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Marine Protection Act (No. 1073 of 2008).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2008)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Environmental standards Protection of habitats Basic legislation Authorization/permit Biofuel Coastal zone management Management/conservation Data collection/reporting Effluent waste water/discharge Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Internal trade International agreement-implementation Oil pollution Organic waste Pollution control Transport/storage Transboundary effects
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Act has the purpose of protecting the environment for human living conditions and the preservation of animal and plant life. It applies to ships, aircraft and platforms and establishes rules for the protection of the marine environment. It applies to oil dumping or of any other liquid form, including any mineral oil and mixtures thereof, including crude oil, natural gasoline, oil sludge and waste oil and fuel oil and other refined products other than petrochemicals. Any liquid form of substa

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system and repealing Council Directive 93/75/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 95/21/EC concerning the enforcement, in respect of shipping using Community ports and sailing in the waters under the jurisdiction of the Member States, of international standards for ship safety, pollution prevention and shipboard living and working conditions (port State control).

Legislation | European Union | 1995

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Maritime zone, Harbour, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2005/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on ship-source pollution and on the introduction of penalties for infringements.

Legislation | European Union | 2005

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Offences/penalties, Maritime zone, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, High seas, Territorial sea, Oil pollution, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Navigation, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act relevant to taxation (No. 1336 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Tax/levy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX