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Decree Law No. 92/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 207/2020, Series I of 2020-10-23
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 92/2020
  • Pages: 2 - 5

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law amends the general waste management scheme.

What is going to change?

The amount payable by waste management authorities is increased.

The waste management fee (TGR) will be paid annually and will amount to 22 euros/t of waste.

The new TGR is valid from 1 January 2021.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law, by increasing the amount of TGR to be paid, encourages the reduction of waste production, seeks to achieve national waste management objectives, and discourages the entry of waste from other countries.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 1 January 2021.

Original Version


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