section 1 of the Sea and the water authority's administrative authority on
the area of the environment for issues relating to the conservation, restoration and sustainable
use of lakes, streams and oceans.
2 § the museums shall, within their area of responsibility to be proactive,
supporting and collecting in the implementation of environmental policy and
promote the sustainable management of fisheries resources.
3 § the museums shall promote the generation of targets for
environmental performance and the environmental quality objectives which Parliament has
established accessible and shall, where necessary, propose measures for
development of environmental work.
4 § the museums shall coordinate the monitoring and evaluation of
environmental quality objectives No overfeeding, flourishing Lakes and
streams and a balanced marine environment, flourishing coastal and archipelago.
The authority shall, in respect of their environmental performance report to the
The environmental protection agency and consult with the work of the reporting
5 § the museums shall, in particular,
1. be responsible for the Central tillsynsvägledningen in
the environmental code and cooperate with provincial governments to bring about
an effective enforcement,
2. monitor public environmental interests in cases where
Environment Act applied and managed with the authorities and
courts and leave the Authority's comments early in the
3. participate in environmental trials concerning issues that are
fundamentally important or are of great importance for marine and
the aquatic environment or fisheries;
4. be collecting in the water and the marine environment by
coordinate water authorities for the implementation of the regulation
(2004:660) on the management of the quality of the aquatic environment,
5. working with issues relating to maritime spatial planning,
6. have the overall responsibility for fisheries control and
be responsible for the implementation of the landing check;
7. within its area of responsibility, be responsible for the protection of habitats and
species as well as other questions about biodiversity in lakes,
rivers and seas,
8. in consultation with the environmental protection agency to allocate funds for
environmental monitoring, monitoring of environmental quality objectives and
international reporting and after consultation with the other relevant
authorities and organisations responsible for the implementation of
environmental monitoring and to describe and analyse the State of the environment
within its area of responsibility,
9. be responsible to collect basic information on
fish stocks and fishing and other exploitation in lakes,
rivers and seas, and, in particular, respond to data collection and
advice on fish stocks and fishing in
accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 199/2008 of 25
February 2008 establishing a Community framework for the collection,
management and use of data in the fisheries sector
and support for scientific advice regarding the
common fisheries policy,
10. within its area of responsibility, promote research and
development activities and participate in the preparation of
The environmental protection agency's environmental research grant to support
authority and the Authority's work,
11. make knowledge on marine and aquatic environment, fisheries and
the work of the authority available to government agencies, public and
other interested parties,
12. be responsible for the monitoring and assessment of the State
contribution covered by the Regulation (1982:840) If Government subsidies
the liming of lakes and streams, the Regulation (2009:381)
If State aid for local water projects and
Ordinance (1998:1343) on aid for fishing services,
13. monitor and evaluate the Government grants covered by
Wildlife damage regulation (2001:724) with regard to the prevention
measures and compensation for damage caused by seal and
Please report any such follow-up and evaluation to the State
Agricultural works, and
14. in interact with the environmental protection agency, Agriculture Department, Swedish
Geological Survey and provincial governments on issues that have
importance for conservation, restoration and sustainable use of
Marine and aquatic environment and for aquaculture.
section 6 of the Agency shall ensure that the rules and routines that
the Agency has at its disposal are cost-effective and easy for
citizens and businesses.
section 7 the authority may perform the service exports which are directly
linked to the development work that the Agency conducts
internationally, and which is within the scope of the mission
specified in this instruction, another regulation or a
decisions taken by the Government.
The total revenue generated by the Agency's entire
service exports may not exceed five per cent of the Agency's
total administrative costs. Regulation (2013:1046).
section 8 Authority is headed by a head of Government.
§ 9 at the Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting of
a maximum of ten members.
Positions and assignments
section 10 the Director General is the head of Government.
Staff disciplinary board
11 § at the Agency, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.
Applicability of certain regulations
12 § the museums shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance
13 § the museums shall apply internal audit regulation
Exemptions from government regulation
13 a of the provisions of section 20, first subparagraph, and paragraph 21 of 3 – 5
the Government agencies Ordinance (2007:515) shall not apply to Sea-
and the water authority's decisions made through automated
treatment. Regulation (2014:1428).
13 b of the decision taken by automated processing to
be regarded as taken by the Director General. Regulation (2014:1428).
section 14 of the Agency may collect charges for services provided
within the framework of the Authority's cooperation in the Agency's
area of responsibility or in service exports.
The authority may provide for the fees and
to receive the fees.