Brandenburg's legislation is embedded in the legal regulations of the Federal Government and the EU. The federal states can make laws where the Federal Government does not have legislative authority or chooses not to exercise this authority.
The foundation of Brandenburg legislation is the State Constitution, which was passed on 14 June 1992 by a referendum.
Since it was convened in 1990, the State Parliament and passed numerous state laws. The laws have been supplemented by numerous administrative regulations.
A selection of these legal regulations (laws, ordinances, edicts, notifications, orders and regulations) of the State of Brandenburg with reference to federal laws includes the following areas:
|Soil, Environmental Geology and Contaminated Sites|
|Water Protection and Water Management|
|Nature and Landscape Conservation|
You can find a comprehensive overview of Brandenburg state law on the pages of the Brandenburg Regulation System (BRAVORS).
Federal legal regulations can be viewed at:
Postfach 13 20
Further information on the topic of "environmental law" is offered by the Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht e.V. GfU, Society for Environmental Law).
Ministerium für Umwelt, Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz, Referat 02 "Presse und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Internationale Kooperation", Antje Reschke, Tel.: 0331/ 866 -7245, E-Mail: Antje.Reschke@MUGV.Brandenburg.de