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Name: Law No.I-2223 of 21 January 1992 "On Environmental Protection", as amended to 14 May 2015.
Country: Lithuania
Subject(s): General provisions; Human rights; Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-01-21
Entry into force:
ISN: LTU-2015-L-102258
Bibliography: Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania , Lithuania PDF in English PDF in English (consulted on 2016-07-05)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I: General provisions
Chapter II: Rights and duties of citizens of the republic of Lithuania, the public concerned, other legal and natural persons
Chapter III: Utilization of and accounting for natural resources
Chapter IV: Regulation of economic activities
Chapter V: System of monitoring of the state of environment and limiting of adverse effects on the environment
Chapter VI: Economic mechanism of environmental protection
Chapter VII: State control of environmental protection and legal responsibility
Chapter VIII: Involvement of the republic of Lithuania in international cooperation in the field of environmental protection.
Implements:
1. Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2001 on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment (OJ 2004 special edition, Chapter 15, Volume 6, p. 157);
2. Directive 2004/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21.04.04 on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage (OJ 2009 special edition, Chapter 15, volume 8, p. 357) with the latest amendments done by Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 (OJ 2009 L 140, p. 114);
3. Directive 2010/75/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control) (OJ 2010 L 334, p. 17).

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