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End of life Vehicles (ELV) Recycling Law, 2002.

Japan Current 2002

The law provides role-sharing between car owners, ELV-collecting businesses, car manufacturers, and car importers to build a recycling- oriented society in which waste is reduced and resources are used with care.

Issuer name

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Government ministry

Other

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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.

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

Applies to Auto manufacturers

Industry scope

Manufacturing

Disclosure venue

Data disclosure to government

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Waste & Hazardous Substances

Status

Current

Country

Japan

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2002

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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