Toxic substances, waste and waste water in Svalbard

Regulations relating to persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic substances, waste and waste water and waste management fees in Svalbard

The purpose of these regulations is to protect the outdoor environment in Svalbard against particularly harmful substances, and to prevent and reduce pollution that may damage the natural environment or cultural heritage.

Implementing legislation: Adopted by the Ministry of the Environment (now the Ministry of Climate and Environment) on 24 June 2002 under sections 66, 71 and 72 of the Act of 15 June 2001 No. 79 relating to the protection of the environment in Svalbard (Svalbard Environmental Protection Act).

Amendments: amended by the regulations of 22 September 2003 No. 1193, 23 June 2004 No. 974, 21 June 2010 No. 1073, 12 May 2013 No. 469, 15 March 2013 nr. 284, 20 December 2013 No. 1686.