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Law on Environmental Protection 1992 (No. I-2223).

Country/Territory
Lithuania
Document type
Legislation
Date
1992 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Framework law Institution Environmental planning Registration Pollution control Special fund Liability/compensation Policy/planning Freshwater pollution Management/conservation
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Law shall regulate public relations in the environmental protection field, define the main rights and duties of legal and natural persons preserving biological diversity characteristic to the Republic of Lithuania, ecological systems and landscape, ensuring healthy and clean environment, rational use of natural resources in the Republic of Lithuania, its territorial waters, continental shelf and economic zone (art. 2).

Full text
English
Website
e-seimas.lrs.lt

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Resolution No. D1-528 validating the Regulation on issuance, amendments and cancellation of permits for integrated pollution prevention and control.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2020 (2013)

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, EIA, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental protection requirements for treatment of contaminated sites polluted with oil products.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Oil pollution, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Potable water, Freshwater pollution, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. D1-230 validating Environmental Protection Requirements for treatment of contaminated sites polluted with chemical substances.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2008 (2018)

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Ecosystem preservation, Hazardous substances, Public health, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. D1-228 of the Minister of Environmental Protection validating the Procedure for selecting environmental rehabilitation measures and obtaining prior approval.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2006 (2018)

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Surface water, Groundwater, Freshwater pollution, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Public health, Soil rehabilitation, Pollution control, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. D1-575 of the Minister of Environment validating Guidelines for the use of sewage sludge for land fertilizing.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2005

Keyword: Biofuel, Effluent waste water/discharge, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Drainage/land reclamation, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 166 of the Ministry of Environmental Protection validating the Regulation on methodology of rehabilitation of land after excavation of mineral resources.

Legislation | Lithuania | 1996

Keyword: Public land, Mining, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Drainage/land reclamation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. XIII-1211 amending Law on Environmental Protection 1992 (No. I-2223).

Legislation | Lithuania | 2018

Keyword: Marine pollution, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment, Biofuel

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. XIII-703 amending Law on Environmental Protection 1992 (No. I-2223).

Legislation | Lithuania | 2017

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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