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Excavation Law.

Country/Territory
Germany
Territorial subdivision
Nordrhein-Westfalen
Document type
Legislation
Date
1979 (2007)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Law regulating excavations.
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Minerals Mining Exploration EIA Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Offences/penalties Enforcement/compliance Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Law implements the Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment. In particular, the Law is applicable to excavation sites not subject to mining laws. Article 2 establishes that excavations shall be carried out in such a way not to endanger public order and safety, and in particular the life and health of human beings and the environment in general. The text consists of 16 articles as follows: Sphere of applica

Full text
German
Website
www.nrw.de

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 1985 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX