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

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
1999
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Birds Endangered species Wild flora Biodiversity Protection of habitats Offences/penalties Protection of species Basic legislation
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Southern Europe
Abstract

This Decree-Law approves Council Directive No. 79/409/CEE on protected birds species, amended by: Commission Directive No. 91/244/CEE, Council Directive No. 94/24/CE and Commission Directive No. 97/49/CE. The aim of this Decree-Law is the preservation of the national biodiversity, through the protection of wildlife natural habitats and local biodiversity. It consists of 27 articles and 6 annexes establishing prohibited activity to be performed within protected areas. Illegal activity will be pun

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References - Legislation

Implements

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 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Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed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

Repeals

Decree-Law No. 75/91 establishing protective measures for certain national bird species.

Legislation | Portugal | 1991 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1226-GE/2000 prohibiting hunting activity within the protected area of Tago's River estuary.

Legislation | Portugal | 2000

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Legislative Decree No. 18/2002/A adapting into the Autonomous Region of Azores Decree-Law No. 140/99 on protected wildlife.

Legislation | Portugal | 2002

Keyword: Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Decree No. 14/2004/A regulating the Azores’ Special Protection Zones (ZPE).

Legislation | Portugal | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Plant protection, Protection forest, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds, Ecosystem preservation, Zoning, Classification/declassification, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 384-B/99 creating Special Protected Zones (ZPE).

Legislation | Portugal | 1999

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 46/2000 establishing new protective measures for the Natural Park of Sintra-Cascais.

Legislation | Portugal | 2000

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulamentary Decree No. 18/2008 on the Special Protection Area “Torre de Bolsa”.

Legislation | Portugal | 2008

Keyword: Protected area, Management/conservation, Policy/planning, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 45/2014 including Aveiro Water stream in the National List of Protected Areas.

Legislation | Portugal | 2014

Keyword: Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Zoning, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Legislative Decree No. 5/2006/M on the conservation of wild birds, natural habitats and wild fauna and flora.

Legislation | Portugal | 2006

Keyword: Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Offences/penalties, Protected area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 121/2017 implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and adapting it to the amendments to Regulations (EC) No. 338/97 and No. 865/2006.

Legislation | Portugal | 2017

Keyword: Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, International agreement-implementation, Trade in species, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Decree-Law No. 156-A/2013 amending Decree-Law No. 140/99 on biodiversity protection.

Legislation | Portugal | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX