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Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Birds Management/conservation Endangered species Hunting/capture Protection of species
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Directive aims at the conservation of all species of naturally occurring birds in the wild state in the territory of the Member States. These provisions aim at the protection, management and control of these species and govern their exploitation. These rules cover not only birds, but also their eggs, nests and habitats.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (River Suck Callows Special Protection Area 004097)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 397 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Wexford Harbour and Slobs Special Protection Area 004076)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 194 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Institution, EIA, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Classification/declassification, Marine protected areas, Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Ballintemple and Ballygilgan Special Protection Area 004234)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 463 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Coastal zone management, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Wetlands, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (River Boyne and River Blackwater Special Protection Area 004232)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 462 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland fisheries, Protected fishing area, Aquaculture, Well sinking/boreholes, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Corrib Special Protection Area 004042)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 455 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland fisheries, Protected fishing area, Aquaculture, Well sinking/boreholes, Water abstraction, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Ree Special Protection Area 004064)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 456 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland fisheries, Protected fishing area, Aquaculture, Well sinking/boreholes, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Carlingford Lough Special Protection Area 004078)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 464 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland fisheries, Protected fishing area, Aquaculture, Well sinking/boreholes, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 216 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Protected area, Birds, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Malahide Estuary Special Protection Area 004025)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 285 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Tramore Back Strand Special Protection Area 004027)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 286 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Derravaragh Special Protection Area 004043)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 287 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Foyle Special Protection Area 004087)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 341 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Carra Special Protection Area 004051)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 340 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Croan Turlough Special Protection Area 004139)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 292 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Sheelin Special Protection Area 004065)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 290 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Arrow Special Protection Area 004050)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 289 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Gara Special Protection Area 004048)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 288 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Ballysadare Bay Special Protection Area 004129)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 291 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Seasons, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (The Murrough Special Protection Area 004186)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 298 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Donegal Bay Special Protection Area 004151)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 295 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Courtmacsherry Bay Special Protection Area 004219)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 296 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Cahore Marshes Special Protection Area 004143)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 293 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Durnesh Lough Special Protection Area 004145)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 294 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Illaunnanoon Special Protection Area 004221)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 297 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 625 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Coastal zone management, EIA, Management/conservation, Protected area, Birds, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 259 on Wildlife Damages.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine mammals, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Management/conservation, Ecosystem preservation, Birds, Mammals, Rodents, Seasons, Hunting authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Act (No. 119 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2003 (2017)

Keyword: Water conservation zone, Inland waters, Monitoring, Agricultural development, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protected area, Groundwater, Surface water, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Killala Bay/Moy Estuary Special Protection Area 004036)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 522 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (The Raven Special Protection Area 004019)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 533 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Inishmurray Special Protection Area 004068)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 534 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Cummeen Strand Special Protection Area 004035)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 376 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bird Protection Area Ordinance Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Legislation | Germany | 2011 (2014)

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protected area, Enforcement/compliance, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Rockabill Special Protection Area 004014)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 94 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Alien species, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 14 of 2010 (V. 11.) of the Ministry of Environment and Water Management on parcels of land interested by nature conservation areas of European Community importance.

Legislation | Hungary | 2010 (2012)

Keyword: Protected area, Data collection/reporting, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bird Reserve Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Protected area, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Legislative Decree No. 15/2012/A implementing Directive 2009/147/EC and Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament on protected wildlife within the Autonomous Region of Azores.

Legislation | Portugal | 2012

Keyword: Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Protected area, Protection of species, Wetlands

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 330 on the preservation of certain animal and plant species, and care of injured wildlife.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Mammals, Birds, Insects, Reptiles, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Wild flora, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Nature Conservation Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Ecosystem preservation, Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree amending the Decree implementing some provisions of the Act on the protection of nature and landscapes.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2011

Keyword: Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Wild fauna, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Burgenland Starling Expulsion Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 2013

Keyword: Viticulture/oenological practices, Pests/diseases, Liability/compensation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (No. 1189 of 2016).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Environmental standards, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Decree No. 414985 establishing measures for the management and conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | Greece | 1985

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Birds, Hunting/capture, Ecosystem preservation, Endangered species, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Seasons, Use restrictions, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 155 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Tacumshin Lake Special Protection Area 004092)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 178 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Water abstraction, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Slieve Bloom Mountains Special Protection Area 004160)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 184 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Mountain area, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Slyne Head to Ardmore Point Islands Special Protection Area 004159)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 177 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Coastal zone management, Drainage/land reclamation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Howth Head Coast Special Protection Area 004113)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 185 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Alien species, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Slieve Aughty Mountains Special Protection Area 004168)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 83 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Inland waters, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Middle Shannon Callows Special Protection Area 004096)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 41 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Wetlands, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Corofin Wetlands Special Protection Area 004220)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 117 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Wetlands, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Drumcliff Bay Special Protection Area 004013)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 40 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Prohibited fishing area, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Mask Special Protection Area 004062)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 84 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Magharee Islands Special Protection Area 004125)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 139 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (River Nanny Estuary and Shore SPA 004158)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 140 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the information to be transmitted to the European Commission by the Regions as regards research and interventions concerning the protection and management of birds, pursuant to article 1 of Directive 2009/147/EC.

Legislation | Italy | 2012

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 1927 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Coastal zone management, EIA, Management/conservation, Protected area, Birds, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, c.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 1928 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Institution, Monitoring, Birds, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (River Nore Special Protection Area 004233)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 193 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Forestry protection measures, Timber extraction/logging, Inland waters, Drainage/land reclamation, Waterworks, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Blackwater Callows Special Protection Area 004094)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 191 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Drainage/land reclamation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (High Island, Inishshark and Davillaun Special Protection Area 004144)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 192 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hessen Nature Protection Implementing Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2010 (2013)

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Policy/planning, Enforcement/compliance, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Mid-Waterford Coast Special Protection Area 004193)) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 558 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Promotion of Renewable Energy (No. 122 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2015)

Keyword: Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Hydropower generation, Internal trade, Renewable energy, Subsidy/incentive, Climate change, Basic legislation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté royal relatif à la procédure de désignation et de gestion des zones marines protégées.

Legislation | Belgium | 2016

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Navigation, Authorization/permit, EIA, Protected area, Inspection, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 946 on the creation of Natura 2000 forest planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Forestry protection measures, Policy/planning, Ecosystem preservation, Protection forest, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 944 on municipal council Natura2000 planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

Keyword: Environmental planning, Protection of habitats, Water supply, Policy/planning, Inland waters, Local government, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE34002 - "Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Bomal et Hamoir".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE34016 - "Fagnes de Samrée et de Tailles".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE32003 "Pays des Collines".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE34001 - "Vallée et affluents du Néblon".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE32020 - "Vallée de la Princesse".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE35008 - "Vallée du Burnot".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE 32004 "Vallée de la Rhosnes".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (West Donegal Coast Special Protection Area 004150)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 389 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Kilcolman Bog Special Protection Area 004095)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 386 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Sheskinmore Lough Special Protection Area 004090)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 388 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Sheep's Head to Toe Head Special Protection Area 004156)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 387 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Control of Recreational Activities) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 293 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (South Dublin Bay and River Tolka Estuary Special Protection Area 004024)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 212 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (North Bull Island Special Protection Area 004006)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 211 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Ballyteigue Burrow Special Protection Area 004020)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 383 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Dovegrove Callows Special Protection Area 004137)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 384 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Kerry Head Special Protection Area 004189)) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 385 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Sea-fisheries) Regulations 2013 (S.I. 290 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 125 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2017)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Environmental planning, Inland waters, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control, Basic legislation, Potable water, Public water, Water quality standards, Water supply, Water abstraction, Expropriation, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 71 of 2015 (III.30.) Korm. of the Government on the appointment of public administrative authorities of environmental and nature protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 2015

Keyword: Governance, National parks, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the ecological network.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Public land, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Zoning, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on Nature Protection.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Education, Environmental standards, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Sustainable development, Basic legislation, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ley Nº 33/2015 - Modifica la Ley Nº 42/2007, Ley del Patrimonio Natural y de la Biodiversidad.

Legislation | Spain | 2015

Keyword: Land tenure, Land-use planning, Protected area, Survey/mapping, Coastal zone management, Cadastre/land registration, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Environmental standards, International agreement-implementation, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Institution, Registration, Classification/declassification, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Offences/penalties, Biosphere reserves, Protection of habitats, National parks, Fishing authorization, Inventory, Marine area, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1603 on municipal council Natura2000 planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Water supply, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordonnance relative à la conservation de la nature.

Legislation | Belgium | 2012

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Alien species, Protection of species, Weeds, Sustainable development, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of habitats, Biosphere reserves

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the regional government of Burgenland on measures for the protection of viticulture against damages inflicted by starlings.

Legislation | Austria | 2014

Keyword: Viticulture/oenological practices, Pests/diseases, Liability/compensation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Burgenland Starling Expulsion Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 2014

Keyword: Viticulture/oenological practices, Pests/diseases, Liability/compensation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Water Planning (No. 126 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2017)

Keyword: Environmental planning, Groundwater, Surface water, Protected area, Ecosystem preservation, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Water shortage/drought, Flood

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 193 on hunting licence.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Certification, Game, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Seasons, Wild fauna, Birds, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1094 on hunting licence.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Certification, Game, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Seasons, Wild fauna, Birds, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on indigenous wild species which are taken from nature and sustainable use that is allowed.

Legislation | Croatia | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Règlement grand-ducal du 30 novembre 2012 portant désignation des zones de protection spéciale.

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2012

Keyword: Wild flora, Zoning, Plant variety, Protection of habitats, Biodiversity, Sustainable development, Birds, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 83 of 2011 on Procedures for the Environmental Impact Assessment of an Intended Activity

Legislation | Latvia | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Public participation, Access-to-information, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Park Law Hunsrück-Hochwald.

Legislation | Germany | 2014

Keyword: National parks, Sub-national agreement, Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

State Treaty between the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland on the establishment and maintenance of the National Park “Hunsrück-Hochwald”.

Legislation | Germany | 2014

Keyword: National parks, Protected area, Sub-national agreement, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Wetlands, Management/conservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on strictly protected species.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Animal health, Ecosystem preservation, Keeping of live animals, National parks, Plant protection, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on conservation objectives and basic measures for the conservation of birds in the ecological network.

Legislation | Croatia | 2014

Keyword: Birds, Protection of habitats, Protection of species, Classification/declassification, Policy/planning, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 481 of 2013 (XII.17.) Korm. of the Government on the appointment of public administrative bodies of environmental, nature and water protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 (2014) | Repealed

Keyword: Governance, National parks, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 127 of 2016).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2016

Keyword: Management/conservation, Birds, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1419 on VVM impact assessment on international nature protection areas and protection of certain species of exploration and production of hydrocarbons, underground storage, pipelines offshore.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Marine pollution, Mining, Exploration, Transport/storage, Continental shelf, Marine protected areas, Deep sea bed, Territorial sea

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

Arrêté du 1er juin 2016 portant désignation du site Natura 2000 massif de la Lauzière (zone de protection spéciale).

Legislation | France | 2016

Keyword: Protected area, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wild Birds (Horn Head to Fanad Head Special Protection Area 004194)) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 281 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Coastal zone management, Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Alien species, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (2014:21) on the geological storage of carbon dioxide.

Legislation | Sweden | 2014

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Continental shelf, Marine pollution, Transport/storage, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Birds, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Lough Oughter Complex Special Protection Area 004049)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 585 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Inland waters, Water abstraction, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Beara Peninsula Special Protection Area 004155)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 587 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Coastal zone management, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon de désignation du site Natura 2000 BE35015 - "Vallée du Flavion".

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Biosphere reserves, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon chargeant la SPAQuE de procéder à des mesures de réhabilitation sur le site «Les Bas-Prés» à Mons.

Legislation | Belgium | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Biosphere reserves, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon créant la réserve naturelle domaniale «Das Hohnbachtal» à Neu-Moresnet et Hergenrath (La Calamine).

Legislation | Belgium | 2016

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Biosphere reserves, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon créant la réserve forestière "Das Hohnbachtal» à Hergenrath (La Calamine) et établissant son plan particulier de gestion.

Legislation | Belgium | 2016

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of species, Biosphere reserves, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Conservation of Wild Birds (Ballymacoda Bay Special Protection Area 004023)) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 338 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Timber extraction/logging, Coastal zone management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Wicklow Mountains Special Protection Area 004040)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 586 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Conservation of Wild Birds (Mullet Peninsula Special Protection Area 004227)) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 83 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Coastal zone management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Conservation of Wild Birds (Malin Head Special Protection Area 004146)) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 84 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Coastal zone management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental permits of livestock (No. 1486 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Monitoring, Authorization/permit, Environmental standards, Emissions, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Animal production, Poultry, Swine, Ranching/captive breeding, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Slaughtering, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds (Dingle Peninsula Special Protection Area 004153)) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 480 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Farming, Marine fisheries, Protected fishing area, Mariculture, Timber extraction/logging, Coastal zone management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Management/conservation, Birds, Protected area, Wetlands, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union Habitats (Ballyseedy Wood Special Area of Conservation 002112) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 197 of 2016).

Legislation | Ireland | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Inland fisheries, Timber extraction/logging, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sustainable development, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union Habitats (Glendine Wood Special Area of Conservation 002324) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 200 of 2016).

Legislation | Ireland | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Inland fisheries, Timber extraction/logging, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sustainable development, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union Habitats (Ballyteige (Clare) Special Area of Conservation 000994) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 180 of 2016).

Legislation | Ireland | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Aquaculture, Timber extraction/logging, Effluent waste water/discharge, Management/conservation, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 264 of 2010 on General Regulations on Protection and Use of Specially Protected Nature Territories

Legislation | Latvia | 2010

Keyword: Sustainable use, Protected area, Procedural matters, Protection of environment, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Contaminated Soil (No. 895 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste prevention, Policy/planning, Environmental security, Emissions, Environmental standards, Soil rehabilitation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nature Protection Act 1991.

Legislation | Gibraltar | 1991 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protected area, Protection of environment, Protection of habitats, Protection of species, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Endangered species, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Monitoring, Authorization/permit, Management/conservation, Ranching/captive breeding, Pollution control, Birds, Mammals, Plant protection, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Council Directive 2013/17/EU adapting certain directives in the field of environment, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Croatia.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Commission Européenne v République de Pologne (conservation des oiseaux sauvages)

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Poland |

Keyword: Birds, Protection of species

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

European Commission v Republic of Poland (Bialowieza Forest)

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Poland |

Keyword: Timber extraction/logging, Logging fee/charge, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Protected plant species, Protected animal species, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Timber, Social forestry/community forestry, Protected fish species, Protection of species

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

European Commission v Republic of Malta

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Malta |

Keyword: Protection of species, Wild fauna

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Edel Grace and Peter Sweetman v An Bord Pleanala

Jurisprudence | | Ireland |

Keyword: Protected fish species, Protection of species, Protected animal species, Renewable energy, Protected plant species

Source: UNEP, InforMEA