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Environmental Liability Act (2007)

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Act regulates the prevention and remedying of damage caused to the environment based on the polluter pays principle. This Act applies to environmental damage or threat of environmental damage caused by non-point pollution if it is possible to determine a causal link between the environmental damage or a threat thereof and a person s or persons act or omission. This Act applies to environmental damage or threat of environmental damage arising from an event, act or omission occurring after the entry into force of this Act if not more than 30 years have passed from the event, act or omission that caused it.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
Consolidated version of the Act, as last amended by the Act of 20 June 2023, published in the State Gazette I, no. 1 of 30 June 2023.
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
RT I 2007, 62, 396
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Keskkonnavastutuse seadus (2007)