Turkey

    Environment Law

    Law 1983-2872 Environment Law (‘the Environment Law’) (only available in Turkish hereestablishes requirements for real persons, institutions, and enterprises on the mitigation of damage to the environment in the aim of protecting and improving the environment. The Environment Law, in principle, places all cost concerning the prevention, limiting and combatting of pollution on polluting parties.  

    Last Updated: July 30, 2019


  • Requirements

    The Environmental Law provides that: 

    • institutions, agencies and establishments that can lead to environmental issues due to their planned activities will need to prepare an ‘Environmental Impact Assessment Report’ that must consider all impacts on the environment and methods for mitigating any harmful impacts;
    • enterprises that have been determined to be generators of pollution by the Central Environmental Board are required to pay a monthly participation fee ranging from 12,500 TL (approx. €2,000) to 600,000 TL (approx. €94,000) dependant on grouping and grading of the Enterprise;
    • all institutions, agencies and enterprises are obliged to establish waste treatment facilities or systems individually or collectively. Operational and utilization licences will not be granted unless such treatment facilities or systems are established;
    • inspections for treatment, averting, eliminating harmful impacts and importation of wastes, scraps and fuels will be conducted by the General Directorate of Environment; and
    • institutions and agencies should regularly determine and document the information regarding the specifications and quantities of the fuel used and wastes and scraps extracted and report to the General Directorate of Environment.  
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