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Directive 2008/99/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of the environment through criminal law.

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Type of law
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Abstract
This Directive lays down the principles to be followed by Member States in the field of environmental criminal law. The aim is to achieve the effective protection of the environment through more dissuasive penalties for environmentally harmful activities, which typically cause or are likely to cause substantial damage to the air, including the stratosphere, to soil, water, animals or plants, including to the conservation of species.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 328, 6 December 2008, pp. 28-37.
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
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