Factsheet: Act on protection of nature and landscape

Act on protection of nature and landscape

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act No. 543/2002 Call. about protection of nature and landscape
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zákon o ochrane prírody a krajiny
Description: 
This act regulates the competence of governmental bodies and municipalities, as well as the rights and duties of legal entities and natural persons in the protection of nature and landscape with target to ensure long-term preservation of natural balance and diversity of conditions and forms of life, values of natural beauty and create conditions for sustainable use of natural sources and for providing of ecosystem services, taking into account economic, social and cultural needs, as well as regional and local conditions.
Goal/Aim: 
regulate the protection of nature and landscape
Responsible Authority: 
Ministerstvo životného prostredia SR (MŽP SR) - Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2003
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014