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European Communities (Aerial Fertilisation) (Forestry) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 125 of 2012).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry, Cultivated plants, Water
Keyword
Forestry protection measures Protected area Forest management/forest conservation Fertilizers/nutrients Authorization/permit Pollution control Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Water conservation zone
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations provide for the licensing by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine of the aerial application of fertilisers to forests and prohibit the aerial fertilisation of forests other than in accordance with a licence. A person engaged in aerial fertilisation shall not, in respect of the fertiliser type used, exceed the parameters regarding concentrations and the application set out in the Schedule. No aerial fertilisation shall be carried out in exclusion zones such as aquatic zones, water abstraction points and a European site as defined in regulation 2 of the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/11/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community (Codified version).

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

European Communities (Aerial Fertilisation) (Forestry) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 592 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006

Keyword: Forestry protection measures, Protected area, Forest management/forest conservation, Fertilizers/nutrients, Authorization/permit, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

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

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX