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European Communities Environmental Objectives (Freshwater Pearl Mussel) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 296 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Aquaculture Molluscs Stock enhancement/repopulation Protection of species Fishery management and conservation Freshwater pollution Inland waters Effluent waste water/discharge Monitoring Basin/catchment/watershed Pollution control Protection of habitats
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations: set legally binding objectives for water quality in rivers, or parts of rivers, inhabited by freshwater pearl mussels Margaritifera and designated as Special Area of Conservation to protect those species; and provide for the achievement of those objectives. The Regulations require the Minister to carry out a programme of investigation and monitoring within each relevant river sub-basin and to prepare a programme of measures for the attainment of the ecological objectives in the appropriate rivers, or stretches therein; and to publish a sub-basin management plan for each relevant river. Public authorities shall control discharges into listed rivers.

Full text
English
Website
www.bailii.org

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 | European Union | 2006

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

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 (2014)

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 resources management, Freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

European Union Environmental Objectives (Freshwater Pearl Mussel) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 355 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

Keyword: Aquaculture, Molluscs, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Protection of species, Fishery management and conservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX