Press Release

Amendment to the Enforcement Regulation for the Waste Management and Public Cleansing Law

May 26, 2006

A ministerial ordinance partially amending the Enforcement Regulation of the Waste Management and Public Cleansing Law is due to be promulgated on May 26, 2006.

The amendment is made to conform to the new labeling system for designated hazardous substances contained in designated products, such as personal computers, introduced under the Law for the Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources. The new regulation aims to ensure an effective use of such information by requiring that waste generators, when disposing of products with the hazardous substances, provide the information of the label to waste treatment businesses. The effective date of the amendment is July 1, 2006.

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