An environmental coordinator who is an employee of the operator may not be disadvantaged as a result of his duties as environmental coordinator.
The appointment and the replacement of an employee environmental coordinator, the relieving of his position and the appointment of a temporary replacement takes place by the operator, without prejudice to that stipulated in article 3.2.3, § 3, after prior agreement from the committee for health, safety and the embellishment of the workplace or, in its the absence, from the trade union representative. In the case of a lasting difference of opinion within the committee or with the trade union representative, the opinion is requested of of the division appointed by the Flemish Government.
In view of the application in the Flemish Region of Regulation (EC) No. 1221/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council of 25 November 2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), repealing Regulation (EC) No. 761/2001 and Commission Decisions 2001/681/EC and 2006/193/EC, the Flemish Government appoints the body which - as far as the Flemish Region is concerned - is charged with the accreditation of independent environmental verifiers and the monitoring of their activities. It informs the European Commission of this.
The Flemish Government appoints the competent body as described in article 11 of Regulation (EC) No. 1221/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council of 25 November 2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), repealing Regulation (EC) No. 761/2001 and Commission Decisions 2001/681/EC and 2006/193/EC, »;
The competent body is charged with the execution of the tasks assigned to it by virtue of this Regulation.
The Flemish Government can impose a charge on the applicant of the registration towards the registration costs of a organisation, of which the Flemish Government determines the amount.
The Flemish Government can determine that the providing of information specified by the environmental regulations to the Flemish Government or to legal persons associated with the Flemish Region takes place by means of an integral annual environmental report.
The Flemish Government determines the content of the integral annual environmental report, as well as the way in which and the period within which it is submitted. It determines to which institution or department the integral annual environmental report is submitted. It can instruct the institution or department to forward the whole or partial report or its whole or partial contents to other institutions or departments. It can introduce the obligation of the drawing up of an integrated annual environmental report in phases.