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Marine Protection Act (No. 116 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Basic legislation Protected area Oil pollution EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Maritime zone Marine area
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act sets regulations for the protection of the marine environment and with the purpose of restricting and preventing marine pollution. The Act applies to vessels, vehicles, platforms and the likes operating in the Danish maritime area and implements the requirement for compliance on their machinery and equipment which may eventually pollute the sea. Certain maritime zones are subject to restrictions in view of pollution from oil, hazardous substances, sewage and wastewater, discharge/ dumpi

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/16/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on port State control.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Harbour, Enforcement/compliance

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

Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

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

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

Directive 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on safety of offshore oil and gas operations and amending Directive 2004/35/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Business/industry/corporations, Natural gas, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Marine pollution, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 94/57/EC on common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey organizations and for the relevant activities of maritime administrations.

Legislation | European Union | 1994 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine pollution, Inspection, Non-governmental entity

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

Amends

Act amending Nature Protection Act, the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 484 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, Act on environmental permits of livestock, the Contaminated Soil Act and various other Acts (No. 446 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Fertilizers/nutrients, Emissions, Protection of habitats, Aquaculture, Fishery management and conservation, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1311 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological agents, Environmental standards, Certification, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1542 on prevention of air pollution from ships and platforms.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: International agreement-implementation, Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Marine pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1456 on emission limits for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds and ammonia.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 174 on oil discharge from ships.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Offences/penalties, International agreement-implementation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 909 on readiness at sea pollution from oil and gas installations, pipelines and other platforms.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Disasters, Environmental planning, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 138 on emission limits for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds and ammonia.

Legislation | Denmark | 2017

Keyword: Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Monitoring, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1171 on the reporting of information concerning dangerous goods by vessel-reporting system BELTREP.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Navigation, Territorial sea

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 231 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological agents, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Inland waters, Monitoring, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Environmental standards, Certification, Surface water, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1130 on dumping of occupied sea-bed material (dredging).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Marine pollution, Deep sea bed, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 973 on delegation of tasks and responsibilities to Nature Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 175 on classification, transport and discharge of liquid substances carried in bulk.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Transport/storage, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1254 on delegation the Minister of Environment's powers in the Environmental Protection Act and other laws related to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Institution, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Proposition Document 2013/1 LSF 62 for amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts (No. 86 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX