Chapter III.
EMAS and the decretal compulsory environmental audit


Article 3.3.1.

1

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.

2

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.

3

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.


Article 3.3.2. Translation not available

Article 3.3.3. Unless specified otherwise, the environmental audit takes place at the operator's expense.The Flemish Government can grant subsidies for the conducting of a decretal compulsory or voluntary environmental audit within the limits of the budget credit. It determines the specific regulations for the granting of subsidies.