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Name: Instructions No. 2 of 2014 on Environmental Protection from Municipal Waste.
Country: Iraq
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards; General provisions
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2014-07-07
Entry into force:
ISN: IRQ-2014-M-100325
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=100325&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Ministry of Justice, Republic of Iraq, P.4 PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2015-11-10)
Abstract/Citation: These Instructions, consisting of 5 articles, aim at protecting the urban environment with a proper management of wastes, such as solid materials, recyclable and non-recyclable derived from domestic, commercial and professional activities, from the cleaning of streets, gardens, farms and public places, and construction waste.The Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works and the Municipality of Baghdad are responsible for collecting and transporting waste materials in places for the treatment and disposal; for creating the necessary supplies and equipment; for identifying appropriate locations and the development of containers to throw municipal waste; for distributing of special bags for waste producers; and for identifying waste collection dates. The aforementioned Ministry and Municipality have to decide also how to treat the reusable materials and dispose of others through landfills. Special provisions are established for waste weighing more than 50 kilograms and for farms owners and investors in farming.
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