Environmental Protection Act

Updated: 09.01.2019

Name (orig)

Prawo ochrony środowiska

Name (English)

Environmental Protection Act

Full name

Ustawa z dnia 27 kwietnia 2001 r. Prawo ochrony środowiska

Entry into force


Last amended on



The act implements several European directives regarding environmental protection (see Art. 1 Environmental Protection Act).

Relevance for renewable energy

Art. 400 of the Environmental Protection Act provide rules on the granting of loans by the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management. These loans may also be granted to projects involving the use of renewable energy sources.


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