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Law on Waste Management.

Country/Territory
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Territorial subdivision
Federation BiH
Document type
Legislation
Date
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Basic legislation Waste disposal Waste prevention Soil rehabilitation Solid waste Institution Offences/penalties Polluter pays principle Hazardous waste Transboundary movement of waste
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Law enter into force 8 days after the publications in the Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Abstract

This Law lays down the general principles for the prevention of production of waste; waste recycling; processing and re-using of waste; extraction of secondary raw materials from the waste; and safe waste disposal. Waste means any substance or object which the holder discards or intends, or is required to discard. The provisions of this Law shall not apply to the radioactive waste, gaseous effluents emitted into the atmosphere and waste water. The text consists of 60 articles divided into 10 Parts and 4 Annexes.

Full text
English
Website
www.ukcs.ba

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Regulation on the form, content and procedure of informing about important characteristics of products and packaging by the manufacturer.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2007

Keyword: Waste management, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the management of waste deriving from electrical and electronic products.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2012

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Royalties/fees, Internal trade, International trade, Processing/handling, Recycling/reuse, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on waste categories with lists.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2005

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the issuance of permits for small business activities in waste management.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2005

Keyword: Waste management, Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on management of waste that is not on the list of hazardous waste.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2005

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Institution, Processing/handling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on animal waste and other that can be used for agricultural purposes.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2007

Keyword: Recycling/reuse, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on financial guarantees that can ensure the cross-border movement of waste.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2005

Keyword: Transboundary movement of waste, Processing/handling, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on selective collection, packaging and labelling of waste.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2006

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on financial and other guarantees to cover the cost of risk of possible damages, rehabilitation and procedures after the landfill closure.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2006

Keyword: Waste management, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on obligation to submit the annual report on the fulfillment of conditions in waste management.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2006

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Waste management, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the conditions for transfer of waste management obligations from producers and sellers to the waste collection system operators.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2005

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Waste disposal, Waste management, Contract/agreement, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the management of packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2011

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, Recycling/reuse, Data collection/reporting, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on medical waste management.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2008

Keyword: Processing/handling, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Protection of environment, Public health, Risk assessment/management, Transport/storage, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on construction waste.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2019

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Procedural matters, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the waste management information system.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2018

Keyword: Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Procedural matters, Access-to-information, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law on amending the Law on waste management.

Legislation | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2014

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX