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Water Protection Act.

Country/Territory
Liechtenstein
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003 (2014)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Pollution control Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Financing Surface water Groundwater Water quality standards Water conservation zone Effluent waste water/discharge Expropriation Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Hazardous substances Registration Data collection/reporting Court/tribunal Dispute settlement Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Basin/catchment/watershed
Geographical area
Europe, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Act aims to protect: a) the aquatic environment from adverse impacts and to ensure their sustainable use; b) the management of water-bodies from an integral point of view; c) the coordination of water management in the international framework. In particular, the purpose of the Act is to protect: a) the health of humans, animals and plants; b) the maintenance of groundwater and spring water in its natural state and its thrifty use as potable and service water; c) the conservation and

Full text
German
Website
www.gesetze.li

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Ordinance on water protection measures in street works.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 1972 (2012) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Surface water, Public water, Water supply, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance on the disposal of waste oil and mineral-oil containing waste.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 1972 (2012) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Waste non-domestic sources, Effluent waste water/discharge, Transport/storage, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Protection Ordinance.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 1996 (2012) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Drainage/land reclamation, Sewerage, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Protection Ordinance.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2017

Keyword: Groundwater, Surface water, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Drainage/land reclamation, Sewerage, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Farmyard Manure Ordinance.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2007 (2012)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Transport/storage, Farming, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fertilizers/nutrients

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Water Protection Act.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2013

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Water Protection Act.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2014

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Water Protection Act.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2016

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX