End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) Recycling Law, 2002

Japan Current 2002

This law defines the role of automobile manufacturers and importers, businesses involved in recycling, and motor vehicle users, to facilitate the recycling of end-of-life motor vehicles. Motor vehicle owners are required to pay a fee for recycling. All four-wheeled vehicles (including large vehicles and commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses) are subject to the law. Auto manufacturers are required to report annually on how they have complied with the requirements of the law.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

Specific sector/s

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations - automobile manufacturers and importers, businesses involved in recycling and motor vehicle users.

Issuer type

Finance/Treasury

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners