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Decree-Law No. 2/2017 approving the Urban Solid Waste Management System.

Country/Territory
Timor-Leste
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Waste disposal Waste management Solid waste Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Waste prevention Polluter pays principle
Geographical area
Asia, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day after its publication.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, consisting of 57 articles divided into eight Chapters, defines the rules that govern the solid waste management system in Timor-Leste. The provision related to the urban waste management service complies with the following principles: a) Protection of public health and the environment; b) Promotion of universality and equal access; c) Quality and continuity of service protecting the interests of users; d) Economic and financial sustainability of services; e) User-payer principle

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.jornal.gov.tl