European Legislation 2008/99/CE (19/11/2008)
Authority: European Parliament and Council of European Union
Subject: The Directive obliges Member States to provide for criminal penalties in their national legislation with respect to serious infringements of the provisions of Community law on the protection of the environment.
Original language: English
Classification: Art. 37 Environmental protection
Notices: Effectiveness of the Charter: The Preamble of the directive made reference to the Charter of fundamental rights.