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Name: Cabinet Resolution No. 26 of 2014 on National Regime of Ozone Depleting Substances.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2014-07-24
Entry into force:
ISN: ARE-2014-R-98630
Bibliography: Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Eastlaws Database, Cairo, Egypt (consulted on 2015-05-15)
Abstract/Citation: All importers, exporter and re-exporters of any materials, equipments and products containing ozone depleting substances must register duly with the authorized authorities and obtain prior permission to import, export or re-export any of the materials prescribed by the law.

The Resolution encloses an appendix prescribing the materials, equipments and products subject to control pursuant to the resolution. Additionally, the second appendix constitutes a table for substances subject to proper disposal which includes 11 Hydro, Chloral, Flora, Carbonate substances. The products prescribed by the resolution include vehicles air-conditioning, refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, dehumidifier, water coolers, ice makers and aerosol products.

The Cabinet Resolution also prescribed the authorities and powers delegated to the Ministry of Environment and Water to enforce any procedures or actions to protect the ozone layer.

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