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Law on liability for preventing and remedying of environmental damage.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette of the Republic of Bulgaria 101/2015
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Resource/damage valuation Liability/compensation Hazards Polluter pays principle Sustainable development Offences/penalties Protection of environment Protection of habitats Protection of species
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 governs the principles of liability (compensation) as regards the prevention and remedying of environmental damage (damage made to animal species, natural habitats, waters, seawater, soil and landscape) in case of compliance with the polluter pays principle and the principle of sustainable development.

Full text
Bulgarian
Website
www.moew.government.bg

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Ordinance No. 1 of 29 October 2008 on the type of preventive and remedial measures in the cases provided for by the Act on the responsibility to prevent and remove environmental damages and for the minimum amount of costs for their implementation.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Financing, Protection of environment, Risk assessment/management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance on the public register of operators performing the activities under Annex no. 1 to article 3, item 1 of the law on responsibility for prevention and remedy of environmental damage.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2021)

Keyword: Access-to-information, Liability/compensation, Protection of environment, Registration, Risk assessment/management

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