Legislative instrument details: Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC

Legal name Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora
Short name Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC
CELEX reference 31992L0043
Identification number 92/43/EEC
Issued by Council of the European Union
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Parent legislative instrument
Valid from 10/06/1992
Abstract The Directive requires Member States to designate sites based on species and habitats in the Directive's annexes. It thereby establishes the Natura 2000 network of protected sites, which also includes the sites designated according to the Birds Directive. Furthermore, the Directive also deals with the protection of species (animals and plants) over the whole territory of a Member State.
Reporting framework
Reporting obligations
DG Env review of reporting theme Nature and Biodiversity
Geographic scope EU Member States