The Estonian Environmental Strategy 2030 is a national cross-sectoral strategy of Estonia for the period 2007-2030. Its main objective is to ensure the preservation and improvement of the Estonian living and natural environment in the areas of reduction of waste, disused hazardous sites and the pollution load; sustainable use of water and mineral resources; energy; transport; forestry; fisheries; hunting; and preservation of the diversity of nature and landscapes.The Strategy aims to ensure food and potable water safety.
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Library ResourceNational PoliciesFebruary, 2007Estonia
Library ResourceNational PoliciesFebruary, 2007Estonia
The National Environmental Action Plan of Estonia is a national cross-sectoral action plan of Estonia for the period 2007-2013. Its main objective is to present a consensual list of nationally prioritised activities aimed at achieving the primary goals of the environmental policy specified in the national Environmental Strategy, indicating the financing needs and discussing the most optimal use of non-budgetary funding sources.The Action Plan aims to ensure food and potable water safety.
Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 2016United Kingdom
These Regulation amend, for England, Part 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 so as to insert a new section (33ZA) on fixed penalty notices for contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act. The new section allows a waste collection authority in England to issue a fixed penalty notice for a contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act. Section 33(1)(a) prohibits a person from depositing controlled waste or extractive waste in or on any land unless in accordance with an environmental permit.
Amends: Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Chapter 43). (1990-11-01)
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2016United Kingdom
These Regulations specify the criteria for development which is of national significance for the purposes of section 62D of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the types of development which could be of national significance. This includes dams and reservoirs; transfer of water resources; waste water treatment plants and hazardous waste facilities. These Regulations also prescribe consents for the purposes of the 1990 Act and make consequential amendments. The prescribed consents are “secondary consents” for the purposes of sections 62E to 62G of that Act.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 1997Latvia
The Law provides rules on different types of protection zones, protected areas, and protection strips, which are specified in laws and other regulatory enactments. Its purpose is to determine the types of protection zones and the functions thereof; the basic principles for the establishment of protection zones; the procedures for the maintenance and control of the condition of protection zones; and restrictions of economic activity in protection zones.
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 2013Estonia
The Act regulates industrial emissions in Estonia. Its purpose is to achieve a high level of protection of the environment taken as a whole by minimizing emissions into air, water and soil and the generation of waste in order to prevent adverse environmental impacts. The Act determines the industrial activities of high environmental hazard, provides the requirements for operation therein and liability for failure to comply with the requirements, and the organisation of state supervision.
Library ResourceRegulationsFebruary, 2016United Kingdom
This Order, made under section 13(4) and 14(7) of the Landfill Tax (Scotland) Act 2014, provides that, subject to specified conditions e, the material listed in column 2 of the Schedule is qualifying material for the purposes of the lower rate of Scottish landfill tax. The Order provides for conditions that must be met in relation to material that consists of fines where a loss on ignition test in accordance with guidance published by Revenue Scotland must be carried out.
Implements: Landfill Tax (Scotland) Act 2014 (2014 asp 2). (2014-01-21)
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2017United Kingdom
These Regulations amend the Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015 in provisions on: the procedure in relation to applications referred to the Welsh Ministers pursuant to a direction under section 20 of the Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 (“the PHSA”), including provision for an applicant to submit a full statement of case within a specified timescale if the applicant so chooses; the procedure in relation to appeals under section 21 of the PHSA and against hazardous substances contravention notices.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2009Estonia
The Act regulates the acquisition of land on which a usufruct has been established under the Land Reform Act. According to the document, land subject to usufruct under the Land Reform Act which is not required for the exercise of the powers of state, to a local government for the performance of its functions or for other public purposes may be acquired.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2017United Kingdom
This Act provides for the establishment of a Welsh Landfill Disposals Tax (LDT), which will replace the Landfill Tax. The tax shall be charged on disposals to landfill in Wales.
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