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Law No. 8934 on environmental protection.

Country/Territory
Albania
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Land & soil, Water, Wild species & ecosystems, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Ozone layer Polluter pays principle Precautionary principle Liability/compensation Monitoring Offences/penalties Ecosystem preservation Environmental planning Effluent waste water/discharge EIA Institution Registration Access-to-information Authorization/permit Soil pollution/quality Waste disposal Waste management Waste prevention Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Recycling/reuse International trade Transport/storage Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Inland waters Management/conservation Biodiversity Wild fauna Wild flora
Geographical area
Europe, Southern Europe
Abstract

This Law establishes the framework on environmental protection, which aims at: (a) the rational use of natural resources; (b) the prevention of environmental damage and, when necessary, the rehabilitation and restoration of damaged environment; and (c) the international cooperation in the field of environmental protection. Environmental protection shall be based upon the following principles: (a) sustainable development; (b) precaution; (c) prevention; (d) polluter-pays; (e) environmental damage

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Law No. 7664 on Environmental Protection.

Legislation | Albania | 1993 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Environmental planning, Institution, EIA, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, International trade, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Guideline No.3 dated 20.8.2010 standardizing the approvals of permits and environmental authorizations.

Legislation | Albania | 2010

Keyword: Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decision No. 122 dated 17.2.2011 amending Decision No.1124 dated 30.7.2008 approving the rules, procedures and criteria for licensing the specialists of environmental impact Assessment (EIA).

Legislation | Albania | 2011

Keyword: EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decision No.115 dated 15.2.2012 approving the report of the environmental assessment in Albania for 2010.

Legislation | Albania | 2012

Keyword: EIA, Air quality/air pollution, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous waste, Marine pollution, Noise pollution, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Water quality standards, Environmental planning, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decision No.1124 dated 30.7.2008 approving the rules of procedure and criteria for issuing the certificate of Environment Impact Assesment and Environment Auditing for environment specialists.

Legislation | Albania | 2008

Keyword: EIA, Environmental audit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1189 on the rules and procedures for the elaboration and implementation of the national programme for the environmental monitoring.

Legislation | Albania | 2009

Keyword: Environmental planning, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 24 on the activities of the Environment Inspectorate.

Legislation | Albania | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Inspection, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 249 concerning applications for environmental licences.

Legislation | Albania | 2003

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. 91/2013 on strategic environmental assessment.

Legislation | Albania | 2013

Keyword: EIA, Institution, Basic legislation, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 9890 amending and supplementing Law No. 8934 of 2002 on environmental protection.

Legislation | Albania | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Clean development mechanism, Ecosystem preservation, Polluter pays principle, Precautionary principle, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Law No.10431 dated 9.6.2011 on the environment protection.

Legislation | Albania | 2011

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX