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Regulations related to e-Waste Management in Tanzania by Mind Map: Regulations related to e-Waste
Management in Tanzania
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Regulations related to e-Waste Management in Tanzania

Merchandise Marks Act

Makes illegal the supply of fake products, unsafe products and those which do not meet specific standards

IMPACT: HIgh as it ensures safetu of consumers and the environment

Tanzania Bureau of Standards

Sets the standards for products and the environment quality

IMPACT: High as the act sets the standards for products including electrical and electronic products

Local Government Authoties Acts(Urban and Districts)

Makes available the management of waste from different human activities in the local authorities

IMPACT: Low as the act is not specific.

Atomic Energy Act

Promotes safe use of atomic and nuclear energy

IMPACT: Low as it does not have a direct relationship to e-waste

Fair Competition Act

Promotes effective and fair competition in trade

IMPACT: high as it aims at protecting consumers from unfair market practices and counterfeit products which may be harmful to the environment

Occupational Safety & Health Act

Protects workers and no-workers from health hazards

IMPACT: High as it aims at protect workers' health and ensure safety

Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act

Provides framework for control and regulation for manufacturing, importation and distribution of foods, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics,etc for human consumption.

IMPACT: Low as it does not directly relate to electrical and electronics products and their waste.

National Environmental Management Act

Establishes principles for management, impact and risk assessment, prevention and control of environmental pollution

IMPACT: High as it provides framework for waste management

Water Resources Management Act

Controls management of water resources

IMPACT: Low on e-waste as it does not address e-waste pollution

The Environmental (Solid Waste Management) Act

Establishes principles for solid waste management

IMPACT: High provides principles for solid waste management of which e-waste is one of them

The Environmental (Hazardous Waste Management) Act

Establishes the principles for hazardous wate management

IMPACT: High as it provides principles for hazardous waste management of which e-waste is one of them if not properly disposed