Waste Management Act 1996

27A

F87[Prevention of waste

27A. (1) The Minister or any Minister of the Government concerned shall take measures to prevent waste generation. Those measures shall, at least, include those described in Article 9(1) of the Waste Directive.

(2) The Agency shall monitor and assess the implementation of the waste prevention measures referred to in para (1). For that purpose, they shall use appropriate qualitative or quantitative indicators and targets, notably on the quantity of waste that is generated.

(3) The Agency shall monitor and assess the implementation of measures on re-use by measuring re-use on the basis of the common methodology established by the implementing act referred to in Article 9(7) of the Waste Directive as from the first full calendar year after the adoption of that implementing act.

(4) The Agency shall monitor and assess the implementation of national food waste prevention measures by measuring the levels of food waste on the basis of the methodology established by the delegated act referred to in Article 9(8) of the Waste Directive as from the first full calendar year after the adoption of that delegated act.

(5) The public authorities concerned, shall ensure that any supplier of an article as defined in point 33 of Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1907/200612 of the European Parliament and of the Council provides the information pursuant to Article 33(1) of that Regulation to the European Chemicals Agency as from 5 January 2021 using the format(s) and submission tool(s) provided by the European Chemical Agency for that purpose.]

Annotations

Amendments:

F87

Substituted (27.08.2020) by European Union (Waste Directive) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 323 of 2020), reg. 10.

Editorial Notes:

E254

Previous affecting provision: section inserted (31.03.2011) by European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 126 of 2011), reg. 13; substituted as per F-note above.