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Law No.38 of 1967 General Public Cleaning.

Country/Territory
Egypt
Document type
Legislation
Date
1967 (2005)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Solid waste Waste disposal Local government Special fund Monitoring
Geographical area
Africa, Northern Africa
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Law consisting of 12 articles aims at governing the management of solid waste in Egypt. It prohibits placing solid waste anywhere except in an area designated by the local council and in accordance with the specifications in the executive regulations. This prohibition applies to treatment and disposal of solid waste as well as to temporary placement in an undesignated container.

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Amended by

Presidential Decree Law No.47 of 2014 amending some provisions of Law No. 38 of 1967 for General Public Hygiene amended by Law No.106 of 2012.

Legislation | Egypt | 2014

Keyword: Waste management, Solid waste, Waste non-domestic sources, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX