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Tirol Environment Liability Law.

Country/Territory
Austria
Territorial subdivision
Tirol
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Law on the liability regarding damage inflicted on protected species and natural habitat and on soil.
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 Law lays down provisions relating to environmental liability based on the “polluter pays” principle. The Act applies do damage inflicted on protected species and natural living space and on soil. The text consists of 16 articles and 4 Annexes.

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