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Environment Protection (Beverage Containers and Plastic Bags) Act 2011.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
Northern Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
2011 (2021)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to establish a beverage container deposit scheme and to regulate the supply of plastic bags.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Pollution control Recycling/reuse Waste management
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 104 sections divided into seven Parts and completed by one Schedule, aims at minimizing environmental pollution by establishing a container deposit scheme to reduce beverage container waste and increase resource recovery, reuse and recycling, and by regulating the supply of single use, non-biodegradable plastic bags.

Full text
English
Website
legislation.nt.gov.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Environment Protection (Beverage Containers and Plastic Bags) Regulations.

Legislation | Australia | 2011 (2021)

Keyword: Beverages, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Waste management, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Statute Law Amendment (Territory Economic Reconstruction) Act 2021 (Act. No. 19 of 2021).

Legislation | Australia | 2021

Keyword: Protection of environment, Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Offences/penalties, Environmental planning, Policy/planning, Beverages, Certification, Packaging/labelling, Lease, Public land, Pastoralism, Land-use planning, Right of use, Transfer, Waste management, Property rights, Water rights, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Indigenous peoples, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX