WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS 2006 APPLICATION AND RENEWAL

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REPUBLIC OF KENYA, Kenya Gazette supplement No 69 29th September 2006. Legislative supplement No 37,LEGAL NOTICE NO 121, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND CO ORDINATION WASTE MANAGEMENT. REGULATIONS 2006,ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS,Regulations. 1 Citation,2 Application,3 Interpretation,PART II SOLID WASTE. 4 Responsibility of waste generator,5 Segregation of waste by generator.
6 Cleaner production methods,7 License for transportation of waste. 8 Mode of Transporting waste,9 Transportation of waste by licensed transporter. 10 Transitional provision for transporting waste,11 License for disposal facility. 12 Transitional provision for disposal facilities,13 Waste treatment by operators of disposal sites. 14 Validity of license and renewals,15 Requirement for Environmental Audit.
16 Re use and recycling plants,PART III INDUSTRIAL WASTES. 17 General obligation to mitigate pollution,18 Treatment of industrial waste. 19 Application of existing regulations,20 Application of existing regulations. 21 Application of existing regulations,PART IV HAZARDOUS WASTES. 22 Hazardous waste specifications, 23 Requirement for Environmental Impact Assessment.
24 Handling storing and transporting of hazardous waste. 25 Application of existing regulations,26 Treatment of industrial waste. 27 Export Permit,28 Validity of Export Permit,29 Non transferability of Permit. 30 Transit of hazardous waste,31 Insurance,32 Application of existing regulations. PART V PESTICIDES AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES, 33 Classification registration labeling packaging advertising import export distribution. storage transportation handling and disposal of pesticides. 34 Disposal of pesticides,35 Application of existing regulations.
PART VI BIOMEDICAL WASTES, 36 Requirement for Environmental Impact Assessment from biomedical waste generator. 37 Approval of biomedical waste generating facility. 38 Segregation of biomedical waste,39 Securing and packaging of biomedical waste. 40 Treatment of biomedical waste,41 Monitoring by lead agency. 42 Storage of biomedical waste,43 Transportation of biomedical waste. 44 Transfer Stations, 45 Requirement of Environmental Impact Assessment for biomedical waste disposal sites or.
plants and license to operate,46 Requirement for Environmental Audits. 47 Standards for biomedical waste disposal sites and plants. PART VII RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES,48 Application of Radiation Protection Act. 49 Requirement for Environmental Impact Assessment. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS,50 Register of Licences and Permits. 51 Offences and penalties,52 Operation of regulations. First Schedule Application for License for Transportation of Waste. Form I FORM NEMA WM 1,Form II FORM NEMA WM 2,Form III FORM NEMA WM 3.
Form IV FORM NEMA WM 4,Form V FORM NEMA WM 5,Second Schedule Fees Regulations 7 11 25 27. Third Schedule Standard for Treatment and Disposal of Wastes Regulations 26 47. Fourth Schedule Wastes Considered Hazardous Regulation 22. Fifth Schedule List of Hazardous Characteristics Regulation 22. Sixth Schedule Application for Transboundary Movement of Waste Regulations 27 30. Sixth Schedule Permit to Export Transit Waste Regulations 27. Seventh Schedule Categories of biomedical waste Regulation 38. Eighth Schedule Color code for biomedical adopted from the WHO code Regulation 39. Eighth Schedule Symbols Regulation 39, Ninth Schedule Treatment of biomedical wastes Regulation 40. Tenth Schedule Standards for waste autoclaving Regulation 47. IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by Sections 92 and 147 of the. Environmental Management and Co ordination Act No 8 of 1999 the. Minister for Environment and Natural Resources on the recommendation. of the National Environment Management Authority and upon. consultation with the relevant lead agencies makes the following. Regulations,PART I PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS, Citation 1 These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental. Management and Co ordination Waste Management,Regulations 2006. Application 2 These Regulations shall apply to all categories of waste as is. provided for herein, Interpretation 3 In these Regulations unless the context otherwise requires.
Act means Environmental Management and Co ordination Act No 8 of. Applicant means any person who applied to the Authority or lead. agency for authorization to perform specific activities connected with. chemicals pesticides radioactive substances and waste management. Authority means the National Environment Management Authority. NEMA established under Section 7 of the Act, Biodegradable substance means a substance that can be degraded by. microorganisms, Biomedical waste means any waste which is generated during the. diagnosis treatment or immunization of human beings or animals or in. research activities pertaining thereto or in the production or testing of. biologicals and including categories mentioned in Ninth Schedule of these. Regulations, Board means the Radiation Protection Board as established under the. Cap 243 Radiation Protection Act Cap 243 Laws of Kenya. Disposal site means any area of land on which waste disposal facilities. are physically located or final discharge point without the intention of. retrieval but does not mean a re use or re cycling plant or site. Domestic Waste means waste generated from residences. Environmentally Sound Management of Waste means taking all. practical steps to ensure that waste is managed in a manner which will. protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects. which may result from the waste, Incineration means the controlled burning of solids liquids gaseous. combustible waste to produce gases and residues containing little or no. combustible materials, Industrial Waste means waste arising from processing and.
manufacturing industries or trade undertakings and can take the form of. liquid non liquid solid and gaseous substances, Pesticide has the meaning assigned to it under the Pests Control. Cap 346 Products Act Cap 346 of the Laws of Kenya, Prior Informed Consent means the international operation procedure. for exchanging receiving and handling notification information by the. competent authority on waste, Radioactive Waste means any radioactive material that has been or. will be discarded as of being of no further use, Recycling of waste means the processing of waste material into a new. product of similar chemical composition, Reprocessing means the processing of waste into a new product of.
different chemical composition, Reuse means waste reused with or without cleaning and or repairing. Segregation means any activity that separates waste materials. for processing, Sludge means a none flowing mixture of solids and liquids. Storage means temporary placement of waste in a suitable location or. facility where isolation environmental and health protection and human. control are provided in order to ensure that waste is subsequently. retrieved for treatment and conditioning and or disposal. Toxic Chemical means any substance which on entry into an. organism through ingestion inhalation and dermal contact is injurious. causes physiological or biochemical disturbances or otherwise causes. deterioration of the functions of the organism in any way. Treatment means any method technique or process for altering the. biological chemical or physical characteristics of wastes to reduce the. hazards it presents, Waste Generator means any person whose activities or activities. under his or her direction produces waste or if that person is not known. the person who is in possession or control of that waste. Waste Management means the activities administrative and. operational that are used in handling packaging treatment conditioning. reducing recycling reusing storage and disposal of waste. PART II GENERAL PROVISIONS, Responsibility of Waste 1 No person shall dispose of any waste on a public highway street. Generator road recreational area or in any public place except in a. designated waste receptacle, 2 Any person whose activities generate waste shall collect.
segregate and dispose or cause to be disposed off such. waste in the manner provided for under these,Regulations. 3 Without prejudice to the foregoing any person whose. activities generates waste has an obligation to ensure that. such waste is transferred to a person who is licensed to. transport and dispose off such waste in a designated. waste disposal facility, Segregation of Waste by 5 1 Any person whose activities generate waste shall. Generator segregate such waste by separating hazardous waste from. non hazardous waste and shall dispose of such wastes in. such facility as is provided for by the relevant Local. Cleaner Production 6 1 Any person who owns or controls a facility or premises. Principles which generates waste shall minimize the waste. generated by adopting the following cleaner production. principles,improvement of production process through. conserving raw materials and energy,ii eliminating the use of toxic raw materials. within such time as may be prescribed by,the Authority.
iii reducing toxic emissions and wastes, monitoring the product cycle from beginning to end by. identifying and eliminating potential negative,impacts of the product. ii enabling the recovery and re use of the,product where possible. iii reclamation and recycling,c incorporating environmental concerns in the. design process and disposal of a product, Waste Transportation 7 1 No person shall be granted a licence under the Act to.
Licence transport waste unless such person operates a. transportation vehicle approved by the Authority upon. recommendation from the relevant lead agency, Any vehicle used for transportation of waste or any other means. of conveyance shall be labelled in such a manner as may. be directed by the Authority, The Authority in consultation with the relevant lead agency may. designate particular geographical areas as areas for. operation for licensed waste transporters, The application for a licence to transport waste shall be in Form I. of the First Schedule to these Regulations and shall be. accompanied by the prescribed fee set out in the Second. A licence issued under the Act for the transportation of waste. shall be in Form II of the First Schedule to these. Regulations and shall be valid for one year from the date. Mode of transporting A person granted a licence to transport waste shall ensure that. 1 the collection and transportation of such waste is conducted. in such a manner that will not cause scattering escaping and or. flowing out of the waste, 2 the vehicles and equipment for the transportation of waste are. in such a state that shall not cause the scattering of escaping of. or flowing out of the waste or emitting of noxious smells from the. 3 the vehicles for transportation and other means of conveyance. of waste shall follow the scheduled routes approved by the. Authority from the point of collection to the disposal site or plant. 4 he or his agent s possess at all times during transportation of. the waste a duly filled tracking document as set out in Form III. of the First Schedule to these Regulations and shall produce the. same on demand to any law enforcement officer, Transportation of waste 9 Any person licensed to transport waste shall collect waste from.
by licensed transporter the designated area of operations or storage areas and shall. deliver such waste to the designated storage site disposal site or. Transitional Provision 10 Any person who before the commencement of these Regulations. for transporting waste was carrying on the business of transporting waste shall apply to. the Authority for a licence for the transportation of waste within. ninety days after the commencement of these Regulations in the. prescribed Form I as set out of the First Schedule to these. Regulations, Licence for disposal 11 1 Any person granted a licence under the Act and any. facility other licence that may be required by the relevant Local. Authority to operate a waste disposal site or plant shall. comply with all conditions imposed by the Authority to. ensure that such waste disposal site or plant operates in. an environmentally sound manner, 2 An application for a licence to operate a waste disposal site. or plant shall be in Form IV of the First Schedule to these. Regulations and shall be accompanied by the prescribed fee. set out in the Second Schedule, A licence issued under the Act for the operation of a waste. disposal site or plant shall be as in Form V as set out in. the First Schedule to these Regulations, Transitional Provision 12 Any person who before the commencement of these Regulations. for disposal facilities was carrying on the business of operating a waste disposal site or. plant shall apply to the Authority for a licence as prescribed in. these Regulations within ninety days after the commencement of. these Regulations, Waste treatment by 13 Any operator of a disposal site or plant shall apply the relevant.
operators of disposal provisions on waste treatment under the Local Government Act. sites Cap 265, and Regulations thereunder to ensure that such waste does not. present any imminent and substantial danger to public health the. REPUBLIC OF KENYA Kenya Gazette supplement No 69 29th September 2006 Legislative supplement No 37 LEGAL NOTICE NO 121 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND CO ORDINATION WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS 2006 ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS PART 1 Regulations 1 Citation 2 Application 3 Interpretation PART II SOLID WASTE

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