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Wastes Act.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001 (2007)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Waste prevention Recycling/reuse Policy/planning Transport/storage
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Abstract

This Act is composed of the following Sections: General provisions (Sec. 1); Principles of wastes management (Sec. 2); Plans of wastes management (Sec. 3); Activities of local government relating to wastes management (Sec. 3a); Duties of wastes owners and dealing with wastes transport (Sec. 4); Detailed requirements for the management of some types of wastes (Sec. 5); Thermal transformation of wastes (Sec. 6); Wastes storage (Sec. 7); Criminal provisions (Sec. 9); Final provision (Sec. 10). The

Full text
Polish
Website
isip.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Solid waste, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 78/176/EEC on waste from the titanium dioxide industry

Legislation | European Union | 1978 (1991) | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 86/278/EEC on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture.

Legislation | European Union | 1986

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Sewerage, Waste disposal

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Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed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 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

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

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Solid waste, Hazardous substances, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Waste management, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Basic legislation, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX