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The Environmental Code is a frame law aiming to support sustainable development. Ordinances issued pursuant to the Code specify the provisions.

The Environmental Code

Chapter 13 on Genetic Engineering and Chapter 14 on Chemical Products and Biotechnical Organisms in particular apply to the Swedish Chemicals Agency.

The Environmental Code in English.

Examples of Ordinances issued pursuant to the Environmental Code

  • Chemical Products and Biotechnical Organisms Ordinance (2008:245).
  • Pesticides Ordinance (2014:425).
  • Pesticide Fees Ordinance (2013:63).
  • Plant Protection Products Containing Nematodes, Insects or Arachnids Ordinance (2006:1010).
  • Biocidal Products Ordinance (2000:338).
  • Environmental Enforcement Ordinance (2011:13).
  • Environmental Charges Ordinance (2012:259).
  • Prohibition in Certain Cases in Connection with the Handling, Import and Export of Chemical Products Ordinance (1998:944).
  • Fees on the Examination and Enforcement According to the Environmental Code Ordinance (1998:940).
  • Hazardous Substances in Electric and Electronic Equipment Ordinance (2012:861).
  • Toy Safety Ordinance (2011:703).
  • Cosmetic Products Ordinance (2013:413).
  • Tattoo Ink Ordinance (2012:503).

These texts are available in Swedish only.

Other acts and ordinances

These texts are available in Swedish only.