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An Act for the prevention of pollution, the conservation of a varied ecological system, for the promotion of involvement of the public in environmental protection and to provide for ecologically sustainable use of resources and the assessment of effects of economic activities on the environment.
This Decree amends the Decree concerning the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in article 1, which defines the duties of the Ministry, and in article 2, which lists offices, agencies and other bodies that fall within the administration sphere of the Ministry. In article 1 the task of the Ministry regarding land survey and registration is redefined and article 2 requires the Ministry to supervise and monitor the Regional State Administrative Agencies and the Economic Development-, Transport- and the Environment Centres on matters within its competence.
This Decree defines the functions and powers of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and specifies the institutions that are included in the administrative framework of the Ministry.
The purpose of this Act is to promote reindeer husbandry and related natural industries and make them more versatile. The Act also aims at improving the livelihood structure and operating environment in reindeer herding areas and to promote sustainable use of renewable natural resources, development of reindeer husbandry and natural nutrition, and to support the development of rural areas and communities in the reindeer herding areas. It provides rules relative to national and European Community financial support.
This Decree provides for control measures as established by article 25 of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1782/2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers. It makes provision for an integrated administration and control system for purposes of the Regulation.