Factsheet: Law on environmental protection

Law on environmental protection

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law on Environmental Protection (No. I-2223)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
APLINKOS APSAUGOS ĮSTATYMAS (No. I-2223)
Description: 
This Law shall regulate public relations in the environmental protection field, define the main rights and duties of legal and natural persons preserving biological diversity characteristic to the Republic of Lithuania, ecological systems and landscape, ensuring healthy and clean environment, rational use of natural resources in the Republic of Lithuania, its territorial waters, continental shelf and economic zone (art. 2).
Goal/Aim: 
Protection and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources.
Responsible Authority: 
Lietuvos Respublikos APLINKOS MINISTERIJA - Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1992
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2011