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European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 378 of 2006).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water
Keyword
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
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations make provision for public support for good agricultural practice to protect waters against pollution from agricultural sources. The aim of the Regulations is to reduce pollution of the environment and especially groundwater and surface water resources by more ecologically sound agricultural practice. The Regulations give further effect to several EU Directives including Directives in relation to protection of waters against pollution from agricultural sources, dangerous substan

Full text
English
Website
www.agriculture.gov.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 80/68/EEC on the protection of groundwater against pollution caused by certain dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 | Repealed

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

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

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 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 76/464/EEC on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 1976 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 526 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

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