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Legal Watch Asia and Pacific January Update
0 2019-05-04

From January 1st to December 31st, total 34 regulations were issued in Asia Pacific, including Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan Thailand.

 

01

Indonesia 

Environment


Waste

-The Minister of Environment Forestry's Regulations Regarding Licensing of Hazardous Toxic Waste are Integrated with Environmental Permits

-The Minister of Environment Forestry's Regulation on Guidelines for Restoring LContaminated with Hazardous Toxic Waste

Water

- Minister of Environment Forestry Regulation on Procedures for Licensing Disposal of Wastewater

02

Japan

Health Safety

 

General Requirement

- Ministerial Ordinance to revise part of the Labor Standards Law Enforcement Regulations (Draft)

- Ministerial Ordinance to Amend Part of Occupational Safety Health Rules


03

Singapore

Environment


General Requirement

- Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Air) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

- Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2019

Air

- Environmental Protection Management (Vehicular Emissions) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2018

Energy

General Requirement

- Energy Conservation (Fuel Economy Vehicular Emissions Labelling) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018 

Health Safety

Special Equipment

- Building Maintenance Strata Management (Lift, Escalator Building Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 

 

04

South Korea

Environment


Water

- Regulation on Drinking Water Quality Standards Inspection (Ministry of Environment Decree No.792, Amended on 26 December 2018, Effective as of 1 January 2019)

Waste

- Enforcement Decree of the Act on the Promotion of Saving Recycling of Resources (Presidential Decree No.29453, Amended on 31 December 2018, Effective as of 1 January 2019)

- Enforcement Rule of the Act on the Promotion of Saving Recycling of Resources  (Ministry of Environment Decree No.798, Amended on 31 December 2018, Effective as of 1 January 2019) 

Air

- Clean Air Conservation Act (Act No.16266, Amended on 15 January 2019, Effective as of 16 July 2019)

General Requirement

- Framework Act on Environmental Policy (Act No. 16267, Amended on 15 January 2019, Effective as of 16 July 2019)

Health Safety

Chemical Management

- Chemicals Control Act (Act No.16084, Amended on 24 December 2018, Effective as of 25 June 2018)

- Enforcement Rule of the Act on the Registration Evaluation of Chemicals (Ministry of Environment Decree No.790, Amended on 28 December 2018, Effective as of 1 January 2019)

General Requirement

- Enforcement Rule of the Occupational Safety Health Act (Ministry of Employment Labor Decree No.239, Amended on 31 December 2018, Effective as of 1 January 2019)

- Occupational Safety Health Act (Act No.16272, Amended on 15 January 2019, Effective as of 16 January 2019)

- Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance Act (Act No. 16273, Amended on 15 January 2019, Effective as of 16 July 2019)


05

Taiwan

Environment

 

Water

- Taiwan Enhances Management on Waste Water Discharge 

Air

- Taiwan Enhances Management on Greenhouse Gases 

- Taiwan Enhances Management on VOCs

-Taiwan Enhances Management on Air pollution

Health Safety

Transportation Safety

- Taiwan Enhances Management on Road Transportation of Hazardous Chemicals 

Chemical Management

- Taiwan Enhances Management on Toxic Concerned Chemical Substances Management


06

Thailand 

Environment


Water

- Water Resources Act B.E. 2561

- Ministry of Public Health Announces on Determination of Eggs, Helminthes E. Coli (Escherichia coli) Sampling Methods Detection of Helminthes E. Coli (Escherichia coli) in Wastewater Sludge through Sewage Disposal Systems B.E. 2561 (2562) 

- Ministry of Public Health Announces on Determination of Type, Size, Duration of Sludge Pumping Standard Drainage Methods for Sewage Disposal Systems B.E. 2561 (2562) 

General Requirement

- The Ministry of Natural Resources Environment Announces on Prescribing Type Size of Project or Business having to Conduct EIA Report, including Criteria, Method, Practice, Guideline of Performing EIA Report B.E.2562

-The Ministry of Natural Resources Environment Announces on Prescribing on the Project or Activity that may Severely Affect Natural Resources, Environment Quality, Health, Quality of Life of People in the Community, must Prepare an EIA Report including Criteria, Method, Practice, Guideline of Performing EIA Report B.E. 2562

- The Ministry of Natural Resources Environment Announces on Prescribing to the Criteria Methods for Preparing Environmental Impact Assessment Report which the Representative or Applicant must be Prepared when Receiving the Permit for Operation B.E. 2562

- Ministry of Industry Announces on the Determination of Eco-industrial City Areas the Step to Support Factory Operations in Eco-industrial City Areas B.E. 2561 (2562) 

Waste

- Ministry of Public Health Announces on the Waste Transportation Document B.E. 2561 (2562) 

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