THE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, April 2, 2004
PROMULGATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION REGULATION APPLICABLE TO DISCARDED MATERIALS IMPORTED FOR USE AS PRODUCTION RAW MATERIALS
THE MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 91/2002/ND-CP of November 11, 2002 defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 175/CP of October 18, 1994 guiding the implementation of the Law on Environmental Protection;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 46/2001/QD-TTg of April 4, 2001 on management of goods export and import in the 2001-2005 period;
At the proposals of the director of the Department for Evaluation and Assessment of Environmental Impacts, the director of the Environmental Protection Department and the director of the Legal Department,
Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Environmental Protection Regulation applicable to discarded materials imported for use as production raw materials.
Article 2.- This Decision takes implementation effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette, and replaces Decision No. 65/2001/QD-BKHCNMT of December 11, 2001 of the Minister of Sciences, Technology and Environment.
Article 3.- The ministers, the heads of the ministerial-level agencies, the heads of the Government-attached agencies, the provincial/municipal People's Committee presidents and the concerned organizations as well as individuals shall have to implement this decision.
MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
Mai Ai Truc
ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION APPLICABLE TO DISCARDED MATERIALS IMPORTED FOR USE AS PRODUCTION RAW MATERIALS
(Promulgated together with Decision No. 03/2004/QD-BTNMT of April 2, 2004 of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment)
Article 1.- Regulation scope
This Regulation prescribes the environmental protection applicable to the import, transportation, storage and use of discarded materials as raw materials for production in Vietnam; and does not prescribe the cross-border transshipment and transit of discarded materials.
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