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The Act’s purpose is to prevent, eliminate or/and reduce land contamination to avoid adverse effects from soil contamination through technical inspection projects.The Act consists of 13 Chapters (of which Chapter 12 is omitted): Purpose (1); Pollution Survey and permission to land use change etc. (2); The public investigation and remedial action (3); Loss of value scheme for homeowners, etc. (4); Environmental Damage (4A); Other contaminants than environmental damage (5); Disposal and use of land (6); Administrative rules (7); Monitoring and enforcement (8); Miscellaneous Provisions (9); Appeals and legal proceedings (10); Penalty (11); Entry into force and transitional provisions (13).

Implemented by: Order No. 1552 on on the determination of priorities for public action on contaminated soil. (2013-12-17)
Implemented by: Order No. 497 on Environmental Surveillance. (2013-05-15)
Implemented by: Order No. 1254 on delegation the Minister of Environment's powers in the Environmental Protection Act and other laws related to the Environmental Protection Agency. (2013-10-28)
Implemented by: Order No. 231 on quality requirements for environmental measurements. (2014-03-05)
Implemented by: Order No. 1479 on notification and documentation of removal of land/soil. (2007-12-12)
Implemented by: Order No. 658 on statement regarding environmental damage. (2008-06-26)
Implements: Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds. (2003-04-02)
Implements: Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora (1992-05-21)
Implements: Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste. (1999-04-26)
Amended by: Act amending the Heat Supply Act, Water Supply Act, Environmental Protection Act and the Contaminated Soil Act (No. 1555 of 2010). (2010-12-21)
Amended by: Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, Act on environmental permits of livestock, the Contaminated Soil Act and various other Acts (No. 446 of 2012). (2012-05-23)
Amended by: Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, the Planning Act and various other Acts (No. 1273 of 2011). (2011-12-21)
Amended by: Act amending Nature Protection Act, the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 484 of 2010). (2010-05-11)
Amended by: Act amending Nature and Environmental Act and others. (2012-06-18)
Amended by: Act amending the Law on Natural and Environmental Appeal Board and various other Acts (No. 580 of 2012). (2012-06-18)
Amended by: Proposition Document 2013/1 LSF 62 for amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts. (2013-11-07)
Amended by: Act amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts (No. 86 of 2014). (2014-01-28)

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Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the EU's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union, European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

Denmark is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

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