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Decree on environmental considerations in agriculture (SFS 1998:915).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Environment gen., Cultivated plants, Water
Keyword
Farming Soil pollution/quality Pollution control Animal production Plant production Fertilizers/nutrients Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree, made under various provisions of the Environmental Code, lays down rules for the protection of the environment from agricultural activities (both cultivation and livestock production). The Decree applies provisions of the Code to agriculture. Farmland may be taken out of production. The Decree lists areas in which water must be protected from nitrates in accordance with Directive 91/676/EC" (sensitive areas"). The Board of Agriculture may make Regulations in this respect. various pr

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