• December 22, 2020
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Ukraine | The draft Law "On Chemical Safety"


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Title of document
The draft Law of Ukraine "On Chemical Safety" (96 page(s), in Ukrainian)

Description
The draft Law is developed to determine the legal, organizational and economic principles in the field of chemical safety, aimed at preventing the negative impact of chemical products on the environment and public health, establishing relations arising in the field of chemical safety management, taking into account Ukraine's international obligations in this area.

Notifying member: Ukraine

NotificationG/TBT/N/UKR/176

Objective tag
National security requirements; Protection of human health or safety

Objective
The draft Law aims to create a regulatory framework for establishing a functional national system of chemical safety with the definition of clear powers, rights and responsibilities of government agencies, businesses, the general public, the introduction of modern approaches to chemical management and chemical safety, approximation and adaptation of national legislation to the legislation of  the European Union. The draft Law provides the establishment of legal regulation of the management of chemical safety and chemical products. The mechanism for implementing the Law includes the introduction of new rules and requirements for: setting goals of state policy in the field of chemical safety; identification of sources of chemical safety threats; introduction of chemical safety guarantees; classification and standardization in the field of chemical safety; functioning of the information system in the field of chemical safety; production and handling of chemical products; chemical safety plans and programs; financial and economic instruments in the field of chemical safety; education, research and information support in the field of chemical safety; liability for violations of chemical safety legislation; international cooperation in the field of chemical safety.


Agency responsible
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Timing:

  • Submission: 20/12/2020
  • Reception: 21/12/2020
  • Distribution: 21/12/2020
  • Final date for comments: 08/02/2021
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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