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Decree-Law No. 46/2008 approving the regime for construction and demolition waste management.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República, I Série, No. 51, 12 March 2008.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Waste prevention Transport/storage Solid waste
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 90 days after its publication.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, consisting of 5 Chapters and 3 Annexes, divided into 25 articles, approves the regime for construction and demolition waste management. It establishes waste management system resulting from work or demolition of buildings or landslides, including its prevention and reuse, its operations collection, transportation, storage, sorting, treatment, recovery and disposal. The Decree-Law is divided as follows: General provisions (Chap. I); Construction and demolition waste management operations (Chap. II); Information (Chap. III); Inspection, offences and penalties (Chap. IV); Final provisions (Chap. V).

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.dre.pt

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Implemented by

Order No. 40/2014 regulating asbestos waste management.

Legislation | Portugal | 2014

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Transport/storage, Solid waste, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX