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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2014
    Finland

    An Act for the prevention of pollution, the conservation of a varied ecological system, for the promotion of involvement of the public in environmental protection and to provide for ecologically sustainable use of resources and the assessment of effects of economic activities on the environment.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Finland, Europe, Northern Europe

    The amendments concern the disposition plan for land acquired under the principal Act, limitation of land property and tenancy rights, and tax exemptions. The disposition plan shall be designed by the planning committee in accordance with section 19(4) of the Nature-based Activities Act (sect. 9). Section 12 provides for the limitation of rights to transfer land that has been acquired under the Act. A legal act involving the transfer of property or tenancy rights without the permission of Rural Activities District Offices is not valid (sect. 12).

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Finland, Europe, Northern Europe

    The scope of the Act is to improve the living standards and the opportunity of earning of persons involved in agriculture or forestry in specific "skolt" areas in Northern Finland in proximity of the Russian border. Farmers may apply for land or incentives (sect. 5). Provisions of Chapter II deal with the distribution of land and its use. A disposition plan for the land shall be designed by a planning committee, in accordance with section 9 of the Agricultural Units Act (No. 188/77) (sect. 9).

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Sweden, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Decree concerns the establishment and functioning of Urban National Parks as foreseen in section 7 of Chapter 4 of the Environmental Code.It requires county councils of counties where there exists an urban national park to prepare a plan for the conservation and development of such park. The county council shall also be responsible for the supervision over the development of the park. There shall be an Urban National Park Council which shall be responsible for areas in the Stockholm region.

    Implements: Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808). (2017)

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Finland, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Decree amends the Decree concerning the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in article 1, which defines the duties of the Ministry, and in article 2, which lists offices, agencies and other bodies that fall within the administration sphere of the Ministry. In article 1 the task of the Ministry regarding land survey and registration is redefined and article 2 requires the Ministry to supervise and monitor the Regional State Administrative Agencies and the Economic Development-, Transport- and the Environment Centres on matters within its competence.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Sweden, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Decree concerns the Swedish Geological Survey Institute, which shall be the administrative authority for matters regarding geological formation of Sweden and the handling of minerals.The Institute shall collect and elaborate information regarding the geological condition of the subsoil and mineral resources present in Sweden. It shall also carry out survey and research on groundwater and well-drilling and collaborate with other authorities in the field of groundwater quality, nature conservation and environment protection.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Sweden, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Decree of the Department of Agriculture is based on Chapter 9 of the Land Code. It empowers the County Councils to appoint inspectors for the surveying and inspection of agricultural tenancies. It specifies criteria for appointment and grants powers to the county councils to repeal the appointment if an inspector is not suited for the work.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Sweden, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Decree of the Ministry of Environment defines the duties of the Land Survey Office. The Office shall, among other things, be the national authority for information on immovable property and shall be responsible for the land cadastre. It shall also be responsible for matters regarding geography, geodesy and boundaries.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Sweden, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act contains provisions on the planning of land, water and construction. The purpose of these provisions is to promote community development and sustainable living environment. The Act regulates urban and rural landscape planning in municipalities, safeguarding cultural sites, management of energy, water, climate, waste, transport and hygiene conditions. Land Reserve and public places: zoning municipalities may determine land reserves allocated for road (traffic and transport) and energy (network and cabling) activities.

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