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Council Directive 75/439/EEC on the disposal of waste oils.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1975
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Land & soil, Waste & hazardous substances, Water
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Oil pollution Soil pollution/quality Waste non-domestic sources Waste management Waste disposal Effluent waste water/discharge Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The aim pursued by this Directive is the protection of the environment against the harmful effects caused by the discharge, treatment or deposit of waste oils. For the purposes of these provisions “waste oils” shall mean any liquid or semi-liquid used products totally or partially consisting of mineral or synthetic oil, including the oily residues from tanks, oil-water mixtures and emulsions. Member States must take all necessary measures to ensure the safe collection and disposal of waste oils.

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Website
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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Order No. 224 on Waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Waste disposal, Waste management, Environmental planning, Recycling/reuse, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on duties of entrepreneurs concerning some wastes management, and product fee and deposit fee.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2007)

Keyword: Environmental fees/charges, Waste management, Offences/penalties, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solid and Hazardous Waste Law, 2002 (Law No. 215(I)/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Solid waste, Transboundary movement of waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Act (No. 1415 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Law (2010)

Legislation | Latvia | 2010 (2015)

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 127 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Environmental planning, Waste management, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Control of Atmospheric Pollution Law, 2002 (Law No. 187(Ι)/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002

Keyword: Access-to-information, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, Basic legislation, Certification, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Monitoring, Pollution control, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2010) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 95 implementing Directives 75/439/EEC and 87/101/EEC concerning the disposal of waste oils.

Legislation | Italy | 1992

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Waste management, Waste disposal, Effluent waste water/discharge, Waste non-domestic sources, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 48 on Waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental standards, Pollution control, Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Recycling/reuse, Registration, Transboundary movement of waste, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the disposal of waste oils.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Oil pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste management, Waste disposal, Effluent waste water/discharge, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. No. 493 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Management of Waste Oils) Regulations, 2002 (P.I. 637/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Inventory, Oil pollution, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Control of Atmospheric Pollution (Incineration of Waste Oils) Regulations, 2002 (P.I. 529/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002

Keyword: Access-to-information, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Pollution control, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2001 (2007) | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Policy/planning, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Council Directive 87/101/EEC amending Directive 75/439/EEC on the disposal of waste oils.

Legislation | European Union | 1986 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the incineration of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Environmental standards, Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Commission of the European Communities v. Republic of Austria

Jurisprudence | International court | Austria, European Union, Portugal |

Keyword: Oil, Recycling/reuse, Waste management, Oil pollution, Waste disposal

Source: UNEP, InforMEA