Environmental Code, acts and ordinances

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The Environmental Code is a frame law, which means that it contains basic regulations. The Environmental Code is supplemented with ordinances and administrative provisions that define the regulations. Here you can see which chapters in the Environmental Code and which other Swedish rules on chemicals are, when taken together, of particular importance for the work of the Swedish Chemicals Agency.

The Environmental Code

The Environmental Code aims to promote sustainable development so that present and future generations can live in a healthy and good environment. The Environmental Code consists of 33 chapters divided into seven parts. The chapters below are of particular importance for the work of the Swedish Chemicals Agency.

The Environmental Code (1998:808)external link

Chapter 2. General rules of consideration, etc. (In Swedish only)external link

Chapter 13. Genetic engineering (In Swedish only)external link

Chapter 14. Chemical products and biotechnical organisms (In Swedish only)external link

Chapter 26. Supervision (In Swedish only)external link

Chapter 27. Charges and fees (In Swedish only)external link

Chapter 29. Penalty provisions and forfeiture (In Swedish only)external link

Chapter 30. Environmental sanction charges (In Swedish only)external link

You will find further information on sustainable development and the Environmental Code on the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency website.external link

Other acts and ordinances

Please note that the following legislations are available in Swedish only.

Safety of Toys Act (2011:579)external link

Safety of Toys Ordinance (2011:703)external link

Product Safety Act (2004:451)external link

Product Safety Ordinance (2004:469)external link

Last published 9 June 2020