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Draft Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011

Source: MoEF, Date: April , 2012

The MoEF has notified the new Draft Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011 on 21st September, 2011 under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 to replace the earlier Rules (1998) and the amendments thereof. The draft Rules were notified for information of the public and suggestions and comments were invited within 60 days.

This New Rules are more comprehensive in nature and it contains important features of Bio Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998, including the three amendments issued. Additionally, several new provisions have been added in the new Rules.

For more details of the full draft notification, you can visit the below mentioned link of the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF).

Click to download:
www.moef.nic.in/downloads/public-information/draft-bmwmh.pdf

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