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Environmental Protection Act 1991 (Law No. 326 of 1991).

Pays/Territoire
Bulgarie
Type du document
Législation
Date
1991 (1999)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Sujet
Environnement gén.
Mot clé
Législation de base Fonds spécial EIA Collecte de données/déclarations Infractions/sanctions Responsabilité/indemnisation
Aire géographique
Mer Noire, Europe de l'Est, Europe, Europe et Asie Centrale, Pays de l'Union Européenne
Résumé

This Act outlines the general principles of environment protection in Bulgaria and provides the framework for the control of the state of the environment and supervision over activities which may harm the environment. The text of the Act consists in 35 articles divided into 6 Chapters, 11 additional sections and 1 annex. Chapter I contains general provisions. The principal that the polluter pays in established in article 3. Moneys raised by pollution charges shall be made available to local, regional and national environment protection funds (art. 3). Chapter II provides for the collection of information on the condition of the environment whereas provisions of Chapter III for control of the state of the environment. Differentiated state control, based on the source of pollution, may be requested by affected citizens and organizations (art. 18). Chapter 4 deals with environment impact assessment: All activities, whether public or private, may be subject to evaluation of their impact on the environment; for those listed in comma 2 environment impact assessment is mandatory (art. 19). Article 20 establishes the right of all parties interested to participate in discussing the results of an evaluation. Chapter 5 outlines duties and powers of state and local authorities. Chapter 6 prescribes offences and provides for compensation of damages. The additional stipulations contain definitions and temporary and concluding provisions. Annex 1 lists projects subject to environment impact assessment.

Texte intégral
Anglais

Références - Législation

Implementé par

Decree No. 4 about Environmental Impact Assessment.

Législation | Bulgarie | 1998

Mot clé: EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amendé par

Amendments to the Law on protection of the environment.

Législation | Bulgarie | 1992

Mot clé: Lutte contre la pollution, EIA, Fonds spécial, Substances dangereuses

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Abrogé par

Environmental Protection Act.

Législation | Bulgarie | 2002 (2017)

Mot clé: Loi-cadre, Planification environnementale, Normes environnementales, EIA, Accès-à-l'information, Qualité de l'air/pollution de l'air, Préservation de l'écosystème, Émissions, Déchets dangereux, Lutte contre la pollution, Conservation du sol/amélioration du sol, Pollution du sol/qualité, Gestion des déchets, Protection de l’environnement, Politique/planification, Normes, Pollution des eaux douces, Développement durable, Utilisation durable, Gestion/conservation, Faune sauvage, Flore sauvage, Biodiversité

Source: FAO, FAOLEX