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20 თებერვალი 2018 | Subcomponent 1.3 (ka)

Subcomponent 1.3 

 

Development of legislation in accordance with the Directive 2012/18/EU (Seveso III Directive) and preparation for the ratification of the UNECE Convention.

 

 

Mission 1.3.1: Assessment, recommendations and eventual justification on the need of the drafted new law on major accident prevention (MAP Law)

 

The first mission of the project was performed in 5 working days between 28th of August and 1st of September 2017.

Mr. José Francisco Alonso Picón, the Project Leader of the Twinning Project, was the Spanish Short-Term Expert (STE) assigned to the mission.

Before the start of the mission, Mr. José Francisco Alonso Picón, analysed the relevant legislation and documentation.

During the mission Mr. José Alonso Picón, held several meetings with the RTA Counterpart and other experts from the following Departments and Units within the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia (MENRP) including:

·         The Legal Department

·         The Environmental Impact Permits Department

·         The Department of Environmental Supervision

·         The Waste and Chemicals Management Service

With the input acquired through the review of the legislation and the additional documentation provided by the Twinning office, as well as from the meetings held, the STE prepared the Assessment Report on the draft law on " Major Accident Prevention (MAP Law) prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia in cooperation with the Czech Development Environmental Agency.

Recommendations for the improvement of the MAP draft law were prepared.

Related documents:

 

1.3.1 Mission agenda

1.3.1 Mission report

1.3.1 From Seveso II to Seveso III

1.3.1 Provisional report on the draft Law on MAP

1.3.1 Recommendations on the draft Law on MAP

1.3.1 Table of concordance Seveso III Directive_Draft Law on MAP

 

 

Mission 1.3.2: Preparation of inter-ministerial and stakeholder consultation reports, new draft Law on major accident prevention (MAP) and recommendations for the ratification of the TEIA Convention (on the Trans boundary effects of industrial accidents)

 

The 4th mission of the project was performed in 14 working days between 16th and 20th of October 2017.

Mr. José Francisco Alonso Picón (ES), the Project Leader of the Twinning Project, Ms Sonia Román (ES) and Mr. Jan Kolar (CZ) were the Short-Term Experts (STEs) assigned to the mission. Mr José Francisco Alonso Picón and Ms Sonia Román performed their tasks in 5 working days each and Mr. Jan Kolar in 4 working days.

Before the start of the mission, the STEs, analysed the relevant legislation and documentation, including the relevant Czech and Spanish legislation and the outputs of mission 1.3.1.

Additionally, before the start of the mission, the STEs prepared a preliminary version of the new draft law on major accident prevention. As a title for the law the following was proposed:

Code on the Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances following.

The title corresponds with the title of the Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso III Directive).

During the mission the STEs held several meetings with the RTA Counterpart and other experts from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia (MENRP) including the following Departments and Units within the MENRP:

·         The Legal Department

·         The Environmental Impact Permits Department

·         The Department of Environmental Supervision

·         The Waste and Chemicals Management Service

For the meetings, the STEs prepared a presentation. The presentation included a reminder of the main topics of the Directive 2012/18/EU (Seveso III Directive) focusing on the key issue of the assignment of the competent authorities for the different competences.

During the meetings several proposals for the designation of the relevant competent authorities were discussed.

After the accomplishment of the mission, the first version of the draft code was submitted to the relevant experts of the MENRP as a first step of the stakeholder consultation process.

Related documents:

 

1.3.2 Mission agenda

1.3.2 Mission report

1.3.2 Draft Law on Control of Major Accident Hazards involving Dangerous Substances. Version 1

1.3.2 RIA Law on Control of Major Accident Hazards involving Dangerous Substances 1.3.2 Explanatory Law on Control of Major Accidents Hazards involving Dangerous Substances

1.3.2 List of Seveso installations. Version 1

1.3.2 Questionnaire Law on CMAHiDS

1.3.2 Recomendations UNECE TEIA_Georgia

 

 

Presentations:

 

1.3.2 Seveso main obligations competent authorities

 

 

Mission 1.3.4:

 

The 6th mission of the project was conducted in the period 6th – 10th November 2017. The aim of the mission was to carry out a study visit to the Czech Republic. 10 officials and staff members of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia (MENRP) participated in the study visit, accompanied by Twinning Project team members. The activity lasted 5 days, from 6th to 10th of November 2017.

The study visit was focused on the implementation of the legislation on control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances in the Czech Republic. This legislation is based on the transposition of the Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC (Seveso III Directive).

Additionally, the implementation of the legislation based on the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) of the EU was also addressed, since 3 out of the 4 installations visited are covered by both pieces of legislation.

The following competent authorities, bodies and installations were visited by the representatives of the MENRP:

 

-          Ministry of Environment of Czech Republic

-          Czech Hydrometeorological Institute

-          Czech Environmental Inspectorate (CEI)

-          Regional Authority of the Central Bohemian Region

-          Chemical industry Linde Gas a.s., which is both IED and SEVESO installation

-          Chemical industry Lucebni zavody Draslovka a.s. Kolin, which is both IED and SEVESO installation

-          Non-ferrous metals processing and chemical industry Sellier & Bellot a.s., which is both IED and SEVESO installation

 

 

Related documents:

 

1.3.4 Study visit agenda

1.3.4 Summary report of study visit to the Czech Republic_EN

1.3.4 Press release study visit to the Czech Republic_EN

 

 

Presentations:

            Ministry of Environment:

 

1.3.4 Implementation of IPPC-Experience of Czech Republic 

1.3.4 Air Quality Management in Czech Republic

1.3.4 Accident prevention and international cooperation in water management in Czech Republic

1.3.4 Major Accident Prevention System for Dangerous Substances (SEVESO III) Implementation in the Czech Republic

 

Czech Hydrometeorolgical Institute:

           

                        1.3.4 Water quality monitoring in the Czech Republic

 

Czech Environmental Inspectorate (CEI):

 

1.3.4 Czech Environmental Inspectorate

1.3.4 IPPC Inspections

1.3.4 Seveso –  Inspections

 

 

 

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