Legal Frameworks

This section provides information about Parties’ obligations to develop national legal frameworks to implement the provisions of the Basel Convention. This section also informs Parties of their obligations regarding national definitions of hazardous wastes as well as regarding the possibility to prohibit or restrict the import or export of hazardous wastes or other wastes.

Information is also provided on the tools developed and adopted under the Basel Convention that are intended to assist Parties in developing their national legal frameworks, national legislation and other regulatory measures to implement and enforce the provisions of the Basel Convention.