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Decree-Law No. 153/2003 on oil management (old and new).

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República, I Série-A No. 158, 11 July 2003, pp. 3957 – 3964.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Recycling/reuse Waste management Waste prevention Oil
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree-Law enters into force on the date of its publication.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, composed of 33 articles divided in five Chapters, regulates oil management, addressing both old and new oil. The aim is to prevent production, in a dangerous amount, of oil waste by supporting recycling and other types of valorization. In particular, the Decree-Law establishes an integrated management system and regulates oil uses operations such as storage, treatment, recycling and valorization. Finally it provides sanctions and penalties.

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Amended by

Decree-Law No. 178/2006 on waste management.

Legislation | Portugal | 2006

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX