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Regional Legislative Decree No. 15/2007/A on the Azores regional network of Protected Areas.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Territorial subdivision
Azores
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República, I Série, No. 120, 25 June 2007, pp. 4034 - 4041.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protected area Classification/declassification Basic legislation Institution
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force the day after its publication.
Abstract

This Regional Legislative decree is composed of eight Chapters divided in 40 articles. It revises the Azores regional network of Protected Areas providing a new classification of the existing ones, according to the classification adopted by IUCN. Moreover, the Decree regulates the basic network of regional protected areas according to Natura 2000 Network. Finally, it regulates protected areas’ management structures as well as applicable sanctions.

Full text
Portuguese

References - Legislation

Repealed by

Regional Legislative Decree No. 15/2012/A implementing Directive 2009/147/EC and Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament on protected wildlife within the Autonomous Region of Azores.

Legislation | Portugal | 2012

Keyword: Birds, Endangered species, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Protected area, Protection of species, Wetlands, Access and benefit-sharing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX