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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on waste management in the waste management Act (Latvian journal 2010, 183, 205. no) the following amendments: 1. Turn off the article 3, paragraph 2 of the second paragraph, the words "(hereinafter referred to as a by-product)". 2. To make article 6 paragraph 6 by the following: "6) treatment in waste management requirements." 3. To supplement the law with article 12.1, as follows: "article 12.1. Waste the waste management trader or broker before the inception of the register in the national environmental service. The Cabinet of Ministers shall determine the order in which the national environmental service registered traders of waste and waste management intermediaries. " 4. Article 14 shall be supplemented by the second subparagraph by the following: "(2) the health inspection according to its competence control of this law, article 6, paragraph 6 of the waste treatment facilities." 5. Replace article 20 the fifth subparagraph, first sentence, the word "second" with the word "fourth". 6. Express article 24, third subparagraph by the following: "(3) this article referred to in the second paragraph of electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer founded in the Association of persons: 1) concerning public administration — perform a execution of electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer registration — located in the environmental protection and the Ministry of regional development; 2) electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer registration shall have the right to issue regulations for the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer registration, refusal to register of electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer and the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer from electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer registry. " 7. Supplement article 31 with 3.1 part as follows: "(31) referred to in the third subparagraph of the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer founded in the Association of persons: 1) concerning public administration task — to make batteries and battery manufacturer registration — located in the environmental protection and the Ministry of regional development; 2) batteries or batteries producer registration is entitled to issue administrative acts on the battery or the battery manufacturer's registration, refusal to register the battery or the battery manufacturer and the manufacturer of the batteries or accumulators from the battery or the battery manufacturer registry. " 8. Article 33: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the battery or the battery manufacturer provides waste batteries and accumulators collection, treatment and recycling, using the best available techniques according to health and environmental protection principles and laws on pollution."; to supplement the article with the third and fourth subparagraph by the following: "(3) any battery or battery manufacturer, distributor or operator, dealing with waste batteries and accumulators collection, treatment and recycling, as well as State and local authorities can participate in the first and second part in these activities. (4) the first and the measures referred to in the second subparagraph shall also apply to batteries and accumulators imported from third countries are not appropriate for discriminatory provisions, without prejudice to the batteries and accumulators referred to trade and prevent anti-competitive activities. " 9. Express article 34 the second part as follows: "(2) of the vehicle battery and the battery manufacturer or distributor shall ensure that the following collection of waste batteries and accumulators, also using the collection points, located in the vicinity of the end users, or acceptance of the privately owned, economic activities of the incidental (non-commercial) land vehicles or other self-propelled machinery for free, without imposing the obligation to buy a new battery or battery." 10. To supplement the law with article 34.1 (first instance) by the following: ' article 34.1. (1) the battery or the battery manufacturer or their authorized agent, ensure that you cover all of this law, article 33, first and second part of the framework of measures referred to in the collected portable batteries and accumulators, batteries and accumulators, as well as industrial batteries and accumulators collection, treatment and recycling costs. (2) the first part of this article is not applied to the waste batteries and accumulators collected under the laws and regulations on waste electrical and electronic equipment or for the management of end-of life vehicles, to prevent double payment for the waste collection, treatment and recycling. (3) battery or the battery producers or their authorised persons ensure that cover all the public awareness of the cost of the measure which apply to all types of portable waste batteries and accumulators collection, treatment and recycling. (4) battery or battery direct users of portable batteries and accumulators are not separate at the time of sale of the relevant waste batteries and accumulators collection, treatment and recycling costs. (5) a vehicle battery or battery, as well as industrial batteries or accumulators, producers or their authorised persons may enter into agreements that provide for a different cost recovery arrangements than those provided for in the first subparagraph of this article. (6) the requirements of this article apply to all types of batteries and accumulators waste regardless of the time of placing on the market. " 11. Express article 42 the fifth subparagraph by the following: "(5) the operator of waste, which landed in the territory of Latvia or exported from the territory of Latvia in the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2006, Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste (hereinafter Regulation No 1013/2006) or in article 3 of the Basel Convention the waste referred to in the third paragraph of this article as intended until 1 March of the current year to submit report on waste for the previous calendar year, in accordance with the provisions on the protection of the environment in national statistical report forms." 12. transitional provisions: turn in paragraph 4, the words and figures "and" 6 "," ", and article 41, third paragraph; Replace in paragraph 9, the words "and the 2010 December 31" with numbers and the words "1 July 2013"; transitional provisions be supplemented with 20 and 21 as follows: "Cabinet of Ministers 20. not later than 1 July 2013 manages this law, article 6, paragraph 6, and article 12.1, article 41, third paragraph of those provisions. 21. If the municipality article 18 of this law in accordance with the procedures specified in is not contracted on the municipal waste collection, transport, storage, handling, or persons who are the principals of the law on public procurement, take the municipal waste collection and transport, public procurement, subject to the binding provisions of the local government. In this case, the Subscriber Agreement is in effect until the specified contract period, but not longer than one month after the entry into force of the Treaty that concluded the Government with this law, article 18, the procedure laid down in the first subparagraph in the designated merchant. " The Parliament adopted the law of 29 March 2012.
The President of the Parliament instead of the President s. Āboltiņ in Riga 2012 April 17.
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