Ecolex Logo
The gateway to
environmental law
Search results » Legislation

Regional Legislative Decree No. 20/2007/A on waste management in Azores Region.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Territorial subdivision
Azores
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário da República, I Série, No. 162, 23 August 2007, pp. 5647-5654.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Classification/declassification Concession Authorization/permit Basic legislation
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the day after its publication.
Abstract

This Regional Legislative Decree is composed of eight Chapters divided in 27 articles. It defines the legal regime applicable to waste management in Azores thus implementing EC Directives No. 2006/12/EC of 5 April 2006 and EC Directive No. 91/689/EEC of 12 December 1991. The Decree defines waste management principles and regulates waste management planning activities. Moreover, it rules on licensing and concession procedures as well as on the economic aspects of waste management.

Full text
Portuguese

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Regional Legislative Decree No. 29/2011/A establishing the regime for preventing and managing hazardous residues.

Legislation | Portugal | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Residues, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification, Disinfection/disinfestation, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX