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Law on Specially Protected Nature Territories (1993)

País/Territorio
Letonia
Tipo de documento
Legislación
Fecha
1993
Fuente
FAO, FAOLEX
Materia
Tierra y suelos, Especies silvestres y ecosistemas
Palabra clave
Zona protegida Manejo de tierras Propiedad Derecho de uso Derechos de propiedad Transferencia Terrenos públicos Legislación básica Patrimonio cultural Investigación Responsabilidad/indemnización Parques nacionales Institución Biodiversidad Bosques de protección Protección del medio ambiente Protección del hábitat Protecíon de las especies Conservación del ecosistema Turismo Normas sobre calidad ambiental Reservas de biósfera Cuestiones de procedimiento Financiamiento Gobernanza Infracciones/sanciones Relaciones internacionales/cooperación Clasificación/declasificación Ordenación/conservación Especies en peligro Cumplimiento/aplicación Monitoreo Bosques demaniales Desarrollo sostenible Fauna silvestre Flora silvestre Productos silvestres Zonificación
Área geográphica
Europa, EUROPA Y CENTRAL ASIA, Países de la Unión Europea, Europa Septentrional
Resumen

This Law regulates specially protected nature territories of Latvia. These territories are defined as geographically specified areas that, in accordance with a decision of competent State authorities and administrative bodies, are under the special protection of the State and are established, protected and managed for the purpose of protection and preservation of natural diversity (rare and typical natural ecosystems; living environment of protected species; original, beautiful landscapes characteristic of Latvia; geological and geomorphological formations, etc.); and ensuring supervision of scientific research and the environment; and preservation of territories significant for the recreation, education and instruction of society. Protected territories shall be categorised as follows: strict nature reserves, national parks, biosphere reserves, nature parks, nature monuments, nature reserves, protected sea territories and protected landscape areas. The purposes of the Law include to lay down the basic principles for a system of specially protected nature territories; to lay down the procedures for the establishment of specially protected nature territories and secure their existence; to lay down the procedures for the administration of specially protected nature territories, for control of the condition of such territories, and for their registration; and to combine State, international, regional and private interests in regard to the establishment, preservation, maintenance and protection of specially protected nature territories. The Law further provides for categories of protected territories; procedures for establishment of protected territories; ensuring the preservation of protected territories; financing of preservation, maintenance and protection of protected territories; state register and scientific research of protected territories; land ownership and land use rights, alienation procedures, as well as alienation and privatisation restrictions of the land located in the protected territory and its functional zone; liability for violations of protection and use regulations of protected territories; termination of status of protected territory; and international co-operation in the establishment and preservation of protected territories.

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Referencias - Legislación

Implementa

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislación | 1992

Palabra clave: Protecíon de las especies, Conservación del ecosistema, Zona protegida, Biodiversidad, Protección del hábitat, Fauna silvestre, Flora silvestre, Ordenación/conservación, Especies en peligro, Caza/captura, Armas de caza/métodos de caza, Recopilación de datos/informes

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for community action in the field of marine environmental policy (Marine Strategy Framework Directive).

Legislación | 2008

Palabra clave: Contaminación marina, Control de la contaminación, Área marina, Efectos transfronterizos, Monitoreo, Ley marco, Ordenación/conservación, Biodiversidad, Conservación del ecosistema, Zona protegida

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislación | 2009

Palabra clave: Pájaros, Ordenación/conservación, Especies en peligro, Caza/captura, Protecíon de las especies

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Implementado por

Cabinet Regulation No. 264 of 2010 on General Regulations on Protection and Use of Specially Protected Nature Territories

Legislación | Letonia | 2010

Palabra clave: Uso sostenible, Zona protegida, Cuestiones de procedimiento, Protección del medio ambiente, Ordenación/conservación

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX