This Act establishes guidelines on surveying and mapping of cadastre through the Survey and Cadastre Authority. Survey and Cadastre Authority may, after consultation with other authorities, store and distribute related data. Surveying in Danish waters, including waters around the Faroe Islands and Greenland, may only be done with the Survey and Cadastre Authority authorization. At completion, a copy of all survey data shall be submitted to the SCA. Decisions in adherence to section 1 may not be appealed to any other administrative authority. The Minister of Environment may lay down rules on the application form and the conditions attached to this authorization, as well as to establish rules concerning the delivery of survey data. Violation of article 4a, section 1, point 1 will be subject to a fine, and can be imposed to commercial identities under the rules of the Criminal Code's Chapter 5.
Implemented by: Order No. 1430 on free use of data. (2012-12-23)
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Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the EU's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union, European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.
Denmark is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy.