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Presidential Decree no. 9/2021 to ban the production and sales of single-use plastic products.

País/Territorio
Maldivas
Tipo de documento
Reglamento
Fecha
2021
Fuente
FAO, FAOLEX
Fuente original
Government Gazette of the Maldives vol. 50, no. 344 of 2021.
Materia
Medio ambiente gen., Alimentación y nutrición
Palabra clave
Comercio interior Comercio internacional Protección del medio ambiente Salud pública Uso sostenible Productos de limpieza/detergentes Control de la contaminación Bebidas Frutas/nueces comestibles Agua potable
Área geográphica
Asia, Asia y Pacifico, Océano Índico, Pequeños estados insulares en desarrollo, Mares del Asia Sudoriental, Asia Meridional
Entry into force notes
1 June 2022
Resumen

This Presidential Decree, made under provisions of the Environment Protection and Preservation Act (Act No. 4/93), provides for the implementation of the first phase of production and sales ban of single-use plastic items, in order to reduce the environmental impacts of plastic products, promote the use of sustainable alternatives, safeguard public health. The Decree covers the following items: single-use plastic-based drinking straw; cutleries, plates and stirrers; plastic shopping bags; lunch boxes; imported sweet Areca nuts in plastic packaging; plastic drinking cups below 250 ml; cotton buds with plastic stems; shampoo, soap, conditioner and lotion bottles in plastic packaging that are 50 ml and below. What is more, the Decree concerns the ban on the production of drinking water and beverages packed in plastic bottles starting from 1 June, 2022.

Texto completo
Divehi
Página web
www.environment.gov.mv

Referencias - Legislación

Implementa

Environmental Protection and Preservation Act of Maldives (Law No. 4/93).

Legislación | Maldivas | 1993

Palabra clave: Ley marco, Planificación ambiental, Control de la contaminación, EIA, Infracciones/sanciones, Protección del medio ambiente, Política/planificación, Contaminación de las aguas dulces

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX