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Decree on area protection under the Environmental Code and related matters (1998:1252).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
1998 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Forestry, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protected area Marine area Forestry protection measures Water conservation zone Sustainable use Sustainable development Ecosystem preservation Protection of habitats Protection of environment
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Decree concerns the protection of specific types of areas under Chapter 7 of the Environmental Code. certain protection measures are taken under Chapter 12 of the Code. The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency shall have the national responsibility for area protection. However, the National Heritage Board shall have responsibility for cultural reserves, the Forest Board is the national responsible agency for biotope protection areas and the Maritime and Water Authority shall be the main a

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.riksdagen.se

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, GMO, Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX