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This Regulation of the Minister of Environment, which is composed of 31 articles and three Annexes, lays down specific requirements for the location, construction and operation of individual types of waste landfills, and the scope, duration, frequency and conditions of monitoring of waste landfills. The present Regulation provides also such aspects of waste landfills like: hydrological and geological conditions, requirements for biodegradable waste, requirements for hazardous waste, water drainage for individual types of waste landfills, underground and surface water and amount of precipitation.

Implements: Wastes Act. (2012-12-14)
Implements: Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste. (1999-04-26)
Implements: Council Directive 2011/97/EU amending Directive 1999/31/EC as regards specific criteria for the storage of metallic mercury considered as waste. (2011-12-05)
Repeals: Regulation on scope, time, method and conditions of monitoring of wastes yards. (2002-12-09)
Repeals: Regulation on detailed requirements concerning the location, construction, exploitation and closure of individual types of wastes yards. (2003-03-24)

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