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Ecology Act (No. 416 of 2011).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2011)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Food & nutrition, Fisheries
Keyword
Ecological production/organic production Aquaculture Internal trade Inspection Data collection/reporting Packaging/labelling Authorization/permit Institution Animal health
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries shall set the date of entry into force.
Abstract

The Act applies to the production, storage, preparation, importation and marketing of organic agricultural and fishery products, including foodstuffs. It sets out standards for the development of organic commodities by protecting consumers' interests and meeting their demand for animal and human health. The Minister for Food, Agriculture and fisheries shall nominate the Organic Food Council which shall have responsibility in implementing and recommending solutions in this sector. Members of the

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Amends

Act relevant to Annual Accounts (No. 341 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Agricultural development, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act relevant to taxation (No. 1336 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Tax/levy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ecology Act (No. 761 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 1999 (2006)

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Registration, Inspection, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 716 on organic agricultural production.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Agricultural development, Ecological production/organic production, Authorization/permit, Poultry products, Swine, Internal trade, International trade, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Animal production, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1004 on food control and public notification of their results.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Classification/declassification, Access-to-information, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Standards, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 887 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 671 on Ministry of Food Appeals Centre functions and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 888 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Food Appeals Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Circular No. 9087 on rules of procedure and secretariat services of the Organic Foods Council.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 669 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Agricultural development, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Subsidy/incentive, Internal trade, Food quality control/food safety, Registration, Policy/planning, Fish products, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1179 on food control and public notification of their results.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Classification/declassification, Access-to-information, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, International agreement-implementation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Circular No. 9085 on procedures for the control of organic production.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1203 on Food Administration Authority's functions and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Policy/planning, Codex Alimentarius, Apiculture/sericulture, Inspection, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Pests/diseases, Wildlife products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 512 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Inspection, Certification, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Circular No. 9087 on rules of procedure and secretariat services of the Organic Food Council.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 308 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, Transport/storage, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Aquaculture, Codex Alimentarius, Packaging/labelling, Animal health, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1404 on organic food and aquaculture.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Processing/handling, Agricultural development, Aquatic plants, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Aquatic animals, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Traceability/product tracing, Food quality control/food safety, Aquaculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order no. 420 on organic catering.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Internal trade, Classification/declassification, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 560 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Food Appeal Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 310 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Food Appeal Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 309 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 953 on Food Administration Authority's functions and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Inspection, Internal trade, Standards, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1404 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Food Appeal Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 511 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Aquaculture, Policy/planning, Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 558 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Aquaculture, Policy/planning, Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Circular No. 9086 on rules of procedure and secretariat services of the Organic Foods Council.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 31 on Veterinarian inspection.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Milk/dairy products, Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 513 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Environment and Food Appeals Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 559 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Inspection, Certification, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending various provisions in areas of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries for mandatory digital communication (No. 1459 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Ecological production/organic production, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX