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Council Directive 96/59/EC on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls (PCB/PCT).

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Waste disposal Waste non-domestic sources Hazardous waste Packaging/labelling Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The present Directive aims at harmonizing the laws of the Member States on the controlled disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls (hereinafter “PCBs”), the decontamination or disposal of equipment containing PCBs and the disposal of used PCBs in order to eliminate them completely. Without prejudice to their international obligations, Member States shall take the necessary measures to ensure that used PCBs are disposed of and PCBs and equipment containing PCBs are dec

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References - Legislation

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Control of Atmospheric Pollution (Incineration of Hazardous Wastes) Regulations, 2002 (P.I. 638/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 209 implementing Council Directive 96/59/EC on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls

Legislation | Italy | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Data collection/reporting

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Legislation | Cyprus | 2002 | Repealed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

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Polychlorinated Terphenyls (PCB/PCT) Regulations, 2002 (P.I. 636/2002).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2002

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Inventory, Monitoring, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Registration, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste management

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

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 2011 on Procedures for the Management of Certain Types of Hazardous Waste

Legislation | Latvia | 2011 (2014)

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Waste management, Oil, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on decontamination of the environment from polychlorinated biphenyls.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection (Disposal of Dangerous Substances) Act 2000.

Legislation | Gibraltar | 2000

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Registration, Packaging/labelling, Public health, Offences/penalties, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 277/99 on the elimination of PCB according to EC Directive No. 96/59/CE of 1996.

Legislation | Portugal | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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