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Name: Law No. 21 of 2005 on Waste Management.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-09-10
Entry into force:
ISN: ARE-2005-L-83638
Bibliography: Act on-line in English Act on-line in English Legal Office FAOLEX, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-05-10)
Act on-line in English Act on-line in English Environmental Agency, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (consulted on 2010-05-10)
Abstract/Citation: The aim of this Law is to regulate the management of waste in Abu Dhabi. It's composed of 8 Chapters divided into 12 articles. Chapter I deals with terms and definitions. Chapters II-VI specify the responsibilities of the following authorities, facilities and parties interested in the management of waste: Competent Authority; Concerned Parties; Generators of Waste; Storage, Treatment and Disposal Facilities; and Environmental Service Providers. Chapter VII deals with the control and inspection of treated facilities and defines offences and penalties. Chapter VIII contains final provisions.

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