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Document 12003TN08/10/B

Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded - Annex VIII: List referred to in Article 24 of the Act of Accession: Latvia - 10. Environment - B. Waste management

OJ L 236, 23.9.2003, p. 832–832 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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12003TN08/10/B

Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded - Annex VIII: List referred to in Article 24 of the Act of Accession: Latvia - 10. Environment - B. Waste management

Official Journal L 236 , 23/09/2003 P. 0832 - 0832


B. WASTE MANAGEMENT

1. 31993 R 0259: Council Regulation (EEC) No 259/93 of 1 February 1993 on the supervision and control of shipments of waste within, into and out of the European Community (OJ L 30, 6.2.1993, p. 1), as last amended by:

- 32001 R 2557: Commission Regulation (EC) No 2557/2001 of 28.12.2001 (OJ L 349, 31.12.2001, p. 1).

(a) Until 31 December 2010, all shipments to Latvia of waste for recovery listed in Annexes II, III and IV to Regulation (EEC) No 259/93 and shipments of waste for recovery not listed in those Annexes shall be notified to the competent authorities and processed in conformity with Articles 6, 7 and 8 of the Regulation.

(b) By way of derogation from Article 7(4) of Regulation (EEC) No 259/93, the competent authorities shall object to shipments of waste for recovery listed in Annexes II, III and IV to the Regulation and shipments of waste for recovery not listed in those Annexes destined for a facility benefiting from a temporary derogation from certain provisions of Directive 96/61/EC [5] concerning integrated pollution prevention and control, during the period in which the temporary derogation is applied to the facility of destination.

2. 31994 L 0062: European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste (OJ L 365, 31.12.1994, p. 10).

By way of derogation from Article 6(1)(a) and (b) of Directive 94/62/EC, Latvia shall attain the recovery and recycling targets for the following packaging materials by 31 December 2007 in accordance with the following intermediate targets:

- recycling of plastics: 11 % by weight by the date of accession, 12 % for 2004, 13 % for 2005 and 14 % for 2006;

- overall recovery rate: 33 % by weight by the date of accession, 37 % for 2004, 42 % for 2005 and 46 % for 2006.

3. 31999 L 0031: Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste (OJ L 182, 16.7.1999, p. 1).

By way of derogation from the second indent of Article 2(g) of Directive 1999/31/EC, and without prejudice to Council Directive 75/442/EEC [6] on waste and Council Directive 91/689/EEC [7] on hazardous waste, a permanent site which is used for temporary storage of hazardous waste generated within Latvia will not be considered as a landfill in Latvia until 31 December 2004.

[5] OJ L 257, 10.10.1996, p. 26.

[6] OJ L 194, 25.7.1975, p. 39. Directive as last amended by Commission Decision 96/350/EC (OJ L 135, 6.6.1996, p. 32).

[7] OJ L 377, 31.12.1991, p. 20. Directive as last amended by Council Directive 94/31/EC (OJ L 168, 2.7.1994, p. 28).

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