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E-Waste (Management) Rules

Publication Type:

Miscellaneous

Authors:

Source:

The Gazette of India (2016)

Abstract:

These rules shall apply to every manufacturer, producer, consumer, bulk consumer, collection centres, dealers, e-retailer, refurbisher, dismantler and recycler involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, collection, storage and processing of e-waste or electrical and electronic equipment listed in Schedule ,including their components, consumables, parts and spares which make the product operational but shall not apply to-
(a) used lead acid batteries as covered under the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 made under the Act;
(b) micro enterprises as defined in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006); and
(c) radio- active wastes as covered under the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (33 of 1962) and rules made there under
Document Category: Rules, solid waste management

These rules shall apply to every manufacturer, producer, consumer, bulk consumer, collection centres, dealers, e-retailer, refurbisher, dismantler and recycler involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, collection, storage and processing of e-waste or electrical and electronic equipment listed in Schedule ,including their components, consumables, parts and spares which make the product operational but shall not apply to-

(a) used lead acid batteries as covered under the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 made under the Act;

(b) micro enterprises as defined in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006); and

(c) radio- active wastes as covered under the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (33 of 1962) and rules made there under