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Styria Environment Liability Law.

Country/Territory
Austria
Territorial subdivision
Steiermark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Law on environment liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Liability/compensation Polluter pays principle Environmental planning Pollution control Environmental standards Offences/penalties Enforcement/compliance
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

With a view to preventing and remedying environmental damage, the present Act lays down provisions relating to environmental liability based on the “polluter pays” principle. The text consists of 18 articles as follows: Purpose (1); Sphere of application (2); Exceptions (3); Definition of terms (4), Preventive measures (5); Restoration activities (6); Fixation of restorative measures (7); Cost resulting from prevention and restoration activities (8); Competent authorities (9); Transboundary envi

Full text
German
Website
www.ris.bka.gv.at