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Council Directive 91/156/EEC amending Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1991
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Waste disposal Waste prevention Recycling/reuse Polluter pays principle Solid waste
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

A set of Community rules on waste disposal has been established under Directive 75/442/EEC. In the light of the principle of a high level of environmental protection, the aim pursued is to encourage the recycling and reuse of waste as raw materials. The present Directive lays down particular amendments and addenda to that Directive. First, articles 1 to 12 shall be replaced by the provisions laid down in article 1 hereto. “Waste” shall mean any substance or object falling in the categories set o

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References - Legislation

Amends

Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Waste Management Plan Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Royalties/fees, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solid and Hazardous Waste (List of Waste) Order, 2003 (P.I. 157/2003).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2003

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

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Legislation | Cyprus | 2002 | Repealed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 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

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Waste Register) Order, 2003 (P.I. 158/2003).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2003

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Registration, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 22 of 1997 implementing Directive 91/156/EEC on waste, Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste and Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | Italy | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Transboundary movement of waste, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Registration, Institution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (No. 1757 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2001 (2006)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Cleaning agents/detergents, Effluent waste water/discharge, Emissions, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Protection of habitats, Soil pollution/quality, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Radiation, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Joint Decision No. 69728/824 on solid waste handling and disposal.

Legislation | Greece | 1996

Keyword: Solid waste, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Joint Decision No. H.P. 50910/2727 on hazardous waste handling and disposal. National and Regional Waste Management Plans.

Legislation | Greece | 2003

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Application Form for Waste Management Permit) Ordinance, 2003 (P.I. 160/2003).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2003

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Hazardous waste, Pollution control, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Marco Antonio Saetti and Andrea Frediani

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union |

Keyword: Waste non-domestic sources, Waste disposal

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Paul Van de Walle, Daniel Laurent, Thierry Mersch and Texaco Belgium SA

Jurisprudence | International court | Belgium, European Union |

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: UNEP, InforMEA