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Order No. 1419 on VVM impact assessment on international nature protection areas and protection of certain species of exploration and production of hydrocarbons, underground storage, pipelines offshore.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Mineral resources, Sea
Keyword
Protection of habitats Marine pollution Mining Exploration Transport/storage Continental shelf Marine protected areas Deep sea bed Territorial sea
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 January 2016.
Abstract

This Order sets regulations with regard to the assessment of the environmental impact assessment on international nature protection areas and on the protection of certain animal species related to projects in Danish territorial waters, in the Danish exclusive economic zone and on the Danish continental shelf. The Order applies specifically to projects on exploration, extraction and transportation of hydrocarbons and geothermal energy; to other projects including on the use of subsoil for storage

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk; http

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Continental Shelf Act (No. 1101 of 2005).

Legislation | Denmark | 1979 (2005)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Continental shelf, Marine fisheries, Authorization/permit, Fishing authorization, Maritime zone, Sovereignty, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Danish subsoil exploitation (No. 960 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 (2011)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Exploration, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Continental shelf, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Tax/levy, Transport/storage, Oil, Concession, Internal trade, Mining

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX