Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released a Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023.

  • In the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 10, in the subrule (5), in the provision, for the figures “2023” occurring at both places, the figures “2024” shall respectively be substituted.
  • In said rules, in rule 11, in sub-rule (1), in clause (a), after sub-clause (iii) , the following clause shall be inserted, namely:- “ for rigid plastic packaging “
  • In the said rules, in rule 13,- (i) in sub-rule (2), the words “or for renewal of registration” shall be omitted; (ii) for sub-rule (9), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:- “9(a) The registration granted under this rule shall be changed only on the request of Producers, Importers & Brand owners, under the existing Extended Producer Responsibility registration, (b) The registration granted under this rule shall be valid for a period of one year, unless revoked, suspended or canceled and shall subsequently be granted for three years.” In the said rules, in Schedule II,- (i) in paragraph 6 for clause (6.6), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:- “6.6 While registering, the entities shall have to provide PAN Number, GST Number, CIN Number in case of a company, and the entities may provide Aadhar Number, and shall provide PAN Number of authorized person or representative and any other necessary information as required.”

Last date for filing of annual return for year 2022-2023 is also mentioned in this rule. To know more details, click on below given link.

Download – Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023

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