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Act on buffer zones (ecotones) (No. 894 of 2014).

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This Act sets regulations related to the fertilization of soil in rural areas (soil conditioners, spraying, cultivation, etc.) which is not permitted in buffer zones of maximum 10 meters from the shores of open water courses and lakes with a surface area of more than 100 square meters (article 1). These regulations do not apply to land used for forestry, gardens or fish farming activities. The document is regulated by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries. The Ministry may, after consultation with municipal organizations, set rules on another public authority or institution responsible for carrying out duties under this Act. In doing so, rules on appeal against the authority's or institution's decisions cannot be brought before any other administrative authority, or have cases reopen after appeals are submitted.
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Entry into force notes
Entry into force shall be decided by the Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fishery.
This Act does not apply to Greenland nor to the Faroe Islands.This Act has been repealed by Act on the repeal of the Act on marginal zones No. 79 of 27 January 2016.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om randzoner.