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Marine Environment Protection and Management Law (2010)

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2010 (2014)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Marine area Marine protected areas Maritime zone Sustainable development Ecosystem preservation Policy/planning International agreement-implementation Continental shelf EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone International relations/cooperation Procedural matters Survey/mapping
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Law determines principles for the protection and management of the marine environment of Latvia in order to achieve and preserve good marine environmental status; facilitate sustainable use of the sea and marine ecosystem; promote integration of the environmental protection requirements and measures necessary for achievement of good marine environmental status in the policy planning documents and laws and regulations of those fields which affect marine environment; and facilitate achievement

Full text
English
Website
www.likumi.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2008/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for community action in the field of marine environmental policy (Marine Strategy Framework Directive).

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Marine pollution, Marine area, Transboundary effects, Monitoring, Basic legislation, Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Cabinet Regulation No. 596 of 2011 on By-laws of the Marine Environment Council

Legislation | Latvia | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Marine area, Marine protected areas, Institution, Governance, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 631 of 2014 on Construction Regulations for Structures in the Internal Waters, Territorial Waters and Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Latvia

Legislation | Latvia | 2014

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Environmental standards, Procedural matters, Protection of environment, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1171 of 2010 on Procedures for Using Latvian Waters and Navigation Regime Therein

Legislation | Latvia | 2010 (2016)

Keyword: Maritime zone, Navigation, Disasters, Harbour, International relations/cooperation, Survey/mapping, Marine area, Territorial sea

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 133 of 2016 on Marine Diving in Restricted Areas

Legislation | Latvia | 2016

Keyword: Marine pollution, Authorization/permit, Public health, Royalties/fees, Hazardous waste, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1071 of 2010 on Requirements for the Assessment of the Marine Environmental Status, Determination of a Good Marine Environmental Status and the Development of the Marine Environment Targets

Legislation | Latvia | 2010

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Marine area, Protection of environment, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Risk assessment/management, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Survey/mapping, Procedural matters, Access-to-information, Monitoring, Surface water, Coastal zone management, Biodiversity, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area

Treaty | Multilateral | Helsinki |

Keyword: Oil pollution, Dispute settlement, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Sewerage, Polluter pays principle, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Survey/mapping, Authorization/permit, Environmental standards, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Marine resources management, Biodiversity, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Research, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Liability/compensation, International relations/cooperation, Institution, EIA, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Maritime zone, Exploration, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Pesticides, Transport/storage, Standards

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001153)