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

Pays/Territoire
Maldives
Type du document
Règlement
Date
2021
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Source d'origine
Government Gazette of the Maldives vol. 50, no. 344 of 2021.
Sujet
Environnement gén., Alimentation et nutrition
Mot clé
Commerce intérieur Commerce international Protection de l’environnement Santé publique Utilisation durable Produits de nettoyage/détergents Lutte contre la pollution Boissons Fruits/noix comestibles Eau potable
Aire géographique
Asie, Asie et Pacifique, Océan Indien, Petits états insulaires en développement, Mer de l'Asie du Sud-Est, Asie du Sud
Entry into force notes
1 June 2022
Résumé

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.

Texte intégral
Maldivien
Site web
www.environment.gov.mv

Références - Législation

Implemente

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

Législation | Maldives | 1993

Mot clé: Loi-cadre, Planification environnementale, Lutte contre la pollution, EIA, Infractions/sanctions, Protection de l’environnement, Politique/planification, Pollution des eaux douces

Source: FAO, FAOLEX