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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 (DOC.NORMES) (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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