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Decree-Law No. 366-A/97 on the management of packaging and of waste originated by packaging.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Waste management Waste prevention Classification/declassification
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 day of its publication.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, composed of 17 articles, introduces in the national legal order EU Directive No. 94/62/CE of 20 December 1994, and defines general principles and norms applicable to the management of packaging and waste originated from packaging, with the view of preventing waste production, recycling the used packages and other forms of waste valorization including its final elimination. The aim is to grating a sound management and, at the same time, a proper protection of the environment. Particular attention is devoted to the management responsibilities, the classification of waste (recyclable, not recyclable, subject to an integrated system) and its marking. Moreover, the Decree-Law institutes a Commission for the support and the Management of Packaging and Packaging Waste. Finally, it rules on applicable sanctions and penalties.

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.diramb.gov.pt

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