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Solid and Hazardous Waste Law, 2002 (Law No. 215(I)/2002).

Country/Territory
Cyprus
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Data collection/reporting Hazardous waste Packaging/labelling Pollution control Solid waste Transboundary movement of waste Waste disposal Waste management Classification/declassification
Geographical area
European Union Countries, Western Asia
Abstract

The present Law aims at harmonizing the existing legislative frame of Cyprus with a number of European Community Directives on waste and hazardous waste management. The Law provides for the solid and hazardous waste handling and disposal so as to ensure a high level of environmental protection by taking the necessary measures for the management of solid and hazardous waste at a national level. The law consists in 44 articles divided in five Parts as follows: Part I - Introductory provisions; Par

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References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Decision 2000/532/EC replacing Decision 94/3/EC establishing a list of wastes pursuant to article 1(a) of Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste and Council Decision 94/904/EC establishing a list of hazardous waste pursuant to article 1(4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control

Legislation | European Union | 1996 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Hazardous substances, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/156/EEC amending Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Polluter pays principle, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/59/EC on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls (PCB/PCT).

Legislation | European Union | 1996

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 75/439/EEC on the disposal of waste oils.

Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Oil pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste management, Waste disposal, Effluent waste water/discharge, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Application Form for Waste Management Permit) Ordinance, 2003 (P.I. 160/2003).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2003

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Hazardous waste, Pollution control, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Amendment) Law, 2005 (Law No. 162(I)/2005).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2005

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Pollution control, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Solid and Hazardous Waste (Amendment) Law, 2006 (Law No. 17(Ι)/2006).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Pollution control, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Court/tribunal, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Waste Law, 2011 (Law No. 185(Ι)/2011).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2011

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Liability/compensation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX