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Waste Management Act.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Waste disposal Waste management Waste prevention Authorization/permit Hazardous waste Internal trade International trade Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Recycling/reuse Transport/storage
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 30 October 2003.
Abstract

This Act defines the environmentally sound management of waste as a combination of rights, obligations, decisions, acts and activities related to their generation and treatment, based upon certain information and various forms of control. The Act sets out the requirements towards the products, which in their production process or after the final use generate hazardous or ordinary wastes.

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Reduction of the harmful impact of waste upon the environment Act.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1997

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Recycling/reuse, Registration, Solid waste, Transport/storage, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Ordinance on the cases for which permit or registration is required for import, export and transit of waste, establishment of bank guarantee and on the control of transboundary movement of waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2004

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Transport/storage, Internal trade, International trade, Authorization/permit, Transboundary movement of waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 8 on the Conditions and Requirements for Building and Operation of Landfills, and other Facilities and Installations for Waste Recovery and Disposal.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2004

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous waste, Organic waste, Pollution control, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance on Packaging and Packaging Waste.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Packaging/labelling, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law of Health.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2004

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Noise pollution, Pollution control, Radiation, Public health, Right to clean/healthy environment, Human rights, Gender, Food quality control/food safety, Water supply, Potable water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Law on waste management.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2012

Keyword: Waste management, Basic legislation, Waste domestic sources, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Processing/handling, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX