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

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen., Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water
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
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations give effect to Ireland's 4th Nitrates Action Programme, and provide statutory support for good agricultural practice to protect waters against pollution from agricultural sources and include measures such as periods when land application of fertilisers is prohibited, limits on the land application of fertilisers, storage requirements for livestock manure, and monitoring of the effectiveness of the measures in terms of agricultural practice and impact on water quality. The set o

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | European Union | 2006

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1991

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

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

Legislation | European Union | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Legislation | Ireland | 1992

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

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 | European Union | 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 (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

Amended by

European Union (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 65 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX