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Decree (2011: 619) concerning flood risk (2009: 956).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Waterworks Disasters Flood EIA Policy/planning Risk assessment/management
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The provisions of this Decree aim at reducing adverse consequences of floods for human health, the environment, cultural heritage and economic activity. Works carried out under this Decree shall, to the extent possible, be coordinated with work carried out according to the Decree (2004: 660) on the management of the quality of the aquatic environment. The Decree requires preliminary flood risk assessments to be carried out, flood hazard maps to be drafted and flood risk areas to be identified. D

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.riksdagen.se

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, GMO, Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX