Factsheet: Ambient Air Protection Act

Ambient Air Protection Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Ambient Air Protection Act
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Välisõhu kaitse seadus (lühend - VÕKS)
Description: 
In this Act, the main objective is the preservation of air quality in areas where it is good and improving air quality in areas where it does not meet the requirements laid down in this Act. This Act regulates the activities which lead to the ambient air by chemical or physical impact, damage to the ozone layer or appearance of factors which cause climate change.
Goal/Aim: 
Preserve/improve air quality
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of the Environment

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2004
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2019