Action Programme for the protection of waters from pollution caused by nitrates of agricultural origin. | Land Portal

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This publication, with the aim of protecting the national based waters from pollution caused by nitrates of agricultural origin and in order to achieve a good state of water bodies of surface and groundwaters and preventing deterioration of already reached status of water bodies in terms of percentage of pollution of agricultural origin nitrates, here stipulates the updated version of the official Croatian Action Programme for the protection of waters from pollution caused by nitrates of agricultural origin.The Annex is also part of this publication (containing several specific technical and chemical tolerance lists).

Implements: Water Law. (2009-12-11)
Implements: Law on Fertilizers and Soil Improvers. (2003-10-01)
Repeals: Regulation on the content of the Action Programme for the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. (2012-12-21)

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The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a federal independent communist state under the strong hand of Marshal TITO. Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands, along with a majority of Croatia's ethnic Serb population.

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