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Law no. 265 of 29 June 2006 on the approval of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 195/2005 on environmental protection.

Document type
Environment gen., Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Integrated management Sustainable development Polluter pays principle Pollution control Precautionary principle Public health Public participation Sustainable use Ecosystem preservation Biodiversity International relations/cooperation Offences/penalties GMO Biosafety Biosecurity Nuclear energy Air quality/air pollution Noise pollution Climate change Soil conservation/soil improvement Fertilizers/nutrients Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Waste management
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Law enter into force on the day of its publication.

This Law here officially adopts and approves the amendments of the Romania Emergency Ordinance no. 195 of 22 December 2005 on environmental protection, a legislative document that represents the basis for environmental protection related needs. The object of this Emergency Ordinance is to set and provide for legal regulations on environmental protection, an objective of major public interest, based on the principles and strategic elements that lead to sustainable development. The environment represents a set of conditions and natural elements of the Earth: air, water, soil, subsoil, characteristic aspects of the landscape, all atmospheric layers, all organic and inorganic matter, as well as living beings, interacting natural systems, including the listed elements previously, including some material and spiritual values, quality of life and conditions that may influence human well-being and health.

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Emergency Ordinance no. 195 of 22 December 2005 on environmental protection.

Legislation | Romania | 2005 (2022)

Keyword: Nuclear energy, Protection of environment, Framework law, Air quality/air pollution, Biodiversity, Biosafety, Biotechnology, Climate change, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Integrated management, Local government, Monitoring, Noise pollution, Fertilizers/nutrients, Offences/penalties, Pesticides, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control, Precautionary principle, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Public health, Public participation, Right to clean/healthy environment, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Liability/compensation, International relations/cooperation, Human rights, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste