Documents on certain registration objects, such as soil surveys and groundwater monitoring wells, must be submitted in order for subsurface data to be entered in the Key Register of the Subsurface.
Order of the Minister for the Interior and Kingdom Relations amending the Order on the Key Register of the Subsurface in connection with the addition of registration objects (third phase)
This draft Order contains rules for implementing the Act on the Key Register of the Subsurface [Wet basisregistratie ondergrond] and the Decree on the Key Register of the Subsurface [Besluit basisregistratie ondergrond]. The Act on the Key Register of the Subsurface provides for the creation of a Key Register of the Subsurface consisting of a digital map with detailed information on the subsurface of the Netherlands. On the basis of the Act on the Key Register of the Subsurface, the source data owners designated therein to submit certain subsurface data (of certain registration objects) for inclusion in the Key Register.
Registration objects are being added to the Key Register in phases. This third phase is specifically for the following registration objects: pedological core sample analyses, geological core sample descriptions, pedological wall sample analyses, groundwater monitoring networks, groundwater composition surveys and groundwater level surveys.
This draft Order establishes the data catalogue that describes the manner in which the information is to be provided. Annexes F, G, H, N, O and P to the draft Order set out new rules on the establishment of the Key Register of the Subsurface, which may contain technical regulations. These cover creation of the data catalogue for the data to be entered in the Key Register of the Subsurface (Article 11 and Annexes III, III.a and VI to IX to the Order on the Key Register of the Subsurface).
Article 15 of the Order on the Key Register of the Subsurface contains a mutual recognition clause.