National Legislation

This section contains texts of national legislation and other regulatory measures adopted by Parties to implement and enforce the provisions of the Basel Convention.

The texts of national legislation and other regulatory measures included on this site have been supplied by the Parties to the Secretariat.

Some of the texts are available only in the national language of the country concerned and are not translated into one of the official UN languages. It is also noted that this section of the site does not purport to contain a complete set of the national legislation adopted by all the Parties to implement the Convention. As texts are received, they shall be added to or updated on the collection on this site.

Additional Information

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