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WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE REGULATION?
The law covers the production of statistics by EU countries and the European Commission in their respective fields of competence:
EU countries and the Commission are required to use the nomenclatures (categories) set out in Annexes I to III to produce their statistics. These nomenclatures refer to
The data used to produce the statistics are to be collected by means of surveys, statistical estimation procedures or referral to administrative or other sources. Unless they generate large amounts of waste, firms with fewer than 10 employees are excluded from surveys.
Transmission of statistics to Eurostat
EU countries must transmit the statistical results (including confidential data) to Eurostat within 18 months of the end of the reference periods laid down in Annexes I and II. The frequency is biennial.
The Commission is able to adopt measures necessary for applying or amending the regulation. These measures relate to:
FROM WHEN DOES THIS REGULATION APPLY?
It has applied since 29 December 2002.
For more information, see:
Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2002 on waste statistics (OJ L 332, 9.12.2002, pp. 1–36)
Subsequent amendments to Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 have been incorporated in the original text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1445/2005 of 5 September 2005 defining the proper quality evaluation criteria and the contents of the quality reports for waste statistics for the purposes of Regulation (EC) No 2150/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 229, 6.9.2005, pp. 6–12)
Commission Regulation (EC) No 782/2005 of 24 May 2005 setting out the format for the transmission of results on waste statistics (OJ L 131, 25.5.2005, pp. 26–37)
See consolidated text.
last update 07.11.2016