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Name: Instructions of 2013 concerning the Use, Import, and Export of Ozone Depleting Substances.
Country: Jordan
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2013-03-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 2013-03-17, No. 5212, P. 1233 - P. 1254
ISN: JOR-2013-M-95892
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 2013-03-17, No. 5212, P. 1233 - P. 1254
Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Prime Ministry, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2014-05-01)
Abstract/Citation: This Regulation provides for the protection of the environment and the ozone layer by giving the instructions for the use, import, and export of substances depleting the ozone layer.
It is composed of 35 articles. Article 2: deals with some terms and definitions. Article 3: establishes a national committee of representatives of all ministries to be located in the Ministry of Environment and it will be concerned with the protection of the ozone layer. The objectives of this Committee are to : oversee the implementation of the national strategy to ensure the safety of the ozone layer, and establishing qualified training centers . Article 4: provides for the establishment of the Ozone Unit at the Ministry of Environment and for its competencies and duties. Article 5: prohibits the establishment of new industrial facilities or expansion of existing industries that use substances depleting the Ozone Layer (Annex 1). Article 6: prohibits the import or re-export of CFCS (Annex 2). The import of such substances should be only according to specific conditions mentioned in Articles 6 and 7. Any violation to the provisions of this Regulation will be penalized .

Repeals: Instruction of 2003 controlling the use of materials depleting the ozone layer.

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