Main nature protection legislation in the Republic of Croatia:

  • Nature Protection Act (OG 80/2013)
  • Strategy and Action Plan for the Protection of Biological and Landscape diversity of the Republic of Croatia (OG 143/08)

Other nature protection legislation:

  • Act on Genetically Modified Organisms (OG 70/2005, 137/2009 and 28/2013)
  • Ordinance on the appropriate assessment of the impact of plans, programmes and projects on the ecological network (OG 118/09)
  • Ordinance on amendments to the ordinance on kinds of habitat types, habitats map, threatened and rare habitat types and on measures for conservation of habitat types (OG 119/09)
  • Ordinance on wildlife crossings (OG 5/07)
  • Ordinance on the conditions for holding, methods of marking and keeping records on protected animals in captivity (OG 70/09)
  • Ordinance on the method of preparing and implementing risk assessment studies with respect to introduction, reintroduction and breeding of wild taxa (OG 35/08)
  • Ordinance on the content and the method for submitting the notification for deliberate release of genetically modified organisms into the environment (OG 61/07)
  • Ordinance on the risk assessment of the deliberate release of genetically modified organisms into the environment (OG 136/06)
  • Ordinance on the content and method of implementing the plan of measures for removing the uncontrolled spread of genetically modified organisms into the environment (OG 5/07)

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