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Wastes Act.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001 (2010)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Waste prevention Polluter pays principle Hazardous waste Offences/penalties Basic legislation
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 1 October 2001.
Abstract

The Wastes Act is composed of the following Sections: General provisions (sect. 1); Rule of waste management (sect. 2); Waste management plans (sect. 3); Competences of local government relating to management of urban wastes (set. 3a); Duties of waste owners and waste carriers (sect. 4); Detailed requirements of management of certain types of wastes (sect. 5); Thermal processing of wastes (sect. 6); Waste storage (sect. 7); Penal provisions (sec. 9); Penalties (sect. 9a); Final provision (sect.

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Legislation | European Union | 1978 (1991) | Repealed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Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed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 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Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed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

Implemented by

Regulation on criteria and procedures of acceptance of waste storage on a landfill of a given waste type.

Legislation | Poland | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on mechanical and biological treatment of mixed municipal waste.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention

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