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Solid and Hazardous Waste Law, 2002 (Law No. 215(I)/2002).

Type of law

The present Law aims at harmonizing the existing legislative frame of Cyprus with a number of European Community Directives on waste and hazardous waste management. The Law provides for the solid and hazardous waste handling and disposal so as to ensure a high level of environmental protection by taking the necessary measures for the management of solid and hazardous waste at a national level. The law consists in 44 articles divided in five Parts as follows: Part I - Introductory provisions; Part III - Specific provisions to manage hazardous waste; Part IV - Transboundary movements of waste; PART V - Administration and implementation. Part VI - Additional provisions.
Date of text
Serial Imprint
Episimi Efimerida tis Kypriakis Dimokratias No. 3666, Supplement I, Part I, 27 December 2002, pp. 3375-3425.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
2002 ( . 215(I)/2002).
Repealed by