Ministerial Decision

Environment Authority: Administrative Decision 51/2023 Issuing the Regulation Governing the Import and Transit of Hazardous and Non-hazardous Waste

2023/51 51/2023


Based on Royal Decree 119/94 Approving the Accession of the Sultanate of Oman to Some International Agreements,

the Law on Environment Protection and Pollution Prevention promulgated by Royal Decree 114/2001,

the Non-hazardous Solid Waste Management Regulation issued by Ministerial Decision 17/93,

the Hazardous Waste Management Regulation issued by Ministerial Decision 18/93,

the Regulation Governing the Issuance of Environmental Permits issued by Ministerial Decision 48/2017,

and the approval of the Ministry of Finance,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The provisions of the attached regulation shall apply in regard to the governance of the import and transit of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.

Article II

All that is contrary to the attached regulation, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.

Article III

This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on 1 May 2023.

Issued on: 9 Shawwal 1444
Corresponding to: 30 April 2023

Dr Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah Al-Amri
President of the Environment Authority

Published in Official Gazette 1491 issued on 30 April 2023.

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