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Original name: Valtioneuvoston asetus (855/2012) vaarallisten kemikaalien käsittelyn ja varastoinnin valvonnasta.
Name: Council of State Ordinance (855/2012) on the control of handling and storage of dangerous chemicals.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2012-12-20
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2012-R-94816
Bibliography: Ordinance online in Finnish and Swedish Ordinance online in Finnish and Swedish Government Offices of Finland, FINLEX, www.finlex.fi, Finland, 34 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2014-01-03)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 55 sections and 8 chapters concerning, inter alia:

Chapter 1: General provisions.
Chapter 2: Extensive and small industrial handling and storage of chemicals, and the obligations applicable to the business.
Chapter 3: Extensive industrial handling and storage.
Chapter 4: Small industrial handling and storage.
Chapter 5: Amendments.
Chapter 6: Storage.
Chapter 7: Specific provisions.
Chapter 8: Entry into force and transitional provisions.

Repeals Ordinance (59/1999) on industrial handling and storage of dangerous chemicals with the exception of its Chapter 8, repeals Ordinance (1211/1995) on oil heating equipment.

Includes 7 related appendices.
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