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Document ID (ISN)60497
CIS number 93-1078
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1993
Convention or series no. 93/98/CEE 93/98/EEC
Title Council Decision 93/98/EEC of 1 February 1993 on the conclusion, on behalf of the Community, of the Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal (Basel Convention) [CEC]
Original title Décision du Conseil 93/98/CEE du 1er février 1993 relative à la conclusion, au nom de la Communauté, de la convention sur le contrôle des mouvements transfrontières de déchets dangereux et de leur élimination (Convention de Bâle) [CCE] [in French]
Bibliographic information 16 Feb. 1993, Vol.36, No.L.39, p.1-22.
Abstract Council decision approving on behalf of the Community the Basel Convention. The Convention itself covers the following aspects: scope, definitions, national definitions of hazardous wastes, general obligations, designation of the competent authorities and focal point, transboundary movement between Parties and from a party through States which are not Parties, duty to re-import, illegal traffic, international cooperation, bilateral, multilateral and regional agreements, consultations on liability, transmission of information, financial aspects, conference to the Parties, secretariat, amendment, settlement of disputes, signature, ratification, accession, right to vote, entry into force. Annexes: categories of wastes to be controlled, list of hazardous characteristics, disposal operations, information to be provided on notification and on the movement document, arbitration.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; dangerous substances; waste disposal; toxic substances; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) international agreements; responsibilities; directive
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal