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Act on the prohibition of the use of products containing asbestos.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Journal of Laws 2017 Pos. 2119
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous substances Pollution control Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Consumer protection
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 28 September 1997.
Abstract

This Act prohibits the production of products containing asbestos. Art. 1 par. 3 provides provisions which allow marketing and the use of certain products containing asbestos until they are used up or until asbestos free substitutes are available, whichever occurs first. Art. 5 lays down that employees working in the establishments listed in Annexes 2 and 3 to the Act, in case of stating an occupational disease after the day of contract termination, are entitled to the compensation from the employer under the provisions on benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases.

Full text
Polish
Website
isap.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 1976 (2004)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX