Amendments To The Law On Waste Management

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Atkritumu apsaimniekošanas likumā

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/223412

The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on waste management in the waste management Act (Latvian Journal No. 183, 2010) the following amendments: 1. Replace the words "throughout the Act the Ministry of the environment" (fold) with the words "the protection of the environment and regional development Ministry" (fold).
2. Express article 8, second and third subparagraphs by the following: "(2) the municipality in the first part of the above applicable rules within three working days after they sent in writing to the protection of the environment and regional development Ministry to give its opinion. The protection of the environment and regional development Ministry not later than two weeks from the date of receipt of the binding rules of these regulations shall consider compliance with legislation on waste management, waste management national plan and regional plans. If local regulations comply with laws and regulations and planning documents, environmental protection and regional development, the Ministry shall inform the relevant authorities.
(3) If the protection of the environment and regional development Ministry is opposed to the article referred to in the first paragraph of binding provisions, it shall forward its opinion to the relevant municipality. The municipality of binding provisions clarify the project sent to the environmental protection and regional development Ministry, adding information on the protection of the environment and regional development Ministry objections expressed the opinion that the municipality does not agree. "
The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2011.
The law adopted by the Parliament in December 16, 2010.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga of the 2010 December 29.