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Law No. 209 “On waste”.

Country/Territory
Moldova, Republic of
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Waste domestic sources Waste non-domestic sources Waste management Waste prevention Waste disposal Hazardous waste Bioenergy Public health Local government Registration Access-to-information
Geographical area
CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Eastern Europe, Europe, Landlocked Developing Nations
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force 12 months after the date of its official publication.
Abstract

This Law establishes the legal framework, public policy and necessary measures for the protection of the environment and public health by preventing or reducing the negative impact caused by the generation and management of waste, and reducing the overall impact of resource use, as well as increasing the efficiency of their use. The provisions of this Law shall not apply to: (a) gaseous emissions into the atmosphere; (b) soil (at the location), including unrecovered contaminated soil and firmly

Full text
Russian
Website
lex.justice.md

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Law No. 1347-XIII on industrial and domestic waste.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 1997 (2005)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Recycling/reuse, Monitoring, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Registration, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX