prime Minister's Decree establishing modalities for the implementation of article 9 of Directive No. 409/79/CEE, on the protection of wild birds.

Legislation | Italy | 1997

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Keeping of live animals, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hunting and wildlife management Act (No. 930 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Ecosystem preservation, Endangered species, Hunting authorization/permit, Management/conservation, Seasons, Hunting/capture, Game, Birds, Wild fauna, Rodents, Mammals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Hunting and Game Management (No. 114 of 1997).

Legislation | Denmark | 1993 (1997) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Game, Hunting authorization/permit, Mammals, Birds, Protection of habitats, Seasons, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 8 implementing Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds and Council Directive 92/43/EEC of on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora.

Legislation | Italy | 2007

Keyword: Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Ecosystem preservation, Wetlands, Birds, Policy/planning, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Shellfish (Specified Sea Area) (Prohibition of Fishing Methods) (Wales) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 607 (W. 81) of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Prohibited fishing area, Birds, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 56 making provision for the conservation and the protection of natural and seminatural habitats, flora and wildlife and laying down amendments to Regional Act No. 7 of 23 January 1998 and to Regional Act No. 49 of 11 April 1995.

Legislation | Italy | 2000

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Collecting/harvesting, Birds, EIA, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 901 on the preservation of certain animal and plant species, capture and trade of wildlife and care of injured wildlife.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Trade in species, Mammals, Birds, Insects, Wild fauna, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Reptiles, Internal trade, Wild flora, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on hunting and wildlife management (No. 747 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 1997 (2007) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Wild fauna, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Birds, Game, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Decree No. 366599 establishing measures for the management and conservation of wild birds, in compliance with Commission Directive 79/409/EEC.

Legislation | Greece | 1996

Keyword: Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 449 of 2007 amending the Flora and Fauna Act in relation with the regulation of non-selective means trapping and some other matters.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2007

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Marine mammals, Birds, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds) Regulations, 1985.

Legislation | Ireland | 1985

Keyword: Wild fauna, Birds, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation of Offshore Marine Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (S.I. 1013 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Marine pollution, EIA, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Offences/penalties, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental goals for water bodies and the conservation of internationally protected areas (No. 1756 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2003 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water conservation zone, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Monitoring, Processing/handling, Water quality standards, Surface water, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds, Crustaceans

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Directive 2008/102/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission.

Legislation | European Union | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v Ireland

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Ireland |

Keyword: Protected area, Wild fauna

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v. Republic of Malta

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Malta |

Keyword: Environmental standards, Birds, Animal welfare, Endangered species, Community wildlife management

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v. Republic of Austria

Jurisprudence | International court | Austria, European Union |

Keyword: Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds, EIA

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Criminal proceedings v. Godefridus Jozef van der Feesten

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Netherlands |

Keyword: Animal welfare, Environmental standards, Trade in species, Ecosystem preservation, Community wildlife management, Endangered species

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v. Portuguese Republic

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Portugal |

Keyword: Protected area, Wild fauna, Protected animal species, Birds

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

The Queen v. Secretary of State for the Environment ex parte Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Intervener: The Port of Sheerness Limited.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, United Kingdom |

Keyword: Birds, Animal welfare, Environmental standards, Wildlife products

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v. Republic of Finland

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Finland |

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture

Source: UNEP, InforMEA