Amendments to Atmospheric Protection Law contain provisions on protection of atmospheric air in the framework of the Kyrgyz Republic´s commitments under international agreements. Amendments propose the introduction of the state monitoring and control over circulation of ozone-depleting substances and their subsitutes for the purposes of establishing maximum allowable limits of production of ozone-depleting substances in the Kyrgyz Republic as well as protection of ozone layers, prevention of ozone layer depletion, restoration of ozone layer, protection of the human health and the environment from adverse effects of ozone layer depletion. The law provides that the state policy for monitoring and control over circulation of ozone-depleting substances shall be introduced by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. Amendments to the Environmental Protection Law introduce more strict environmental requirements for circulation of ozone-depleting substances; namely, they propose new definitions such as restoration, consumption, recuperation, destruction of ozone-depleting substances. Amendments also propose establishing the list of ozone-depleting substances, whose circulation is subject to stat regulation. Such list, maximum allowable limits of consumption and requirements for circulation of ozone-depleting substances shall be approved by the Government. The above laws will enter into force from the date of entry into force of the Treaty on accession of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty of May 29, 2014.
Author Kalikova Associates