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Environment Information Act - EIA.

Country/Territory
Austria
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Federal Act concerning access to information on the environment.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Basic legislation Access-to-information Data collection/reporting EIA Access-to-justice
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

This Act regulates the procedures and conditions under which the general public may acquire access to environmental information kept by public bodies. Save for restrictions imposed by the need to keep certain information confidential, data on natural resources (air, soil, water, fauna, flora) and on pollution (waste, noise, etc.) are freely accessible to the public, who may obtain it upon oral or written application. The public may challenge refusals to supply this information. Data on the envir

Full text
German
Website
www.ris.bka.gv.at

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Incidents Reporting Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 1994 (2004)

Keyword: Pollution control, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX