Czech legislation

ASEKOL’s compliance scheme is regulated by the valid body of law on handling end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment. In this section, you will find a list of valid Czech laws and regulations establishing conditions for handling of waste and the system of its take-back. The Waste Act is the main legal document with regard to waste management. In accordance with European Union law, it establishes rules for:

  • averting the origination of waste and its handling while adhering to environmental protection, protection of human health and enduringly sustainable development
  • treatment and handling of waste
  • rights and obligations of entities in waste management
  • jurisdictions of public administration bodies

In the links below you can find the complete wording of the Waste Act and certain key decrees closely related to waste management: