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Legal Remedy Environment Act.

Country/Territory
Germany
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Act on completing provisions relating to legal remedy in environmental matters according to Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Pollution control EIA Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Dispute settlement Court/tribunal
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Ordinance contains completing provisions relating to legal remedy in environmental matters according to Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council. The text consists of 6 articles as follows: Sphere of application (art. 1); Legal remedies pertaining to associations (art. 2); Recognition of associations (art. 3); Errors in the implementation of the legal steps to be taken (art. 4); Transitional provisions (art. 5); Entry into force (art. 6).

Full text
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References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-justice, Governance, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Environmental Legislation Competence Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2011 (2013)

Keyword: Pollution control, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Local government, Enforcement/compliance, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act on the transposing of the Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC.

Legislation | Germany | 2016

Keyword: Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Pollution control, EIA, Mining

Source: FAO, FAOLEX