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Marine Protection Act (No. 929 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Protection of habitats Basic legislation Protected area Effluent waste water/discharge Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Management/conservation Oil pollution Waste non-domestic sources Authorization/permit Waste management
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 January 2009.
Abstract

The Act applies to marine areas and its purpose is to protect and restrict it from marine pollution. It sets regulations for vessels, vehicles, platforms and the likes operating in Danish maritime areas. These must comply with restricted regulations on their machinery and equipment which may eventually pollute the sea. Certain maritime zones are subject to restrictions in regards to pollution from oil, hazardous substances, sewage and waterwaste, waste dumping at sea etc.

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Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed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

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

Implemented by

Order No. 32 on dumping of occupied sea-bed material (dredging).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 33 on planning for emergency areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Protected area, Navigation, Early warning system/emergency intervention system

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 415 on harbour reception facilities for ship-generated waste, waste delivery and planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Marine pollution, Waste disposal, Harbour, Transport/storage, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Transboundary movement of waste, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Oil, Sewerage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1325 on emission limits for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds and ammonia.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1411 on Danish Nature Agency delegation of tasks and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution, Environmental audit, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 654 on the management of ballast water and sediments from ships' ballast water tanks.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Environmental standards, Biological agents, Hazardous waste, Pollution control, Marine pollution, Hazardous substances, Certification, Monitoring, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

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, the Planning Act and various other Acts (No. 1273 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-information, Access-to-justice

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature and Environmental Act and others.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

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

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

Act amending the Law on Natural and Environmental Appeal Board and various other Acts (No. 580 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Access-to-justice, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX