|Document ID (ISN)||63854|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
|Convention or series no.
||Council Directive of 12.12.1991 on hazardous waste; Council Directive 94/31/CE of 27.6.1994 amending Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste [European Communities]
||Directive du Conseil, du 12 décembre 1991, relative aux déchets dangereux; Directive 94/31/CE du Conseil, du 27.6.1994, modifiant la directive 91/689/CEE relative aux déchets dangereux [Communautés européennes] [in French]|
||31 Dec. 1991, Vol.34, No.L 377, p.20-27; 2 July 1994, Vol.37, No.L 168, p.28.
||This Directive is to be adopted by member States by 12.12.1993 (prolonged to 27.6.1995 by the Amendment). Its object is to approximate the laws of the member States on the controlled management of hazardous waste. Principal provisions concern: obligatory recording and identification of hazardous waste on sites where hazardous waste tipping (discharge) takes place; prohibition of the mixing of hazardous waste (except under specific conditions); application of certain provisions of Directive 75/442/EEC to hazardous waste; packaging, labelling, inspection and identification of hazardous waste during its collection, transportation and storage; drawing up of plans for the management of hazardous waste; protection of the environment in the case of emergencies; reporting of information to the Commission on enterprises handling hazardous waste. Directive 78/319/EEC (CIS 94-1816) is repealed as of 12.12.1993 (changed to 27.6.1995 by the Amendment). In annex: categories or generic types of hazardous waste listed according to their nature or the activity that generated them; constituents of wastes which render them hazardous; properties of wastes which render them hazardous.
||disposal of harmful waste; dangerous substances; waste disposal; toxic substances; European Communities
||notification of dangerous substances; list of chemical substances; directive; neighbourhood protection; hazard identification; emergency organization
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||European Union|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Waste collection and disposal