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Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Environment gen., Fisheries, Forestry, Cultivated plants, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
EIA Sustainable development Sustainable use
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Directive came into force on 21 July 2001 (the day of its publication on the Official Journal of the European Communities).
Abstract

The objective of this Directive is to provide for a high level of protection of the environment and to contribute to the integration of environmental considerations into the preparation and adoption of plans and programmes with a view to promoting sustainable development, by ensuring that, in accordance with this Directive, an environmental assessment is carried out of certain plans and programmes which are likely to have significant effects on the environment. Article 3 requires the prior perfo

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Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Act No. LIII of 1995 on the General Rules of Environmental Protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 2015 (1995)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordonnance relative à l'évaluation des incidences de certains plans et programmes sur l'environnement (1).

Legislation | Belgium | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Pollution control, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Strategic Environmental Assessment Regulations, 2005 (L.N. 418 of 2005).

Legislation | Malta | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 11 implementing European Community Directives 2001/42/EC, 2003/4/EC and 2003/78/EC on environmental and food safety matters.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: EIA, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Thüringen Environmental Impact Assessment Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Environmental planning, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on Environmental Impact Assessment.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 436 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Transboundary effects, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Environmental Assessment of Certain Plans and Programmes) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 435 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ley Nº 9/2006 - Evaluación de los efectos de determinados planes y programas en el medio ambiente.

Legislation | Spain | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Inspection, Ecosystem preservation, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Environmental standards, Waste management, Waste disposal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Loi relative à l'évaluation des incidences de certains plans et programmes sur l'environnement et à la participation du public dans l'élaboration des plans et des programmes relatifs à l'environnement (1).

Legislation | Belgium | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Institution, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 336 of 2006 to amend the Environment Protection Act in relation with the implementation of the Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2006

Keyword: EIA, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Environmental Impact Assessment.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2005

Keyword: Basic legislation, EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. 258 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Institution, Land-use planning, Drainage/land reclamation, Irrigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordonnance n° 2004-489 du 3 juin 2004 portant transposition de la directive 2001/42/CE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 27 juin 2001 relative à l'évaluation des incidences de certains plans et programmes sur l'environnement.

Legislation | France | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Environmental planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Survey/mapping

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004 (S.I. 1633 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Wales) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 1656 (W.170) of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Impact Assessment of Certain Plans or Programs Law, 2005 (Law No. 102(Ι)/2005).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2005

Keyword: EIA, Basic legislation, Environmental planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on providing information on the environment and environmental protection, public participation in environmental protection and on environmental impact assessment.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Basic legislation, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Transboundary effects

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bavarian Land Use Planning Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Basic legislation, Land-use planning, Policy/planning, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the environmental report and on the assessment of the effects of environmental plans.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2005

Keyword: EIA, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Strategic Environmental Assessment Regulations, 2010 (L.N. 497 of 2010).

Legislation | Malta | 2010

Keyword: EIA, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ley Nº 21/2013 - Ley de Evaluación Ambiental.

Legislation | Spain | 2013

Keyword: EIA, Inspection, Ecosystem preservation, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Environmental standards, Waste management, Waste disposal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Marine pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Protection of habitats, Energy conservation/energy production, Mining, Monitoring, Fertilizers/nutrients, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Clean development mechanism, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Burgenland Environment Assessment Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on providing information on the environment and environmental protection, public participation in environmental protection and on environmental impact assessment.

Legislation | Poland | 2013 (2008)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Transboundary effects, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on the strategic environmental assessment.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Environmental planning, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bavarian Land Use Planning Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Basic legislation, Land-use planning, Policy/planning, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 2 of 2005 (I. 11.) Korm. of the Government on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014 (2005)

Keyword: EIA, Transboundary effects, Monitoring, Environmental security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 653 on petroleum industry.

Legislation | Norway | 1997

Keyword: Oil, Natural gas, Exploration, Research, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Access-to-information, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental assessment of plans and programs (No. 1533 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 (2009) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Biosafety, Cultural heritage, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Biodiversity, Climate change

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ley Nº 5/2002 - Ley de Protección del Medio Ambiente en La Rioja.

Legislation | Spain | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Protected area, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental standards, Protection of habitats, Institution, EIA, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Joint Decree No. 107017 on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment in compliance with Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | Greece | 2006

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Environmental planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Soil Protection Implementation Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2009 (2002)

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Data collection/reporting, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance, Soil rehabilitation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Saarland Land Use Planning Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2007 (2002) | Repealed

Keyword: Land tenure, Pollution control, EIA, Land-use planning, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 201 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Transboundary effects, Land-use planning, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on the introduction of a strategic evaluation of the environment and implementation of the Directive 2001/42/EG.

Legislation | Germany | 2005

Keyword: EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Protection Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2015

Keyword: Basic legislation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species, Liability/compensation, Tourism, Protection of habitats, Biosphere reserves, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 (2005 asp 15).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005

Keyword: Basic legislation, EIA, Institution, Environmental planning, Land-use planning, Sustainable development, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 63 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Land-use planning, Transfer, EIA, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Federal Act amending the Radiation Protection Act.

Legislation | Austria | 2015

Keyword: Radiation, Inspection, Pollution control, Environmental security, Waste management, Enforcement/compliance, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Valčiukienė and Others v. Pakruojo rajono savivaldybė and Others

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Lithuania |

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, EIA

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Syllogos Ellinon Poleodomon kai Chorotakton v Ypourgos Perivallontos, Chorotaxias & Dimosion Ergon and Others.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Greece |

Keyword: EIA

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Department of the Environment v Seaport (NI) Ltd and others

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union |

Keyword: Institution, EIA, Environmental security

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Environnement Bruxelles and Others v Région Bruxelles Capitale.

Jurisprudence | International court | Belgium, European Union |

Keyword: Land-use planning, Environmental planning, EIA

Source: UNEP, InforMEA