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Soils Act.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Soil conservation/soil improvement Basic legislation Soil rehabilitation Pollution control Soil pollution/quality Erosion Survey/mapping Monitoring Offences/penalties Policy/planning Saltwater intrusion/siltation
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries
Abstract

This Act provides for the prevention of soil degradation and damage to soil functions, protection of soil functions, and for the restoration of damaged soil functions.

Full text
English
Website
www.moew.government.bg

References - Legislation

Repeals

Protection of Waters and Soil against Pollution Act.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1963

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation on the order and method of inventory, studies and carrying out maintenance of the necessary restoration activities on areas with damaged soils.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2009

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Survey/mapping, Research, Erosion, Desertification, Financing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 3 of 1 August 2008 on the norms for the permissible content of harmful substances in soils.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Monitoring, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Precautionary principle, Early warning system/emergency intervention system

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 4 of 12 January 2009 on soil monitoring.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2009

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Monitoring, Financing, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX