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Plastic Bag Prohibition on Importation Regulations 2006.

Country/Territory
Samoa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Waste disposal Waste management
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Oceania, Polynesia, Small Island Developing States, South Pacific
Abstract

These Regulations prescribe plastic products as "environment pollutant" as defined in section 2 of the Lands Surveys and Environment Act 1989, establish minimum standards of biodegradability for plastic products and provide rules for the importation of plastic products. “Plastic products” means plastics bags and plastic film sheets or pellets used for the production of plastics bags and plastic film sheets.

Full text
English
Website
www.paclli.org

References - Legislation

Implements

Lands, Surveys and Environment Act 1989.

Legislation | Samoa | 1990 (2015)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, Coastal zone management, Fishery management and conservation, Land reform, Land tenure, Expropriation, Public land, Lease, Survey/mapping, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Freshwater pollution, Protected area, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX