Wfa-Environmental Regulation Wfa-Uv

Original Language Title: WFA-Umwelt-Verordnung - WFA-UV

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493rd Ordinance of the Federal Minister for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management on the assessment of the impact on the environment in the context of the effect-oriented impact assessment for regulatory projects and other projects (WFA environmental regulation WFA-UV)

On the basis of § 17 para 3 Z 3 of the Federal Budget Act 2013 (BHG 2013), Federal Law Gazette I no. 139/2009, I no. 62/2012, is amended by the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette in agreement with the Chancellor and ordered the Federal Minister of Finance:


1. (1) this regulation lays down the assessment of the impact on the environment in the context of action-oriented assessment in accordance with article 17 BHG 2013.

(2) contains methodological guidelines simplified and detailed assessment of the impacts of regulatory projects and projects of extraordinary financial importance in accordance with section 58 subsection 2 BHG 2013 on the environment.

Simplified estimation

§ 2. In the framework of the simplified assessment is to consider whether the effect dimension environment is likely to be significantly affected according to the specifications of Appendix 1.

In-depth assessment

§ 3. In the framework of the in-depth assessment, the likely significant effects on the environment are to test according to Appendix 2.

Entry into force

§ 4. This Regulation shall enter into force 1 January 2013.