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The Waste Act, 2011 (Finland)


Section 72

Prohibition on littering No waste or discarded machine, device, vehicle, vessel or other object may be abandoned in the environment, and no substance may be emitted in a manner which may cause unclean conditions, disfigurement of the landscape, a decline in amenities, risk of injury to humans or animals, or any other comparable hazard or harm (prohibition on littering).

Section 73 Obligation of person leaving litter to clean up

A person responsible for littering has the obligation to remove the object or substance from the environment and otherwise clean up the littered area.

Source link
https://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/2011/20110646, https://www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/2011/en20110646

Full reference
Jätelaki 17.6.2011/646, Waste Act 17.6.2011/646

Related to

Everymans' rights (Finland)

Year 2011
Policy area Forestry
Affected activity
Affected actors
Subject Access
Promoter/initiator Public
Zone North East Europe
Countries Finland
Regions (NUTS 2) North Karelia
Focus on NWFP
Document category Law
Instrument type Regulatory
Legal status Binding
Geographical scope National
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