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Legal Updates 2017-05-01 17:00:00

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation developed a draft of the Federal law “On amendments to the Federal law “On production and consumer waste” and certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation” (hereinafter – the “Bill” and the “89-FZ” respectively)1.

The key novelty of the Bill is stipulation of Recycling Standard of utilization with regards to both goods and package used for packaging goods. In this connection, the Bill clarifies the basic definitions of the 89-FZ:

  • offering a new definition of “waste production and consumption”, which differs from the current wording by including the package, used by the producers of sold goods for their packaging, and also focusing on the loss of consumer properties of those objects and substances, that are covered by the definition of “production and consumption waste”;
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