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Law on biodiversity.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen., Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Biodiversity Protection of habitats Inspection Offences/penalties Basic legislation Endangered species Protection of species Trade in species Wild fauna Wild flora
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day of its adoption.
Abstract

This Law regulates the relations between the state, municipalities, legal entities and individuals in terms of the necessary conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity (variety of all living organisms in all forms of their natural organization, their communities and habitats of ecosystems) on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Full text
Bulgarian
Website
www.government.bg

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Regulation on the operation of rescue centers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2004

Keyword: Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Quarantine, Animal welfare, Plant protection, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on conditions and procedures for assessment of the compatibility of plans, programmes, projects and investment proposals with the subject and the purpose of protection in protected zones.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2007 (2012)

Keyword: Water conservation zone, Sustainable development, Protected area, Policy/planning, EIA, Resource/damage valuation, Data collection/reporting, Research, Biodiversity, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1 of 9 May 2006 on terms and procedure for the licensing of zoos.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2006

Keyword: Animal health, Animal welfare, Authorization/permit, Ranching/captive breeding, Monitoring, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 4 of 8.07.2003 on the conditions and procedure for issuing permits for introducing non-native or reintroduction of native animal and plant species into nature.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2007

Keyword: Wild fauna, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Biodiversity, Biosecurity, Stock enhancement/repopulation, International trade, Endangered species, Ranching/captive breeding, Alien species, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 5 of 1.08.2003 on the conditions and procedure for development of action plans for plant and animal species.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2003

Keyword: Wild fauna, Wild flora, Policy/planning, Protection of habitats, Protection of species, Endangered species, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 6 of 23 October 2003 on the minimum requirements and conditions for growing animals in zoos and centers for breeding, and for the breeding of protected animal species.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2003 (2009)

Keyword: Animal reproduction, Ranching/captive breeding, Animal health, Animal welfare, Protection of species, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the structure and activity of the National Council on biological diversity.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Biodiversity, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Procedural matters, Non-governmental entity, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the terms and procedure for development and approval of management plans for protected areas.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Biodiversity, Policy/planning, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Precautionary principle, Water conservation zone, Management/conservation, Protection of environment, Protection of species, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 8 of 12 December 2003 on the terms and conditions for granting authorizations for the exceptions to the prohibitions introduced by the Law on biodiversity, for animal and plant species of Annex No 3, for animal species of Annex No 4, for all species of wild birds other than those of Annex No 3, and Annex 4 and the use of non-selective devices, means and methods of capture and killing of Annex 5.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2003

Keyword: Biodiversity, Authorization/permit, Plant variety, Birds, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the operation of rescue centers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2004

Keyword: Early warning system, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Quarantine, Animal welfare, Plant protection, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law amending the Law on clean air.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Emissions, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Ozone layer, Offences/penalties, Pollution control, Public health, Oil pollution, Standards, Protection of environment, Liability/compensation, Precautionary principle, Freshwater resources management, Biodiversity, Trade in species, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX