Policy and Regulation:- Hungary Contaminated land 

1. Policy and Regulation
1.1 Policy
General rules of environmental protection are set in the 53/1995 law that aims to develop harmonic relation of humans and the environment, the aligned protection 
of the environment as a whole, its elements and processes to ensure the long-term sustainability. The law contains the basic principles of the environmental
protection, its toolkit, responsibilities, and the rules of the uniform protection of the environmental elements. (in Hungarian) http://www.kvvm.hu/dokumentum.php?cont ...
(summary) http://www.kvvm.hu/cimg/documents/1995 ... The 57/1995 law on water management deals with the surface and groundwater, natural aquifers, surface water channels and riparian zones. It also regulates
those activities that impact or alter the quality of waters or the structure of aquifers, the utilisation of waters, protection of water sustainability and
water resources management. Finally, the law describes the principles of monitoring and assessment of waters, the data collection, processing, and distribution
procedures, the assessment of the state of waters and research. (in Hungarian) http://www.kvvm.hu/dokumentum.php?cont ... (summary) http://www.kvvm.hu/cimg/documents/1995 ...
 
1.2 Regulation
The Hungarian Government, in its Decision No. 2205/1996 (VII.24) adopted the National Environmental Remediation Programme (NERP, Országos Környezetvédelmi 
Kármentesítési Program) and its short-term stage as Appendix “F” to the National Environmental Programme, while the Government Decision No. 2304/1997 rules
on the tasks of the medium-term stage. Government, in its Decision No. 2205/1996 (VII.24)on the remediation of the posthumous environmental damages under state responsibility (in Hungarian):
http://www.kvvm.hu/szakmai/karmentes/j ... Government Decision No. 2304/1997. (X. 8.) on the mid-term remediation programmes providing against lasting environmental damages under state responsibility
(in Hungarian) http://www.kvvm.hu/szakmai/karmentes/j ... The 219/2004. (VII. 21.) Governmental Decree on the protection of ground waters has replaced the 33/2000 (III.17.) Governmental Decree. This new decree
regulates the tasks and responsibilities to achieve (i) the good status and sustainability of ground waters; (ii) the gradual decrease and prevention of pollutions
of ground waters, (iii) sustainable water use of ground water resources, and (iv) the remediation of geological agent. (in Hungarian) http://www.kvvm.hu/szakmai/karmentes/k ...
More orders and announcements can be read (in Hungarian) on: http://www.kvvm.hu/szakmai/karmentes/j ...  
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