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Act on the assessment and management of flood risk from rivers and lakes (No. 1085 of 2017).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Act provides definitions and framework for the assessment and management of flood risks from watercourse and lakes with the aim to reducing risks in vulnerable areas. For each water-district a planning project is initiated by the municipal authorities, under supervision of the Ministry of Environment.
This Act consists of 7 Chapters and 2 Appendices: Purpose and scope (1); Risk areas (2); Risk management plans(3); Administrative rules (4); Appeals and legal proceedings(5); Entry into force and transitional provisions (6); Changes in the Planning Act (7).
Appendix 1 - Maps of flood hazard.
Appendix 2 - Development of Risk Management Plan.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
The Act does not apply to Greenland nor to the Faroe Islands.Consolidated version of the Act on the assessment and management of flood risk from rivers and lakes No. 1505 of 2009.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om vurdering og styring af oversv mmelsesrisikoen fra vandl b og s er.