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Act CLXXXV of 2012 on waste.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Legislation
Date
2012 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Waste domestic sources Waste management Waste non-domestic sources Transport/storage Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Transboundary movement of waste Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Hazardous waste Offences/penalties Oil Polluter pays principle Authorization/permit Registration Royalties/fees Classification/declassification Data collection/reporting Tax/levy Policy/planning Pollution control Governance Internal trade International trade Non-governmental entity Oil pollution Organic waste Solid waste Waste prevention Effluent waste water/discharge Environmental standards
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
First entry into force on 1 January 2013. The last consolidated version of the Act entered into force on 4 December 2015.
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is the protection of the environment and human health, the mitigation of environmental impact, the efficient management of natural resources, the reduction of the impact and improvement of efficiency of the use of resources, as well as the prevention of waste and its harmful effects, the reduction of its quantity and hazardousness, the re-use of materials, as well as higher rates of waste recycling and environmentally sound disposal of non-reusable and non-recyclable wast

Full text
Hungarian
Website
njt.hu

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Decision 2000/532/EC replacing Decision 94/3/EC establishing a list of wastes pursuant to article 1(a) of Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste and Council Decision 94/904/EC establishing a list of hazardous waste pursuant to article 1(4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on shipments of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Transboundary movement of waste, Transport/storage, PIC-prior informed consent, International trade, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Act No. CCIX of 2011 on water public utility service.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011 (2013)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Consumer protection, Contract/agreement, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater resources management, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Polluter pays principle, Potable water, Public water, Sewerage, Water charges, Water rights, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. LVII of 1995 on water management.

Legislation | Hungary | 1995 (2014)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Concession, Water rights, Institution, Non-governmental entity, Surface water, Groundwater, Effluent waste water/discharge, Public water, Waterworks, Water supply, Sewerage, Flood, Potable water, Access-to-information, Servitude, Thermal and medicinal waters, Bed, Bank, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Water abstraction, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Act No. XLIII of 2000 on waste management.

Legislation | Hungary | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste disposal, Effluent waste water/discharge, Classification/declassification, Environmental fees/charges, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Offences/penalties, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Transport/storage, International trade, Waste management, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Liability/compensation, Recycling/reuse, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Decree No. 144 of 2012 (XII. 27.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down detailed rules of treatment of PCB and equipment containing PCB.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Registration, Offences/penalties, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 104 of 2013 (IV. 5.) Korm of the Government laying down detailed rules of payment of the landfill tax.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Tax/levy, Waste disposal, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 318 of 2013 (VIII. 28.) Korm. of the Government concerning the payment and purposes of the landfill tax.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 (2014)

Keyword: Tax/levy, Waste disposal, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 145 of 2012 (XII. 27.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down detailed rules of waste management of waste oils.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Oil, Oil pollution, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 72 of 2013 (VIII. 27.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the list of wastes.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 310 of 2013 (VIII. 16.) Korm. of the Government providing detailed rules on waste management plans and waste prevention programmes.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Waste management, Waste prevention, Policy/planning, Data collection/reporting, Public participation, Governance, Non-governmental entity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 444 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on end-of-life vehicles.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 445 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on waste management activities related to batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2014)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 443 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on waste management activities related to electric and electronic equipments.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 442 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on packaging and on waste management activities related to packaging waste.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2015)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 440 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government concerning the obligations of registration of and data reporting on waste.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties, Registration, Solid waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 439 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on the registration and authorization of waste management activities.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2014)

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Registration, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 438 of 2012 (XII. 29.) Korm of the Government on waste management activity of public utilities and concerning the requirements of providing waste management public service.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Organic waste, Solid waste, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 29 of 2014 (XI. 28.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture concerning technical requirements, operational conditions and technological emission limit values of waste incineration.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Inspection, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Environmental standards, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Governmental Decree No. 317 of 2013 (VIII. 28.) Korm. concerning the selection of the public service provider and the public service contract of waste management.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 (2014)

Keyword: Contract/agreement, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 197 of 2014 (VIII. 1.) Korm of the Government on waste management activities related to electric and electronic equipments.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014 (2015)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 369 of 2014 (XII. 30.) Korm of the Government on end-of-life vehicles.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Registration, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 225 of 2015 (VIII. 7.) Korm. of the Government laying down detailed rules of certain activities related to hazardous waste.

Legislation | Hungary | 2015

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Waste management, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 246 of 2014 (IX. 29.) Korm. of the Government concerning the creation and operation of certain waste management facilities.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014 (2014)

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 385 of 2014 (XII. 31.) Korm of the Government concerning the conditions of providing waste management public service.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Organic waste, Solid waste, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 120 of 2013 (XII. 16.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development regarding emissions from titanium-dioxide production facilities.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Environmental standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Pollution control, Solid waste, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act No. XXII of 2013 on the Hungarian Utilities and Energy Control Agency.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Institution, Governance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX