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The Control of Plastic Bag Regulations, 2021.

Country/Territory
Eswatini
Document type
Regulation
Date
2021
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Eswatini Government Gazette, VOL. LIX], MBABANE, Friday, MAY, 21", 2021, No. 67.
Subject
Food & nutrition, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Royalties/fees International trade Offences/penalties Waste prevention Waste management Recycling/reuse Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Southern Africa
Abstract

The objects of these Regulations are to (a) regulate the production, importation and use of plastic bags; (b) promote the re-use, recycling and safe handling of plastic bags; and (c) ultimately ban the production, importation and use of plastic bags with a wall thickness of less than twenty-four micrometres in Eswatini. The Authority shall keep a Register of all importers and manufacturers of plastic bags.

Full text
English
Website
eea.org.sz

References - Legislation

Implements

Environmental Management Act 2002 (Act No. 5 of 2002).

Legislation | Eswatini | 2002

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Monitoring, Environmental audit, Court/tribunal, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Environmental fees/charges, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Hazards, Special fund, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, PIC-prior informed consent, Policy/planning, Standards, Protection of environment, Soil rehabilitation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Pesticides, Freshwater pollution, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX