General Data
Name of instrument Environmental tax for environmental pollution caused by waste water discharge
Country SI
Spatial level national
Type Economic instruments
Subtype Consumptive fees
Description It is a tax for environmental pollution caused by discharge of waste waters into public sewage system, directly into surface waters or indirectly by sinking into underground waters. This tax includes discharging of industrial, communal and precipitation water and users who are connected to public sewage system or who discharge waste water through cesspits or small purifying plant. The tax is collected on national level, but it is redistributed to municipalities (the same amount as it was collected on the territory of a certain municipality) if a municipality has a project for building a local sewage system. It is a target investment money transfer from state budget to municipality budged
General objectives - to enable municipalities to finance their plans for building public sewage system
General objectives keywords municipal budgets; municipal infrastructure costs;
Responsible National authority
Stakeholder Involved National authority; Local authority/Municipal council;
Reference Decree on environmental tax for environmental pollution caused by waste water discharge Environment Protection Act
General assessment of strength and weakness strength:
regual and foreseen source of income for municipality sewage infrastructure

weakness:
Metadata
Date of entry 2007/05/07
Implementation
Legal status mandatory
Extension all municipalities
Comment
Type of monitoring Report basing on quantitative indicators
Characteristics
Preconditions for implementation
General comment
Assessment
Relevance
Status
Ranking 0
Remark Not enough information for an assessment
Acceptance
Status
Ranking 0
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Implementation
Status
Ranking 5
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Feasibility
Status Legislation, Political will, Staff
Ranking 3
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Effectiveness
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Ranking 0
Remark Not enough information for an assessment.