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Original name: Bundesverfassungsgesetz vom 27. November 1984 über den umfassenden Umwelt-schutz
Name: Comprehensive protection of the environment Law, 1984.
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1984-11-27
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1984-L-84890
Bibliography: Law on-line in German Law on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-10-11)
Abstract/Citation: § 1. (1) The Republic of Austria (Federation, Laender and Municipalities) acknowledges its responsibility for the comprehensive protection of the environment.
(2) Comprehensive protection of the environment is protecting the natural environment as the basis of mankind's life resources against detrimental effects. Comprehensive protection of the environment consists in particular of measures to keep air, water and soils clean and to avoid disturbing noise.
§ 2. The Federal Government shall be in charge of executing this Federal Constitutional Act.
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