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Environmental Impact Assessment Act.

Type of law
Date of original text

The present Act shall ensure that for an effective precautionary environmental planning of public and private projects, the environmental impact shall be identified, described and assessed within the frame of an early and comprehensive environmental impact assessment. In particular, the purpose of the Act is to transpose into national legislation the Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment of 13 December 2011 and the Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control) of 24 November 2010. The text consists of 37 articles divided into 5 Parts as follows: General provisions (I); Environmental impact assessment procedures (II); Organization and implementation (III); Legal remedies and right of appeal (IV); Penalties (V); Transitional and final provisions (VI). Four Annexes are enclosed.
Long title of text
Act on environmental impact assessment.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The present Law enters into force on 1 February 2014.
The present Act repeals the previous Act of 10 March 1999 on the same subject and is consolidated as of 2022.
Serial Imprint
Liechtensteinisches Landesgesetzblatt, No. 19, 24 January 2014, 39 pp.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Gesetz vom 5. Dezember 2013 ber die Umweltvertr glichkeitspr fung (UVPG).