Chapter 2.1.
GENERAL PROVISIONS


Article 2.1.1.

1.

Unless explicitly indicated otherwise, the environmental quality standards established in this part determine the quality requirements to be met for the aspect concerned of the environment throughout the whole of the Flemish Region.

2.

The policy tasks included in this part concern a number of the tasks to be completed by the authorities to maintain or achieve the quality standards set (such as in the field of licensing policy), data inventories, and the provision of information and communication to the EU Commission or to other Member States.

3.

The policy tasks concerning data inventories and the provision of information and communication to the EU Commission or other Member States are a responsibility of the minister, with preparation by the specified administrations.


Article 2.1.2. The environmental quality standards established in this part are maintained by the authorities with the planning and execution of their policy.

Article 2.1.3. The long-term development and the protection of a healthy environment are general basic environmental quality standards.