Factsheet: Act on Environmental Impact Assessment

Act on Environmental Impact Assessment

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on Environmental Impact Assessment.
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zakon o posuzovani vlivu na zivotni prostredi.
Description: 
This Act regulates the Environmental Impact Assessment. Any programme or project that is likely to seriously affect the environment must be subject to the assessment procedure regulated by these provisions. The Act is composed of the following Sections: (1) Environmental Impact Assessment in the Czech Republic; (2) Environmental Impact Assessment crossing borders of the Czech Republic; and (3) Common and transitional provisions.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulates the Environmental Impact Assessment.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministerstvo životního prostředí (MŽP) - Ministry of the Environment (MoE)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2002
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013