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Decree-Law No. 196/2003.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República, I Série-A, No. 194, 23 August 2003, pp. 5489-5501.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste disposal Waste management Certification Classification/declassification
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Abstract

This Decree-Law is composed of 32 articles and six Annexes divided in six Chapters. It establishes the legal system applicable to the management of waste vehicles (VFV). In particular, it defines management principles and responsibilities. Moreover, it regulates prevention and information requirements. It establishes an integrated management system and requires the issuing of a destruction certificate. Finally, it defines applicable sanctions and penalties. The annexes provide a classification of the materials and standards for storage and management purposes.

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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