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Law No. XIII- 1017 amending Law No. IX-517 on the management of packaging and packaging waste.

Country/Territory
Lithuania
Document type
Legislation
Date
2018
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste non-domestic sources Waste management Business/industry/corporations Registration Tax/levy Packaging/labelling
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on 31 January 2018.
Abstract

Article 6 obliges business entities to keep record of packaging materials and packaging waste in accordance with the procedure established by the Government. Article 7 (1) establishes that manufacturers and importers who, within the reporting period, supply to the domestic market of the Republic of Lithuania no more than 0.5 tons of packaging (excluding one-time packaging and multiple packaging) are exempted from the obligation to pay tax on environmental pollution by packaging waste. Article 10 establishes that in order to collectively organize packaging waste management manufacturers and importers can either set up association or to become part of existing association related to packaging waste management.

Full text
Lithuanian
Website
e-seimas.lrs.lt

References - Legislation

Amends

Law No. IX-517 on the management of packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2001

Keyword: Waste management, Basic legislation, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Liability/compensation, Packaging/labelling, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX