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An Act for the protection and restoration of soil from wastes. It consists of 26 articles divided into 5 Parts. Part 1 contains the definition of certain terms such as, for example, "soil", "functions of the soil", "improvement of the soil, etc., as well as its scope of application. Furthermore, the text deals with the following matters: duty to avert damage to the soil, reduction of damage, adding to or removing materials from the soil, duty to take preventive measures, estimates of danger and inquiry orders. Part 4 establishes principles on sound agricultural use of soil.

Implemented by: Local Law on the disposal of waste in the municipality of Bremen. (2013-11-19)
Implemented by: Agreement between the Free Hanseatic Town Hamburg and the Land of Schleswig-Holstein on the authorization and inspection of competent offices according to article 18 of the Federal Soil Protection Act. (2006-06-14)
Implemented by: Federal Soil Conservation Ordinance. (2015-08-31)
Implemented by: Berlin Soil Protection Law. (2011-05-20)
Implemented by: Bremen Soil Protection Law. (2013-04-23)
Implemented by: Thüringen Soil Protection Law. (2007-12-20)
Implemented by: Soil Protection and Contaminated Sites Law. (2009-12-17)
Implemented by: Lower Saxony Soil Protection Law. (2004-11-05)
Implemented by: Rheinland-Pfalz Soil Protection Law. (2005-08-03)
Implemented by: Saarland Soil Protection Law. (2007-11-21)
Amended by: Amending Act on prescription provisions. (2004-12-09)

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