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Current information about changes in environmental legislation (Czech, Slovak, EU)
Kolář, Jan ; Matušková, Petra
In the period September 2018 – July 2019, several amendments were made to the legislation of the Czech Republic and Slovakia that may have an impact on operators of hot dip galvanising installations. They are both legal amendments concerning major areas of the environment (air, water, waste) and other relevant legal regulations. On the the other hand, there were no major changes at the level of the European Union that would have an impact on operators of hot dip galvanising installations.
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Biotope Valuation Method of Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic 2017\n
Seják, J. ; Cudlín, Pavel ; Petříček, V. ; Prokopová, Marcela ; Cudlín, Ondřej ; Holcová, D. ; Kaprová, K. ; Melichar, J. ; Škarková, P.
The presented habitat valuation method is an amendment of the original method for evaluation and pricing of habitats in the Czech Republic developed in the Ecological Institute (Seják et al. 2003). The method is based on expert evaluation of habitat types in the Czech Republic using selected parametres expressing biodiversity value of several levels. The monetary valuation is based on restoration costs analysis. The method can be be used for the evaluation and monetary valuation of ecological value of landscape segments with practical use in ecological demage quantification but also for a comparison of several alternatives of landscape restoration projects.
Liability for loss caused to the environment
Hanibal, Josef ; Stejskal, Vojtěch (advisor) ; Damohorský, Milan (referee)
English abstract The subject of my thesis is liability for loss caused to the environment. This is a fairly complex issue in the environmental law, which has developed significantly in recent years and decades, coming under the spotlight of the national, international, and European legislation. The principal aim of this thesis is to present and describe various legal instruments in the field of environmental law, particularly the legal regime of liability for loss caused to the environment in international, European, and national law. This thesis consists of nine chapters in which I analyze various modes of legal liability as a means of protecting the environment. The opening chapter of my work defines the term of legal liability in the field of environmental protection. Then I deal with tort liability in the environmental law, both criminal responsibility and liability for administrative misconducts. Next chapter of my work is devoted to liability for damage to the environment in international law. I focus primarily on the Lugano Convention on Civil Liability for damage resulting from activities dangerous to the environment, which has become an important source of inspiration for further development of a common regime of liability for damage to the environment in European countries. The fourth chapter...
Financial aspects of liability for environmental damage
Cimburková, Iveta ; Humlíčková, Petra (advisor) ; Sobotka, Michal (referee)
This diploma thesis provides an overview of the aspects connected with financial assurance of liability for environmental damage. First parts of the work define the frame for this topic through its essentials terms and theoretical basis. Also there are introduced the main functions of economic instruments. Part 3 briefly focuses on the ways of codification of liability in the international public law. The main part of this work is dedicated to an adoption of the polluter pays principle to the European Union law and the Czech national law system. Thus parts 4 and 5 describe and evaluate efficiency of this liability system from the perspective of obligation to assure a financial security. Last part gives a list of possible instruments which may be used as a suitable financial security according to the statute n. 167/2008 Sb.
Liability for ecological harm
Nováková, Alexandra ; Stejskal, Vojtěch (advisor) ; Humlíčková, Petra (referee)
! This thesis discusses the issue of liability for environmental damages, which includes (i) public-law liability (in Czech legal framework described as "environmental injury") and (ii) private-law liability. The Act on Environmental Damage transposed the Directive on Environmental Liability (the "Directive"), the aim of which is prevention and remedy of environmental damage. The Act on Environmental Damage is legally binding from August 17, 2008, as lex specialis to the Act on Environment and other Acts on respective environmental components. Although the Act on Environmental Damage is based on the public-law approach, the private-law liability remains unaffected. According to the Act on Environmental Damage, the strict liability is imposed on operators of certain high-risk occupational activities and these operators are obliged to implement preventive and remedial measures and bear associated costs. Furthermore, the operators must provide relevant information on the request of competent public authorities.
Polluter Pays Principle in the Environmental Law
Vícha, Ondřej ; Damohorský, Milan (advisor) ; Müllerová, Hana (referee) ; Drobník, Jaroslav (referee)
A B S T R A C T of the dissertation "Polluter Pays Principle in the Environmental Law" JUDr. Ondřej Vícha The Doctoral Program¨"Theoretical Legal Sciences", Law Faculty, Charles University in Prague This thesis deals with the legal aspects of the the polluter pays principle (PPP) within the environmental law. The aim of this thesis is to provide an overview of current definitions of this principle and its application in the International, European and national Czech law. The text is devided into ten chapters. After the introduction, the thesis ruminates on legal principles in general, their status and function in the legal system and in the environmental law specially. The third part holds forth on development and functions of the PPP and its relation to other legal principles of the environmental law. The polluter-pays principle represents among the OECD countries, respectively at the European level, for quite a long recognized and practically applied economic and legal principles leading to internalize the costs of environmental protection, which are transferred from states to the real polluters, who pollutes environment by their production or other economic activities. The history of this principle reflects a gradual shift in meaning. At first, the Recommendations of the OECD and the EC referred to the...
Liability for environmental loss
Haisová, Eva ; Stejskal, Vojtěch (advisor) ; Humlíčková, Petra (referee)
This thesis describes the environmental damages legislation. Relevant parts of the work focus on the international legislation including special liability regimes, then it focuses on the European Union legislation, especially on the Directive 2004/35/EC, also it describes British legislation in this area and the legislation in the Czech Republic, namely the differences between environmental damages and environmental loss, it mentions also the old contaminations. Lastly the text tries to compare the British and Czech legislation in liability for environmental damage.
Directive on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage and transposition in the Czech legal system
Jelínková, Petra ; Tichý, Luboš (advisor) ; Svoboda, Pavel (referee)
The subject of my master thesis is the EU directive 2004/35 on environmental responsibility, prevention and damage redress, its implementation into the legal order of the Czech Republic and the potential impact of undue transposition of the directive. The first part of my thesis deals with the harmonization need in this area and with the directive itself. Following a brief introduction of the directive, I'm presenting an overview of its basic institutes and their legal form. I'm also making an effort at identifying possible shortcomings of the directive. The basic institutes of the directive include: key principles, the environmental damage itself, operational activity, responsibility mechanisms, financial safeguards and the administrative procedure to impose a preventive or a remedial provisions. The second part of my thesis deals with the theoretical aspects of appropriate implementation, such as the interpretation of the directive, a timely adoption of the transposition provisions, proper projection of the content of the directive, due form of the transposition provisions, the application of EU norms, the equivalence and effectiveness imperative and the internal Czech rules for the implementation of EU norms that have been laid down by the governmental provision Nr. 1304 (methodological directions). The...
The Risk Assessment under the Act on Environmental Damage in Fosfa joint-stock Company
Davčíková, Veronika ; Ing.Monika Vajbarová (referee) ; Kocmanová, Alena (advisor)
Nowadays there is an increasing pressure on manufacturing companies to reduce their impact on the environment. This thesis seeks to address two approaches to reducing the environmental impact - legislative and voluntary. The theoretical part defines the procedure for environmental risk assessment under applicable law and the implementation of cleaner production in the company. The practical part describes the evaluation of risks arising in all production areas of the company and implementing the cleaner production program in the selected department. The introduction of cleaner production is economically evaluated by the simple return on investment method.

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