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Vienna Tree Protection Law.

Country/Territory
Austria
Territorial subdivision
Wien
Document type
Legislation
Date
1974 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Law on the protection of trees in Vienna.
Subject
Cultivated plants, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Plant production Authorization/permit Access-to-information Offences/penalties Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Entry into force notes
The present Law enters into force on 15 August 1973.
Abstract

Article 1 of the above-mentioned Law establishes that trees in Vienna are to be protected regardless whether they are on public or private soil to secure a healthy environment for the population in the area of the City of Vienna. However, the Law does not apply to forests in the sense of forestry provisions. Article 4 specifies cases in which the removal of trees shall be granted. The text – consisting of 19 articles deals, inter alia, with the following aspects: purpose and sphere of applicatio

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