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Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Legislation
Date
1992
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make further and better provision for the protection of the environment and the control of pollution, to establish an environmental protection agency, for these and other purposes to increase certain existing monetary penalties and to provide for other matters connected with the matters aforesaid.
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Institution Environmental planning Pollution control Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Effluent waste water/discharge GMO Access-to-information EIA Offences/penalties Freshwater resources management Water supply
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

Part I contains general provisions that, inter alia, provide for powers of authorized persons, regulation making powers of the Minister and prescribe offences. There shall be a body corporate to be known in the English language as the Environmental Protection Agency to perform the functions assigned to it by or under this Act (sect. 19), and there shall be an Advisory Committee to make recommendations to the Agency or to the Minister relating to the functions of the Agency (sects. 27 and 28). Th

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References - Legislation

Amends

Air Pollution Act, 1987 (No. 6 of 1987).

Legislation | Ireland | 1987

Keyword: Basic legislation, Air quality/air pollution, Registration, Institution, Emissions, Monitoring, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 610 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Established Activities) Order, 1995 (S.I. No. 58 of 1995).

Legislation | Ireland | 1995

Keyword: Pollution control, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Licensing of Incinerators of Hazardous Waste) Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 64 of 1998).

Legislation | Ireland | 1998

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 73 of 2001).

Legislation | Ireland | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Ecosystem preservation, EIA, Enforcement/compliance, Biotechnology, GMO, Food quality control/food safety, Registration, Biosafety, Biosecurity, Plant production, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act (Registration of Coal Bagging Operators and Solid Fuel Suppliers) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 454 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Registration, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Advisory Committee) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 218 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Quality (Dangerous Substances) Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 12 of 2001).

Legislation | Ireland | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water quality standards, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

District Court Rules, 1997 (S.I. 93 of 1997).

Legislation | Ireland | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Land tenure, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Advisory Committee) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 48 of 2000).

Legislation | Ireland | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Established Activities) Order, 2006 (S.I. No. 279 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006

Keyword: Animal production, Swine, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 31 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Soil pollution/quality, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Established Activities) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 78 of 1996).

Legislation | Ireland | 1996

Keyword: Animal production, Swine, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Organisms Regulations, 1994.

Legislation | Ireland | 1994

Keyword: GMO, Pollution control, Ecosystem preservation, EIA, Registration, Institution, Biosafety, Biosecurity, Biotechnology, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Advisory Committee) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 405 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Selection Procedures) Regulations, 1992.

Legislation | Ireland | 1992

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of Groundwater Regulations, 1999 (S.I. No. 41 of 1999).

Legislation | Ireland | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Groundwater, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 254 of 2001).

Legislation | Ireland | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice For Protection of Waters) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 101 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Established Activities) Order, 1998 (S.I. No. 460 of 1998).

Legislation | Ireland | 1998

Keyword: Animal production, Swine, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Established Activities) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 140 of 1997).

Legislation | Ireland | 1997

Keyword: Fish products, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Milk/dairy products, Animal production, Swine, Poultry, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Advisory Committee) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 816 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Advisory Committee) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 613 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 437 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 605 of 2017).

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

Keyword: Farming, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Soil pollution/quality, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Industrial Emissions) (Licensing) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 137 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Registration, Authorization/permit, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Control of volatile organic compound emissions resulting from petrol storage and distribution) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 374 of 1997).

Legislation | Ireland | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Access to Information on the Environment Regulations, 1996.

Legislation | Ireland | 1996

Keyword: Access-to-information, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Established Activities) Order, 1994 (S.I. No. 83 of 1994).

Legislation | Ireland | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Air Quality Standards Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 271 of 2002).

Legislation | Ireland | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Air Pollution Act, 1987 (Petroleum Vapour Emissions) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 375 of 1997).

Legislation | Ireland | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Licensing Fees) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 284 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Authorization/permit, Environmental fees/charges, Waste disposal, Hazardous substances, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Kyoto Protocol Flexible Mechanisms Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 244 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, International agreement-implementation, Clean development mechanism

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Control of Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 465 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Emissions, Institution, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Large Combustion Plant Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 644 of 2003).

Legislation | Ireland | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Extension of Powers) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 126 of 1996).

Legislation | Ireland | 1996

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Institution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Urban Waste Water Treatment) Regulations, 1994.

Legislation | Ireland | 1994 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Licensing) Regulations, 1994.

Legislation | Ireland | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Large Combustion Plant Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 371 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, EIA, Emissions, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Integrated Pollution Control) (Licensing) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 283 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pollutant Release and Transfer Register Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 649 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Institution, International agreement-implementation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency (Licensing Fees) Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 130 of 1994).

Legislation | Ireland | 1994

Keyword: Environmental fees/charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2010 (No. 30 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Land-use planning, Transfer, EIA, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations, 1994.

Legislation | Ireland | 1994

Keyword: Land-use planning, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 126 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

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 (Industrial Emissions) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 138 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Registration, Authorization/permit, Public participation, Institution, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (First Schedule) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 308 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Ozone layer, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (No. 1 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Agricultural development, Policy/planning, Institution, Pollution control, Waste management, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Services Act 2007 (No. 30 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water supply, Institution, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Non-governmental entity, Public private partnership (PPP)

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 457 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Minister for the Environment and Local Government (Performance of Certain Functions) Act, 2002 (No. 24 of 2002).

Legislation | Ireland | 2002

Keyword: Institution, Pollution control, Waste management, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 437 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management (Amendment) Act, 2001 (No. 36 of 2001).

Legislation | Ireland | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste prevention, Special fund, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (No. 29 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental fees/charges, Offences/penalties, Waste management, Water supply, Water charges, Registration, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of the Environment Act 2003.

Legislation | Ireland | 2003

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Institution, Environmental planning, Land-use planning, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Authorization/permit, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Access to Review of Decisions for Certain Bodies or Organisations promoting Environmental Protection) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 352 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

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

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 20 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental fees/charges, EIA, Environmental planning, Offences/penalties, Access-to-justice, Procedural matters, Land-use planning, Waste management, Protected area, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (No. 20 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Monitoring, Environmental standards, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX