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Decree No. 27 of 2006 (II. 7.) Korm of the Government on the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Data collection/reporting Effluent waste water/discharge Zoning Sustainable use Access-to-information Farming Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Inland waters Groundwater Monitoring Pollution control Surface water Freshwater resources management Public participation
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
The consolidated version of the Decree entered into force on 1 September 2013.
Abstract

The purpose of this Decree is to protect waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources and to reduce the level of already existing pollution caused by nitrates. This Decree applies to those engaged in agriculture and to those activities affecting surface and underground waters. Article 4 provides for the designation of nitrate vulnerable zones and they must be reviewed once in four years. Article 5 contains a list of principal nitrate vulnerable zones. Agricultural activi

Full text
Hungarian
Website
njt.hu

References - Legislation

Implements

Act No. LIII of 1995 on the General Rules of Environmental Protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 1995 (2015)

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Institution, Access-to-information, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Special fund, Basic legislation, Offences/penalties, Waste management, Radiation, Noise pollution, Ecosystem preservation, Precautionary principle, Liability/compensation, Education, Research, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Pollution control, Polluter pays principle, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-justice, Governance, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Decree No. 41 of 1997 (V. 28.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture publishing the Animal Health Regulation.

Legislation | Hungary | 1997 (2014)

Keyword: Poultry products, Milk/dairy products, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Meat, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Pests/diseases, MRL-maximum residue limit, Data collection/reporting, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Transport/storage, Apiculture/sericulture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX