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Environment Protection (Litter and Waste Control) Regulations 2013 (L.N. No. 7 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Tuvalu
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste disposal Waste domestic sources Waste non-domestic sources Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Waste management Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Least Developed Countries, Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations made under section 39 of the Environment Protection Act, defines duties and offences in relation to waste pollution. Every owner and occupier of land or premises shall keep their land and premises free from litter and other waste which may become litter. Waste offences include the offence of burning litter and (harmful) waste, the offence dumping any prescribed substance at a landfill without disclosing its nature to the relevant designated waste management operator; or (b) fai

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References - Legislation

Implements

Environment Protection Act 2008 (Cap. 30.25).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 2008 (2008)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Institution, EIA, Precautionary principle, Climate change, Sustainable development, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX