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Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Auditing Act.

Pays/Territoire
Estonie
Type du document
Législation
Date
2000 (2002)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Sujet
Environnement gén.
Mot clé
Éco-audit Droits/redevances relatives à l'environnement Normes environnementales Principe de précaution Normes Protection de l’environnement
Aire géographique
Europe, Europe et Asie Centrale, Pays de l'Union Européenne, Europe du Nord
Entry into force notes
The Act enters into force from 1 January 2001.
Résumé

This Act provides the legal bases for and the procedure for the conduct of assessments of likely environmental impact and environmental audits, in order to prevent environmental damage. The purpose of environmental impact assessment is to identify, assess and describe the likely impact of proposed activities on the environment, analyse the possibilities for the prevention and mitigation of such impact and make proposals regarding the choice of the most suitable solution. The purpose of environmental auditing is to assess periodically the compliance of completed or on-going activities with the requirements of legislation, measures proposed in environmental policies, environmental management systems and environmental schemes or the provisions of standards and agreements, on the basis of the criteria determined by the audit client. The document consists of 5 Chapters that contain 43 Paragraphs. Chapter 1 lays down the general provisions. Chapter 2 regards environmental impact assessment. Chapter 3 regards environmental auditing. Chapter 4 establishes liability. Chapter 5 introduces implementing provisions.

Texte intégral
Anglais

Références - Législation

Abrogé par

Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management System Act (2005).

Législation | Estonie | 2005 (2023)

Mot clé: Hydrocarbures, Gaz naturel, Énergie nucléaire, Législation de base, EIA, Effet transfrontière, Autorisation/permis, Éco-audit, Éco-produits/processus écologique, Normes environnementales, Patrimoine culturel, Production écologique/production biologique, Questions de procédures, Emballage/étiquetage, Infractions/sanctions, Substances dangereuses, Normes, Protection de l’environnement, Port, Eaux continentales, Ouvrages, Égouts, Gestion des resources en eau douce

Source: FAO, FAOLEX