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Law carrying into effect the Swedish Environmental Code (1998:811).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998 (2011)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Water, Wild species & ecosystems, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Institution Pollution control EIA Access-to-information Agricultural land Ecosystem preservation Environmental audit Environmental planning GMO Environmental standards Inspection Polluter pays principle Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Soil rehabilitation Management/conservation Waste management Waste prevention Water conservation zone Waterworks Drainage/land reclamation Authorization/permit Protected area National parks
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act concerns the process of introduction of the Swedish Environmental Code and declares various Acts to be repealed upon the entry into force of the Code. The Act deals with existing authorizations, legal proceedings, enforcement measures, etc. and other transitional matters, and provides with respect to the continuing into existence of subsidiary legislation issued under the repealed Acts.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.sweden.gov.se

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, GMO, Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Chemical Products Act (1985:426).

Legislation | Sweden | 1985 (1999)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, International trade, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law relative to the protection of agricultural land.

Legislation | Sweden | 1979 (1995)

Keyword: Agricultural land, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act relative to genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | Sweden | 1994 (1999)

Keyword: Pollution control, GMO, Biosafety, Biosecurity, Basic legislation, Animal reproduction, Plant production, Biotechnology, Institution, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act relative to measures relative to protected animals and plants species.

Legislation | Sweden | 1994 (1999)

Keyword: International trade, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act relative to the management of natural resources (1987:12).

Legislation | Sweden | 1987 (1996)

Keyword: Environmental planning, Protected area, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Authorization/permit, EIA, Forest management/forest conservation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Freshwater resources management, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Act, 1983.

Legislation | Sweden | 1983 (1999)

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Public water, Water rights, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Irrigation, Water abstraction, Surface water, Groundwater, Effluent waste water/discharge, Access-to-information, Institution, Water conservation zone, Water users' associations, Court/tribunal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX