1.3 Instruments of Environmental Protection

As instruments of environmental law available to the legislature available are to be named:
Legal instruments of environmental law (Ordnungsrecht)

  • Registration and notification obligations, disclosure requirements, security requirements, legal prohibitions with permission and approval by (preventive / repressive bans) Orders of the administration on the basis of the general process, security and police law;
  • Planning instruments of environmental law Fachplanung (landscaping, clean air plans, water management plans, waste management plans), spatial overall planning (spatial plans, land use planning); EIA project-related determination of the impact on the environment (assessment of environmental risk), Rules of procedure for obtaining information;
  • Legal tax instruments of environmental law Environmental taxes, Incentive taxes, countervailing charges (compensation of interventions); Informal instruments in environmental law, recommendations, warnings, appeals, official environmental consulting.