|Original name:||Bundesverfassungsgesetz vom 27. November 1984 über den umfassenden Umwelt-schutz|
|Name:||Comprehensive protection of the environment Law, 1984.|
|Subject(s):||Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Law on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria 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.