Amendments To The Law On Waste Management

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Atkritumu apsaimniekošanas likumā

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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; in 2012, 2013, 59 no; 194, 232 no) follows: 1. Article 1: express the following in paragraph 24: "24) household waste electrical and electronic equipment-electrical and electronic equipment waste arising in the household or in trade, services, industry elsewhere, bodies and, if they are characteristics and volume comparable household generated waste electrical and electronic equipment. The waste electrical and electronic equipment, which could be used both in households, and also elsewhere, in any case, considered household waste electrical and electronic equipment; " make 26 the following: 26) "electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer, any person who, irrespective of the trading methods used, regardless of the distance contract: a) their economic activities are made in electrical and electronic equipment under his own name (company) or mark or ask to design or produce electrical and electronic equipment and sold them with your name (company) or mark in the territory of Latvia , b) using your name (company) or mark, their economic activities in the territory of Latvia sold equipment, produced by the other party, except when the equipment is also the name of the manufacturer (firm) or mark, c) their economic activities for the first time in Latvian market made available to electrical and electronic equipment from a third country or from another Member State of the European Union, for payment or free of charge of supplying them for distribution , the consumption or use, d) conducts its business operations in another European Union Member State or in a third country, and with the distance contract, sold in Latvia in electrical and electronic equipment in households or directly to users who do not have household; " to supplement the article with the following paragraph 27:27) "electrical and electronic equipment distributors: any person who, in their economic activities in electrical and electronic equipment shall be made available on the market. Electrical and electronic equipment distributor at the same time can also be electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer within the meaning of this law. " 2. Express 3 the first paragraph of article 4 as follows: "4) invalid explosives;". 3. Put article 5, first paragraph, point 3 as follows: "3) prepare the waste for reuse;". 4. Supplement article 6 to 1.1 as follows: ' 11) procedures applicable criteria for by-products and waste application for termination of status; ". 5. in article 12: to supplement the first part with the words "rekultivēt atrakšan of the waste dumps and waste regraded"; Add to article 1.1 part as follows: "(11) before the rekultivēt of the atrakšan of waste dumps, the operator shall coordinate these activities with landowners, on whose land the waste dump in rekultivēt, and with municipal administrative territory which contains the dump."; Add to the second part of paragraph 6 by the following: ' 6) the order in which to be released and be cancelled permission rekultivēt atrakšan to the waste dumps and waste for the authorisation regraded sliding requirements, requirements for repeated conditioning to dump its waste in atrakšan and regraded (including claims of rekultivēt repeatedly dumps after conditioning monitoring), as well as requirements for national environment service to submit information on the types and quantities of waste collected atrok a rekultivēt, dump and waste. "regraded 6. Add to article 12.1, with the words "as well as the order in which the waste and the waste management trader intermediaries provide information the national environmental service of operations carried out with the waste, and the content of this information." 7. Supplement article 14, first paragraph, after the word "Department" with the word "periodically", respectively. 8. Express article 19 by the following: ' article 19. (1) it is prohibited to mix different types of hazardous waste, as well as to mix hazardous waste with household waste or industrial waste. (2) in order to ensure that the management of hazardous waste according to article 4 of this law, the creator of hazardous waste, the owner or the operator where hazardous waste is mixed, not subject to the requirements of the first subparagraph, may make mixed waste separation, if that is possible, taking into account technical and economic opportunities. " 9. Article 20: replace the seventh paragraph, first sentence, the words "reuse" with the words "preparing for re-use"; turn off the ninth paragraph, the words "or" dump ". 10. in article 24: a supplement to article 1.1 part as follows: "(11) foreign electrical and electronic equipment manufacturers may, in writing, authorize a person who pursues commercial in Latvia, to take over the foreign electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer obligations in respect to Latvia in this statutory waste electrical and electronic equipment management requirements. Latvia registered in electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer, who does business in Latvia and, with the distance contract, sell electrical and electronic equipment in another European Union Member State where it does business, not in writing, authorize a person who is registered in the relevant Member State of the European Union, to take over the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer obligations in the Member State of the European Union for electrical and electronic equipment waste management. "; make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) the cabinet shall determine the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer and their authorized representatives in order of registration. Electrical and electronic equipment manufacturers or their authorised representatives register of environmental protection and regional development Ministry authorized body or electrical and electronic equipment manufacturers ' Association of persons established, which delegated the task of environmental protection and regional development Ministry. Electrical and electronic equipment manufacturers or their authorised representatives provide the protection of the environment and regional development Ministry notified body or Association of persons referred to information on the Latvian market of electrical and electronic equipment, the quantity of categories, as well as collected, reused, recycled, recovered and exported waste electrical and electronic equipment in quantity and categories. " 11. To make article 25 the following: "article 25. Electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer cooperate with economic operators carrying out the waste electrical and electronic equipment in order to facilitate the processing of electrical and electronic equipment design and production, so that it is possible the dismantling and recovery, as well as the equipment, their components and materials reuse, separation and recovery. Electrical and electronic equipment design and manufacturing of applied legislation on ecodesign requirements for energy related products (the products), without using techniques that make it difficult for the equipment of waste reuse, except when the use of such techniques significantly enhances environmental protection or security requirements. " 12. in article 26: Add to the first paragraph, after the word "waste" by the word "collection"; to make the fourth subparagraph by the following: "(4) electrical and electronic equipment distributor that supplies new household electrical or electronic equipment directly to the user, provide the waste electrical and electronic equipment, not asking for payment if the relevant electrical and electronic equipment belonging to a similar type of electrical and electronic equipment and carried out the same functions as the supplied electrical and electronic equipment". Add to article 4.1 part as follows: "(41) retail stores, with at least 400 square meters large electrical and electronic equipment sales area, or in the vicinity of electrical and electronic equipment distributors provides electrical and electronic equipment collection from users of the free, where no outer dimensions less than 25 centimeters, without requiring you to buy the same or a similar type of electrical or electronic equipment. Electrical and electronic equipment distributors gives the collected waste electrical and electronic equipment management under the fifth of this article. "; to supplement the article with the sixth part as follows: "(6) unrendered separately collected waste electrical and electronic equipment must not be disposed of in landfills accept." 13. Supplement article 27 with the fifth paragraph as follows: "(5) By 13 august 2005, the electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer shall bear the same manufactured or placed on the market of electrical and electronic equipment waste and household waste electrical and electronic equipment collection and recovery costs, as well as the costs associated with the preparation of the waste for recovery, disposal and preparation disposal of waste in an environmentally sound manner. " 14. Turn off article 40, the words "or" dump ". 15. in article 41: make the first part of paragraph 1 by the following: "1) landfill installation and operating costs associated with the handling of landfill costs and the cost of disposal is adopted or prepared the arrival of municipal waste from landfill transfer station to landfill;"; Add to article 1.1 and 1.2 of the part as follows: "(11) for the purposes of this article the transhipment station landfill is a landfill infrastructure applied reloading station landfill owner or operator shall adopt appropriate waste management waste collected in the region, to deliver them for disposal in a landfill or prepare a disposal. (12) the Cabinet of Ministers provides for the procedure for the determination of landfill closure and conditioning costs and closed landfill monitoring costs, as well as procedures for monitoring the closure of the landfill in the Treasury account credited the accumulation and use of funds. " 16. Supplement article 42 with 8.1 and 8.2 part as follows: "(81) national environmental services control the waste electrical and electronic equipment shipments in accordance with Regulation No 1013/2006 of the European Commission on 29 November 2007, Regulation No 1418/2007 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (iii) or listed in Annex IIIA, some of the export of waste for recovery to countries to which the OECD decision does not apply on the control of transboundary movements of as well as the use of electrical and electronic equipment shipments, for which there is a reasonable suspicion that you are sending waste electrical and electronic equipment. The national environmental guard is entitled to require of electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer and receive free of charge from the manufacturer or a third party on another person that organizes the used electrical and electronic equipment, information about all the used electrical and electronic equipment functionality and chemical composition analysis. (82) the Cabinet of Ministers shall lay down the requirements for the use of electrical and electronic equipment for testing of consignments for which there is a suspicion that you are sending waste electrical and electronic equipment. " 17. transitional provisions: exclude paragraph 20, the words and the number "and article 41, third paragraph; Add to transitional provisions with the 22, 23 and 24 as follows: "Cabinet of Ministers: 22.1) until 1 July 2014, does article 6 of this law, article 24, paragraph 1.1, second paragraph and article 42 of the regulations referred to in part 8.2; 2) until 2014 30 December issue of this law article 12, paragraph 6, second subparagraph, article 12.1, article 41, third paragraph 1.2 and for these provisions. 23. by article 24 of this law referred to in the second paragraph of the Cabinet from the date of entry into force of the provisions, but not longer than until 1 July 2014, is applicable in the Cabinet of 26 April 2011-Regulation No 323 "provisions for electrical and electronic equipment and batteries or batteries producer registration procedures and pay for maintenance", in so far as they do not conflict with this Act. 24. the law referred to in article 12.1, Cabinet of Ministers regulations for entry into force, but no longer than up to 2014 30 December are applicable to Cabinet 22 October 2013 rules no 1172 "waste waste management trader and broker registration procedures", to the extent they do not conflict with this Act. " 18. To supplement the informative reference to European Union directive with the following version of paragraph 23:23) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 the 2012/19/EU directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) ". The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. The Parliament adopted the law in 2014 on March 27. The President a. Smith in Riga 2014 on April 2.


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