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National Flood Risk Management Plan Ordinance 2015.

Type of law

The present Ordinance lays down provisions relating to the management of flood risk in Austria. It endorses certain sections of the enclosed Flood Risk Management Plan RMP 2015 which transposes the Europena Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on the assessment and management of flood risks into Austrian law. In particular, the Plan defines appropriate goals for risk reduction and measures their ranking. The text consists of 5 articles divided into 2 Parts as follows: General provisions (I); Priorities of measures (II).
Long title of text
Ordinance by the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, the Environment and Water Resources on planning of flood risk management.
Date of text
Serial Imprint
Bundesgesetzblatt f r die Republik sterreich, Part II, No. 268, 28 September 2016, 2 pp.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Verordnung des Bundesministers f r Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft betreffend Planungen zum Hochwasserrisikomanagement (Nationale HochwasserrisikomanagementplanVO 2015 RMPV 2015).