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Air Protection Act No. 86/2002.

Type of law

This Act sets forth the legislative framework on air protection and prevention of air pollution. These provisions establish (i) rights and obligations of persons carrying out activities likely to have adverse effects on air quality; (ii) functions of administrative authorities concerning the protection of atmospheric air against the impact of polluting substances; and (iii) conditions for reducing the amount of released polluting substances. The Act consists of 56 articles divided into eight Sections, as follows: (1) General provisions; (2) Air protection; (3) Protection of the ozone layer; (4) Prevention of climate change; (5) Access to common information of international organizations; (6) Penalties; (7) Administrative activities concerning the protection of air and the ozone layer as well as the prevention of climate change; (8) Common, transitional and repealing provisions.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Act enters into force on 1 June 2002.
Serial Imprint
Collection of Laws No. 86 of 2002.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Zakon o ochrane ovzdusi.
Implemented by
Repealed by