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Decree relative to environmental control (SFS 2011:13).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Forestry, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Pollution control Institution Inspection Aquaculture Biotechnology Genetically modified organism (GMO) Forestry protection measures Forest management/forest conservation Monitoring Sustainable development Management/conservation Protected area
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree, based principally on Chapter 26 of the Environmental Code, provides for the development and functioning of public control mechanisms for purposes of environment protection. Operative control authorities shall plan their objectives and develop their capacities as for control and supervision. The Decree also defines the application sphere of control objectives for municipal and district authorities and other public bodies. This includes, among other things, wildlife protection and national parks, animal protection, water resources protection, biotechnology, fish culture and use of genetically modified organisms, biotopic, and marine research.

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

Implemented by

Ordinance on mining waste (SFS 2013:319).

Legislation | Sweden | 2008 (2013)

Keyword: Mining, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance (2013:254) on the use of organic solvents.

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Pollution control, Monitoring, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance (2013:252) on large incineration plants.

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Environmental standards, Pollution control, Inspection, Waste management, Authorization/permit, Emissions, Standards, Protection of environment, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (2013:253) on waste combustion.

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste management, Groundwater, Soil pollution/quality, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Monitoring, Surface water, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Ordinance (2013:322) amending the environmental inspection Ordinance (2011:13).

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Institution, Inspection, Hazards, Hazardous substances, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX