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Decree No. 308 on the quality of soil management.

Type of law

This Decree contains rules relative to the quality of works in the field of soil management and conservation and the professional integrity of the persons that carry out such works. The aim of the Decree is to streamline and improve previous legislation, to strengthen the decision-making capacity of local authorities in the field of soil management and conservation and to secure legality and improve the quality of professionals in this field. Persons and (semi-public) legal entities that wish to carry out or to control soil management and conservation activities shall be approved by the Ministers of the environment and traffic and water management. Approval requires a certificate of accreditation with an approved accreditation institute. The Decree also prescribes the requirement of a soil inspection report prior to building activities.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Enters into force on 14 February 2006.
Serial Imprint
Staatsblad No. 308, 6 July 2006, 49 pp.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Besluit van 14 juni 2006, houdende regels inzake de kwaliteit van werkzaamheden in het bodembeheer en de integriteit van degenen die deze werkzaamheden uitvoeren (Besluit uitvoeringskwaliteit bodembeheer).