Regulations Relating to Pollution and Waste in Svalbard

Legal basis: Issued by the Ministry of Climate and Environment on 3 July 2020 with a legal basis in the Act of 15 June 2001 no. 79 Relating to the Protection of the Environment in Svalbard (Svalbard Environmental Protection Act) Section 66, Section 71, Section 72, Section 88 and Section 100, the Act of 16 February 2007 no. 9 Relating to Ship Safety and Security (Ship Safety and Security Act) Section 31, Section 33, Section 35, Section 37 and Section 38 and the Act of 11 June 1976 no. 79 Relating to Control of Products and Consumer Services (Product Control Act) Section 8.

The purpose of these Regulations is to prevent and reduce harm to the external environment in Svalbard resulting from waste and pollution.

This is an unofficial translation of the Norwegian version of the Regulation and is provided for information purposes only. Legal authenticity remains with the Norwegian version as published in Norsk Lovtidend. In the event of any inconsistency, the Norwegian version shall prevail.


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