Notice Of Public Participation In The Drawing Up Of Certain Plans And Programmes Relating To The Environment

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om offentlighedens inddragelse ved udarbejdelse af visse planer og programmer på miljøområdet

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Notice on public participation in the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the miljøområdet1)

Under section 79, paragraphs 2 and 3, of the law on environmental protection, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 879 of 26. June 2010, as amended by Act No. 1273 of 21. December 2011, lays down: § 1. The Ordinance lays down rules concerning public participation in the preparation or revision of the national waste management plan under section 46 c of the law on the protection of the environment and the national waste prevention plan pursuant to section 50 (e) of the law on environmental protection.

§ 2. The environmental protection agency shall consult the public before the plans or programmes referred to in paragraph 1 shall be drawn up or revised.

(2). In order to give the public early and effectively to express their views before deciding on plans or programmes, the environmental protection agency must make public announcement of the proposal for a plan or programme or revision of plan or programme within the scope of section 1. The announcement may take place exclusively digitally on the Environment Agency's website www.mst.dk. The announcement must at least indicate: 1) environmental protection agency's address.

2) statement that everyone has the right to view the draft plan or programme or the revision of the plan or programme.

3) statement that everyone has the right to comment on the proposal within a time limit of at least eight weeks from announcement, as well as information about which comments and questions may be directed.

(3). The environmental protection agency shall make public announcement of the plan or programme is adopted and of the reasons and considerations that underlie the plan or programme is adopted, including on the process for public participation. The announcement may take place exclusively digitally on the Environment Agency's website www.mst.dk. The plan or programme must be publicly available and disseminated electronically to public regulation. Ordinance on active dissemination of environmental information.

§ 3. The notice shall enter into force on the 15. February 2012.

(2). Executive Order No. 1322 of 21. December 2011 on public participation in the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment shall be repealed.

The Ministry of the environment, the 10. February 2012 Ida Auken/Claus Torp Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of a European Parliament and Council Directive 2003/35/EC of 26. May 2003 on public participation in connection with the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending Council directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC with regard to public participation and access to justice, the official journal of the European Union 2003, nr. L 156, p. 17, and parts of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2008/98/EC of 19. November 2008 on waste and repealing certain directives, the official journal of the European Union 2008, nr. L 312, page 3.