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Library Order No. 853 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage etc.

Order No. 853 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage etc.

Order No. 853 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage etc.

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The Order applies to all animal fertilizers (manure). Its purpose is to set regulations on standards for the establishment of animal keeping compounds and the storage of such biomass. In Chapter 2 it sets regulations on the establishment of facilities, as well as extensions and modifications thereof for animal husbandry; these shall not be permitted if causing pollution. Stables and similar enclosures for animals shall be designed so that contamination of groundwater and surface water does not occur. They must have floors constructed of durable materials which are impermeable to moisture. An appropriate drainage system shall be mandatory for collecting liquid manure and waste water (Chapter 3). For livestock farms storing manure or plant biomass, requirement for storage facilities must have a certain capacity to meet the requirements sets by Order on agricultural use of fertilizers and plant cover. Storage facilities must at least have a capacity equivalent to 6 months' supply (Chapter 4). There is an authorized allowance of maximum spread of manure volume of plant biomass corresponding to 1.4 of livestock units/ha on a yearly basis and plan period from 1 August to 31 August (Chapter 11). All information must be notified and registered with the local municipalities - under the regulation of the Ministry of Environment.The Order consists of 15 Chapters and 3 Appendices: Scope (1); Location of livestock (2); Interior of stables (3); Capacity of manure storage facilities (4); Storage of solid manure (5); Storage of silage and treatment of straw (6); Storage of liquid manure and silage effluents, degassed plant biomass and residual water (7); Layout of drainage (8); Operations and maintenance (9); Application of manure, degassed plant biomass, silage effluent and waste water (10); Harmony provisions (11); Reporting (12); Administrative provisions (13); Penalties (14); Entry into force and transitional provisions (15).Appendix 1 - Different conversion factors to be applied in the calculation of animals (art. 3, sect. 14).Appendix 2 - Establishment of containing barriers (art. 19, sect. 2) in adherence to conditions of notification (art. 35) which must be met.Appendix 3 - Farm's spread of manure equivalent to 2.3 livestock units for each hectare/planning year pursuant to art. 31, section 3 on the following conditions.

Implements: Directive 98/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical standards and regulations. (1998-06-22)
Implements: Environment Protection Act (No. 1189 of 2016). (2016-09-27)
Implements: Act on environmental permits of livestock (No. 1486 of 2009). (2015-07-03)
Implements: Act on agricultural use of fertilizers and plant cover (No. 388 of 2017). (2016-04-27)
Repealed by: Order No. 594 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage. (2015-05-04)
Repeals: Order No. 915 on commercial keeping of livestock, manure, silage etc. (2013-06-27)

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