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Decree-Law No. 239/97 providing for the waste management Regulation.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República No. 208/97 (I-A), 9 September 1997, pp. 4775-4780.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Waste disposal Waste management Registration Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Transport/storage Recycling/reuse
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Abstract

This Decree-Law provides for the waste management Regulation. This Regulation consisting of 6 chapters deals in particular with waste: collection, storage, transport, treatment, re-valorization and disposal in order to avoid environmental disasters and protect human health. The Regulation concerning the requirements to be met for performing the said activity is divided as follows: General provisions (Chap. 1); Waste management (2); Waste disposal operations (3); Waste registration (4); Controls and sanctions (5); Final provisions (6).

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Decree-Law No. 310/95 regulating waste management.

Legislation | Portugal | 1995

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste management, Registration, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Transport/storage, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 961/98 establishing the licensing for the: storage, treatment, valorization and disposal of industrial, urban an other residues.

Legislation | Portugal | 1998

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by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