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Law No. XIII-529 “On environmental impact assessment”.

Country/Territory
Lithuania
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Basic legislation Pollution control EIA Transboundary effects Risk assessment/management Public health Disasters Liability/compensation Authorization/permit Data collection/reporting Access-to-information
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force of 1 November 2017.
Abstract

This Law regulates the processes of the environmental impact assessment of the planned economic activity and the environmental impact assessment of the proposed economic activity and the relations between the participants in these processes. The purpose of this Law is to harmonize the regulation of the environmental impact assessment process of planned economic activities with the legal acts of the European Union specified in Annex 3 to this Law. Environmental impact assessment proceedings shall

Full text
Lithuanian
Website
e-seimas.lrs.lt

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Law No. XIII-530 amending Environmental Protection Law (No.I-2223 of 1992).

Legislation | Lithuania | 2017

Keyword: EIA, Public participation, Education, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX