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Nature Conservation Act (No. 951 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protection of habitats Ecosystem preservation Cultural heritage Inland waters Freshwater resources management Water conservation zone Sustainable development Basic legislation Protected area Protection forest Protection of species Wild fauna Wild flora Wetlands Management/conservation
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This purpose of this Act is to preserve Denmark's landscape and environment so that society can develop on a sustainable basis in respect for human living conditions and preservation of animal and plant life. It particularly applies to the protection of nature, wild animals and plants and their habitats; to the improvement, creation and restoration of wildlife and cultural sites; to providing public access in the wild. The administration and powers are used in order to combat sand drift and incr

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Implemented by

Order No. 1460 on statement regarding environmental damage.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Environmental audit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1598 on Saltholm wild reserve and conservation of areas of the territorial sea.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Marine area, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation, Territorial sea, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1399 on monitoring of surface water, groundwater, protected areas and natural surveillance in international nature conservation areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Monitoring, Environmental audit, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Surface water, Groundwater, Standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Administrative Circular on regional councils, processing of applications for permission for commercial extraction of raw materials and of reports of non-commercial mining and quarrying (CIR1H nr 9418).

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Exploration, Management/conservation, Minerals, Continental shelf, Authorization/permit

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. 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 rivers, the Nature Protection Act and the Planning Act (No. 1630 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental audit, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Planning Act and Nature Conservation Act (No. 1529 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Environmental planning, Tourism

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Planning, the Nature Conservation Act and the Act amending Environment Protection Act and Planning Acts (No. 179 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Offences/penalties, Environmental planning, Policy/planning

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