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Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
EIA Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Directive concerns the assessment of the environmental effects of those public and private projects which are likely to have significant effects on the environment. Member States are required to adopt all measures necessary to ensure that, before consent is given, projects likely to have significant effects on the environment are made subject to a requirement for development consent and an assessment with regard to their effects. Environmental impact assessment must identify, describe and a

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 1985 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Foreshore) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 433 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Land-use planning, EIA, Coastal zone management, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Forest Consent and Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 442 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, EIA, Afforestation/reforestation, Timber extraction/logging, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Planning and Development Act, 2000) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 419 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Land-use planning, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Flood Risk) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 470 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Inland waters, Waterworks, Flood, Institution, Environmental planning, Climate change

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Arterial Drainage) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 469 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Drainage/land reclamation, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Petroleum) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 404 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Minerals, Oil, Mining, Authorization/permit, Pollution control, EIA, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Gas) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 403 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Mining, Natural gas, EIA, Pollution control, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Demolition of National Monuments) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 249 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Cultural heritage, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Waste) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 283 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Liability/compensation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment of Material Alterations of Approved Road Developments Consequent on Ministerial Directions in Respect of Discoveries of National Monuments) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 114 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Cultural heritage, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Act No. 3 amending Regional Act No. 9 of 1999 on Environmental Impact Assessment and laying down provisions in matter of environmental protection.

Legislation | Italy | 2012

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on rivers, the Nature Protection Act and the Planning Act (No. 1630 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental audit, EIA

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

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 282 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Land-use planning, Pollution control, Waste management, Authorization/permit, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on the promotion of renewable energy and Electricity Supply Act (No. 641 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Internal trade, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mining Code Act (No. 657 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Pollution control, Continental shelf, Basic legislation, Mining, Oil, Management/conservation, Exploration, Minerals, Sustainable development, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. No. 74 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Environmental planning, Pollution control, Climate change, Continental shelf, Enforcement/compliance, Air quality/air pollution, Land-use planning, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 446 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: EIA, Environmental fees/charges, Marine pollution, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 660 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1184 on assessment of certain public and private environmental installations (EIA) under the Planning Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: EIA, Mining, Environmental planning, Data collection/reporting, Climate change, Natural gas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment and Appropriate Assessment) (Foreshore) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 544 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: EIA, Marine pollution, Land-use planning, Coastal zone management, Authorization/permit, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Planning and Development) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 543 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Marine pollution, Land-use planning, EIA, Coastal zone management, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 764 on environmental impact assessment (EIA) of certain public and private constructions under the Planning Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Mining, Environmental planning, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1654 on environmental impact assessment (EIA) of certain public and private constructions under the Planning Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Cultural heritage, Climate change, Data collection/reporting, Land-use planning, Soil pollution/quality, Mining

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Petroleum Exploration) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 134 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Mining, Oil, Exploration, Authorization/permit, Pollution control, EIA, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Agriculture) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 142 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: EIA, Ecosystem preservation, Land-use planning, Institution, Public land, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (S.S.I. No. 102 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Coastal zone management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Sustainable development, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forestry Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 191 of 2017).

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Timber extraction/logging, Afforestation/reforestation, Authorization/permit, Sustainable development, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 30 of 2015 on Procedures by Which the State Environmental Service Shall Issue Technical Regulations for the Intended Activity

Legislation | Latvia | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act to amend the Act relative to procedures of environmental impact assessment of public plans and programmes (No. 253 of 2017).

Legislation | Finland | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Transboundary effects, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental assessment of plans and programs (No. 425 of 2016).

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forestry (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 498 of 2017).

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures

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

Act on Promotion of Renewable Energy (No. 1330 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2013)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

General Part of the Environmental Code Act (2011)

Legislation | Estonia | 2011 (2018)

Keyword: Environmental standards, Public health, Cultural heritage, Sustainable development, Biodiversity, Resource/damage valuation, Human rights, Access-to-information, Access-to-justice, Public participation, Authorization/permit, Monitoring, Liability/compensation, Basic legislation, Framework law, Governance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, EIA, Environmental planning, Freshwater resources management, Water rights, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

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

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, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Aquaculture) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 410 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Aquaculture Appeals (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 468 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2017 (L.N. 412 of 2017).

Legislation | Malta | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Aquaculture (Licence Application) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018 (S.I. No. 240 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

Keyword: Marine pollution, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Authorization/permit, EIA, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Ecosystem preservation, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Minerals Development Act 1940) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 384 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

Keyword: EIA, Minerals, Mining, Authorization/permit, Water conservation zone, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Impact Assessment Act.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Environmental planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Court/tribunal, Dispute settlement, Risk assessment/management, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Financing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act relative to procedures of environmental impact assessment (No. 252 of 2017).

Legislation | Finland | 2017

Keyword: Basic legislation, EIA, Access-to-information, Transboundary effects, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Public participation, Water supply, Sustainable development, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forestry (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (S.S.I. No. 113 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, International relations/cooperation, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Policy/planning, Afforestation/reforestation, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of environment, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 571 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Coastal zone management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Wales) Regulations 2016 (W.S.I. No. 58 (W. 28) of 2016).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2016

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

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

Waste Water Discharge (Authorisation) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 652 of 2016).

Legislation | Ireland | 2016

Keyword: EIA, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. XIII-529 “On environmental impact assessment”.

Legislation | Lithuania | 1998 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, EIA, Transboundary effects, Risk assessment/management, Public health, Disasters, Liability/compensation, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Directive 2014/52/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Climate change, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Treaty | Multilateral | Aarhus |

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Education, Public participation, Dispute settlement, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001276)

Cited by

Assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Germany |

Keyword: Land-use planning

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

North East Pylon Pressure Campaign Ltd vs. Ministry for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Jurisprudence | | Ireland |

Keyword: Access-to-justice, Public participation, Access-to-information

Source: UNEP, InforMEA