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Decree No. 59 of 2008 (IV. 29.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development laying down detailed rules of the action plan needed to protect waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources and on data supply and registration.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012 (2012)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Agricultural land Data collection/reporting Farming Irrigation Sustainable use Fertilizers/nutrients Groundwater Inland waters Pollution control Surface water Hazardous substances Waste disposal Waste non-domestic sources Effluent waste water/discharge Environmental standards Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
The consolidated text of the Decree entered into force on 11 January 2013.
Abstract

This Decree applies to all agricultural activities in nitrate sensitive areas and with regard to data supply and registration, also to companies and private persons keeping animals outside of nitrate sensitive areas, all except for private persons keeping animals for household needs. The rules contained in Articles 4-9 providing Good Agricultural Practices to be observed by farmers in nitrate sensitive areas is in fact the action plan. Article 10 contains rules on data supply and registration. A

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

Amended by

Decree No. 87 of 2012 (VIII. 27.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down animal health rules of internal movement of live animals.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Animal health, Animal welfare, Transport/storage, Inspection, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX