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Decree-Law No. 75/2015 approving the Environmental License Regime, aiming to simplify the procedures of environmental licensing, regulating the issuing procedures for environmental title.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República, I Série, No. 90, 11 May 2015.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Waste management Waste prevention Authorization/permit Procedural matters Offences/penalties Environmental fees/charges EIA Monitoring Inspection
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree-Law enters into force on 1 June 2015.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, consisting of 7 Chapters and 1 Annex, approves the Environmental License Regime (LUA), aiming to simplify the procedures of environmental licensing, regulating the issuing procedures for environmental title (TUA). The Decree-Law establishes the requirements to be met in order to benefit from this environmental licensing and applies to the licensing and authorization procedures for projects and activities covered by specific legal licensing regimes and prior environmental controls. It is divided as follows: General provisions (I); Stakeholders (II); Accredited bodies (III); Procedural matters (IV); Environmental Fee (V); Inspection, monitoring and regime against offenses (VI); Final and transitional provisions (VII).

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.dre.pt

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