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Council Directive 76/464/EEC on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community.

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Abstract
This Directive shall apply to inland surface water, territorial waters, internal coastal waters, and groundwater. Member States shall take the appropriate steps to eliminate pollution of the waters above referred by the dangerous substances in the families and groups of substances in List I of the Annex and to reduce pollution of the said waters by the dangerous substances in the families and groups of substances in List II of the Annex, the provisions of which represent only a first step towards this goal. With regard to the substances belonging to the families and groups of substances in List I, all discharges into the waters, which are liable to contain any such substance shall require prior authorization by the competent authority of the Member State concerned. In order to reduce pollution of the waters referred to in Article 1 by the substances within List II, Member States shall establish programmes in the implementation.
Date of text
Notes
Directive 2000/60/EC repeals this Directive with effect from 22 December 2013.
Repealed
Yes
Serial Imprint
CELEX-EUR Official Journal L 129, 18 May 1976, pp. 23-29.
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English

Legislation status
repealed
Legislation Amendment
No
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