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Environment Protection Act (No. 1757 of 2006).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Sea, Water, Wild species & ecosystems, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Noise pollution Basic legislation Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Cleaning agents/detergents Effluent waste water/discharge Emissions Environmental standards Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Internal trade Marine pollution Oil pollution Protection of habitats Soil pollution/quality Solid waste Waste disposal Waste non-domestic sources Radiation Plant protection
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on 1 January 2007.
Abstract

The Act ensures nature and environment are protected so that society can develop on a sustainable basis for human, animal and animal living conditions. It applies to the regulation of all kind of pollution and aims to approve environmentally friendly procedures in the production and disposal of products (solid, liquid or gaseous substances) which may be contaminate air, water or soil.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

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

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Solid waste, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-justice, Governance, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/156/EEC amending Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Polluter pays principle, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1996 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Institution, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control

Legislation | European Union | 1996 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Hazardous substances, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

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

Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1432 regulating air pollution generated by fixed installations for energy production.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Emissions, Pollution control, Internal trade, Biofuel, Monitoring, Air quality/air pollution, Energy conservation/energy production, Coal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 48 on Waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental standards, Pollution control, Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Recycling/reuse, Registration, Transboundary movement of waste, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1448 on waste water permits in adherence to Environmental Protection Act, Chapter 3 and 4.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Groundwater, Hazardous waste, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Authorization/permit, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sewerage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1453 on training personnel for the drilling and water boreholes.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Education, Authorization/permit, Well sinking/boreholes, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 799 on shipment of waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 818 on the use of bio ash for agricultural purposes (Bioash Law).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Farming, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 658 on statement regarding environmental damage.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Disasters, Environmental audit, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Mining, Inland waters, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 408 on the management of international environment protection areas and on the protection of certain species.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of habitats, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Mining, Urban land, Wetlands, Inland waters, Birds, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 210 on certain companies' notification of environmental information.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Emissions, Pollution control, Internal trade, Hazardous substances, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 57 on filter, control and marking of trucks and buses in municipally defined environmental zones.

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Energy conservation/energy production, Zoning, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1000 on construction and abandonment of boreholes and wells in rural areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Well sinking/boreholes, Groundwater, Water abstraction, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1479 on notification and documentation of removal of land/soil.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Soil rehabilitation, Soil pollution/quality, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Urban land, Inspection, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law amending the Environmental Protection Act and other laws (No. 513 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Waste management, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environment Protection Act, Act on Hunting Act, and other Acts (No. 508 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Mammals, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Law (No. 653 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Emissions, Transport/storage, Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Enforcement/compliance, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Tax/levy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending various laws under the Environment Ministry (No. 172 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Access-to-information, Marine protected areas, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature Protection Act, the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 484 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 173 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Marine pollution, Deep sea bed, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act (No. 251 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX