Notification on Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste (Export/Transit) - Basel Convention

Notification on Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste (Export/Transit) - Basel Convention

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Chemicals and Waste Management Department

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A service provided to implement the provisions of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

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Terms and conditions open-box

To adhere to the following:
- Royal Decree no. 119/94 Ratifying the Basel Convention
- Ministerial Decision no. 18/93 on the Management of Hazardous Waste
- Basel Convention Procedures published on the Convention’s Website
- Ministerial Decision no. 10/2017 amending some provisions of the Regulations for Hazardous Waste Management
- The technical specifications of licenses issued by the Environment Authority
- Submission of an application to export waste under the Basel Convention after receiving approval of the notification
- For export, a list of all exported shipments shall be submitted, along with transboundary movement documents as per the notification document

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    Business Services

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    Government Services

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- Environment Authority’s website

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Transboundary movement notification (Approval to transport and dispose of hazardous waste under the Basel Convention Procedures)

VALIDITY OF THE SERVICE open-box

  • As per the period set out in the notification document or until quantity running out (whichever is earlier))

TIME REQUIRED FOR PROCESSING THE SERVICE open-box

One (1) working day, subject to meeting all requirements

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED open-box

- In case of export:
o Contract between exporter and importer
o Details of treatment steps and the facility receiving waste
o Vessel/Ship route, list of transit countries of the waste shipment and details of its movement upon arrival to the import country
o A pledge to take the responsibility of reshipping waste in case the shipment is rejected by the import country and finding alternative solutions – advance notification document
o Bank guarantee or insurance policy covering the cost of damages caused by any environmental damage, pollution, or leakage

 

- In case of transit:
o Bank guarantee or insurance policy covering the cost of damages incurred as a result of any environmental damage, pollution, or leakage
o Notification document
o Waste movement document
o Approval of contact point in the country of import
o Approval of contact point in country of export
o Contract between importer and exporter
o A pledge to take the responsibility to return waste shipment if any problems arise resulting in changes to the agreement or if denied entry

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