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

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water
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
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 purposes of implementation of the give effect to Irelands Second Nitrates Action Programme, rules relative to good agricultural practice to protect waters against pollution from agricultural sources and prescribe measures for these purposes, including: periods when land application of fertilizers is prohibited; limits on the land application of fertilizers; storage requirements for livestock manure; and monitoring of the effectiveness of the measures in terms of agricultural practice and impact on water quality. They also concern minimization and storage of soiled water and ploughing and the use of non-selective herbicides.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | 1991

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | 1975

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | 1979

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 | 2000

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, 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, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights

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 | 2003

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration.

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Groundwater, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Waste management, Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Food waste, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Legislation | Ireland | 1992

Keyword: Framework law, 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, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

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

Legislation | Ireland | 2009

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

Amended by

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 125 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

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

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

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