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Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Act, 2016 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­


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Republic of Ghana


The nine hundred and seventeenth

Act

of the parliament of the republic of ghana
entitled

Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Act, 2016

  • Published by Government Gazette on 10 August 2016
  • Assented to on 10 August 2016
  • Commenced on 10 August 2016
AN ACT to provide for the control, management and disposal of hazardous waste, electrical and electronic waste and for related purposes.PASSED by Parliament and assented to by the President:

Part ONE – HAZARDOUS WASTES AND OTHER WASTES

Control and Management of Hazardous Wastes and Other Waste

1. Prohibited acts

(1)For purposes of this Act, hazardous wastes and other wastes are wastes specified in the First Schedule.
(1)Β 
(2)A person shall not except as otherwise provided in this Act(a)import or cause hazardous wastes or other wastes to be imported into the country(b)export or cause hazardous wastes or other wastes to be exported out of the country;(c)transport or cause to be transported, hazardous wastes or other wastes tha…

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