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Decree relative to environment impact assessment.

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
1998 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
EIA Environmental audit Environmental fees/charges Transboundary effects
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree concerns environment impact assessment and environmental audit as prescribed by Chapter 6 of the Environmental Code. The Decree applies to public planning and measures and private sector projects. It also provides for assessment of transboundary effects. The Nature Conservation Agency shall be the competent authority in Sweden for purposes of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context.

Full text
Swedish
Website
62.95.69.15

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2018)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Environmental Assessment Regulation (2017: 966).

Legislation | Sweden | 2017 (2018)

Keyword: EIA, Environmental audit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Transboundary effects, Public participation, Access-to-information, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX