Environment and the law

  • Overview of legislation, policy and funding programmes for the protection of the environment.

  • You have the right to access certain information about the environment and pollutants that may affect it. Find out how to access environmental information.

  • The Aarhus Convention sets out rules to promote public participation in environmental matters. Read about the Convention and related agreements.

  • The rules as regards the control of noise, the various bodies responsible and how to complain about excessive noise