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Waste Management Act No. 18 of 2004.

Pays/Territoire
Sainte-Luce
Type du document
Législation
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Titre complet
An Act to provide for the management of waste in conformity with best environmental practices and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
Sujet
Eau, Déchets et substances dangereuses
Mot clé
Législation de base Renforcement des capacités Certification Responsabilité/indemnisation Mise en application EIA Royalties/redevances Transformation/manutention Déchets dangereux Inspection Monitorage Infractions/sanctions Politique/planification Santé publique Recyclage/réemploi Évaluation/gestion des risques Déchets solides Normes Transport/dépôt Élimination de déchets Gestion des déchets Prévention des déchets Pollution des eaux douces Lutte contre la pollution
Aire géographique
Amériques, Caraïbes, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Atlantique Nord, Petits états insulaires en développement
Entry into force notes
This Act shall come into force on a day fixed by the Minister through an Order published in the Official Gazette.
Résumé

This Act lays down rules for waste management to protect human health and the environment. This Act sets forth provisions on the establishment of the Solid Waste Authority; waste management planning; development of National Waste Management Strategy; establishment procedures and licensing of waste management facilities in accordance with EIA; prohibitions and liabilities for waste and management of any type of waste; monitoring and enforcement; and offences and penalties. The Planning Authority may make regulations for the development of National Waste Management Strategy, the implementation of any waste diversion and waste reduction policy, licensing system for the regulation of waste management facilities, the conduct of EIA for waste management facilities, enforcement mechanisms for prohibitions against dumping and littering, the establishment of standards and requirements for waste handling, separation and processing, fees related to waste management, capacity building and public awareness raising on waste management. Furthermore, the Minister may make regulations for the collection, transportation, treatment, recycling and disposal of waste, management of sanitary landfills, collection and treatment of hazardous waste, and reduction, reuse and recycling of solid waste.

Texte intégral
Anglais
Site web
www.vertic.org

Références - Législation

Abroge

Litter Act (No. 24 of 1983).

Législation | Sainte-Luce | 1983

Mot clé: Lutte contre la pollution, Prévention des déchets, Déchets ménagers, Mise en application, Infractions/sanctions, Gestion des déchets

Source: FAO, FAOLEX