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Title
PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS CONTROL ACT
Hit
700
Category Waste SOURCE APEC-VC Korea
Url http://www.apec-vc.or.kr/?p_name=database&sort=program&gotopage=4&query=view&unique_num=M20150610030 contact

CONTENTS

1. Purpose 
* The purpose of this Act is to protect the health of the people and the environment from risks posed by persistent organic pollutants and to promote international cooperation by prescribing matters necessary for the control of persistent organic pollutants, such as dioxins, etc., which are prescribed by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants for the implementation thereof. 
2. Definitions 
* The term "persistent organic pollutants" means chemical substances that pose dangerous risks to people and ecosystems, having the characteristics of toxicity, persistence, bioaccumulation, long-range transportability, etc., which are prescribed by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (hereinafter referred to as the "Stockholm Convention"), and the details of which shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree 
* The term "discharge facilities" means facilities, machines, implements, or other objects prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Environment 
* The term "wastes containing persistent organic pollutants" means trash, burnt ashes, sludge, waste oil, waste acid, waste alkali, etc. contaminated with persistent organic pollutants exceeding the standards for persistent organic pollutants content prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Environment from among the wastes from the place of business in subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Wastes Control Act, which are wastes prescribed by Presidential Decree from among the substances that have ceased to be necessary for peoples lives or their business activities 
3. Relationship with other Acts 
* This Act shall apply to the control of persistent organic pollutants unless prescribed otherwise by the Toxic Chemicals Control Act, the Agrochemicals Control Act and other Acts 


For more information, see the attached file.
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update
16-07-2015
No Category Title File Update Hit
36 Waste PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS CONTROL ACT 16-07-2015 700
35 Waste RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT 16-07-2015 768
34 Waste Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) 18-12-2014 1057
33 Waste Introduction of Volume-based Food Waste Fee System 18-12-2014 1149
32 Waste Diminution Of Busienss Wastes 18-12-2014 1044
31 Waste Improvement of Volume-based Waste Fee System 18-12-2014 1022
30 Waste Empty Container Deposit Program 18-12-2014 1070
29 Waste Wastes Charging System 17-12-2014 1083
28 Waste Guideline for Entrustment of Public Sewerage System Management Works 23-12-2013 1411
27 Waste Partial Amendment to the Act on Promotion of Installation of Waste Disposal Facilities and Assistance, ETC. 18-12-2013 1318
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