Factsheet: Environmental code

Environmental code

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Environmental code
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Code de l'environnement
Description: 
The environmental code contains all environmental legislation and consists of four volumes. The first volume contains legislation concerning spatial planning, the atmosphere and noise. The second volume consists of legislation concerning hunting, waste and water. The third volume contains all legislation concerning energy, classified buildings, forests, impact on the environment, natural parcs and fishery. The fourth and last volume contains legislation concerning nature protection, dangerous substances and some divers topics.
Goal/Aim: 
Protection and sustainable management of the environment.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l'Environnement (mev) - Ministry of the Environment

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1997
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014