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Public Comments Invited regarding Amendments to the Cabinet Order for implementation of the Law concerning Protection of the Ozone Layer through Control of Specified Substances and Other Measures

November 6, 2007

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) invites comments from a broad spectrum of the public regarding the forthcoming amendments to the Cabinet Order for implementation of the Law concerning Protection of the Ozone Layer through the Control of Specified Substances and Other Measures. This will extend the deadline of production of ozone depleting substances for laboratory and analytical use and take other necessary measures related to laboratory and analytical use, based on decisions made by Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

An overview of comments received will be compiled and disclosed to the public.
All procedures related to this invitation for public comments are to be conducted in Japanese and all comments must also be submitted in Japanese.

Access to the drafts: The drafts (in Japanese) are available from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry website
(http://www.meti.go.jp/).
Submission period: November 6, 2007 - December 5, 2007
Submitted comments to be accepted at: Ozone Layer Protection Policy Office, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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