Legislative instrument details: Seveso III Directive

Legal name Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC
Short name Seveso III Directive
CELEX reference 32012L0018
Identification number 2012/18/EU
Issued by European Parliament and Council
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Valid from 13/08/2012
Abstract This Directive lays down rules for the prevention of major accidents which involve dangerous substances, and the limitation of their consequences for human health and the environment, with a view to ensuring a high level of protection throughout the Union in a consistent and effective manner.
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Geographic scope EU28, Text with EEA relevance