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Decree No. 4.297 ruling on Ecologic-Economical Zoning of Brazil.

Country/Territory
Brazil
Document type
Regulation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Zoning Ecological production/organic production Ecosystem preservation Access-to-information
Geographical area
Americas, South America
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the date of its publication.
Abstract

This Decree is composed of 22 articles and divided into five Chapters. It regulates article 9(II) of Law No. 6.938 of 31 August 1981, which established criteria for the Ecologic-Economical Zoning of Brazil (ZEE) as instrument of the National Policy of the Environment. The Decree regulates main objectives and principles, implementation criteria and contents of the ZEE. Particular attention is devoted to the use, collection, safeguard and publication of the data and information.

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.glin.gov

References - Legislation

Implements

Environmental Policy Act No. 6.938.

Legislation | Brazil | 1981 (2013)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, Environmental planning, Ecosystem preservation, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Decree No. 6.288 amending Decree No. 4.297 ruling on Ecologic-Economical Zoning of Brazil.

Legislation | Brazil | 2007

Keyword: Zoning, Ecological production/organic production, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 7.378 amending Decree No. 4.297 on Ecologic-Economical Zoning of Brazil.

Legislation | Brazil | 2010

Keyword: Zoning, Ecological production/organic production, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Forest management/forest conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX