MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE NOTIFICATION
G.S.R. 318(E).—Whereas, the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, (hereinafter referred to as the said rules) were notified vide notification number
G.S.R. 320 (E), dated the 18th March, 2016; And Whereas, while registering on the centralized online portal developed by the Central Pollution Control Board, vide the guidelines specified in Schedule II of the said rules-
The entities shall have to provide PAN Number, GST Number, CIN Number of the company and Aadhar Number and PAN Number of authorized person or representative and any other necessary information as required.
Whereas in pursuance of sub-clause (ii) of clause (b) of sub-section (4) of section 4 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 read with rule 5 of the Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, 2020,
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has allowed the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, to perform Aadhaar authentication on voluntary basis, for the purpose of registration of residents as producers, importers, Brand owners and plastic Waste processors, using Yes/no authentication facility, on the centralized portal developed by the Central Pollution Control Board, as specified in clause (a) of sub-para (1) of para 6 of the said guidelines. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 3, 6, and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act 1986 (29 of 1986) read with sub-rule (4) of rule 5 of the , Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, namely :-
(1) These rules may be called the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 10, in the subrule (5), in the provision, for the figures “2023” occurring at both places, the figures “2024” shall respectively be substituted. 3. In said rules, in rule 11, in sub-rule (1), in clause (a), after sub-clause (iii) , the following clause shall be inserted, namely:- “ for rigid plastic packaging “ 4. In the said rules, in rule
13,- (i) in sub-rule (2), the words “or for renewal of registration” shall be omitted; (ii) for sub-rule (9), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely :- “9(a) The registration granted under this rule shall be changed only on the request of Producers, Importers & Brand owners, under the existing Extended Producer Responsibility registration , (b) The registration granted under this rule shall be valid for a period of one year, unless revoked, suspended or cancelled and shall subsequently be granted for three years.”
5.(i) in paragraph 6 for clause (6.6), the following clause shall be substituted, namely :- “6.6 While registering, the entities shall have to provide PAN Number, GST Number, CIN Number in case of company, and the entities may provide Aadhar Number, and shall provide PAN Number of authorized person or representative and any other necessary information as required.”
(ii) in paragraph 10, in clause (10.6), the following provision shall be inserted, namely :- “Provided that the last date for filing of annual returns shall be the 31 st October 2023 for the financial year 2022-2023. (iii) In paragraph 11, in clause (11.2), the following provision shall be inserted, namely :- “Provided that the last date for filing of annual returns shall be the 31st July 2023 for the financial year 2022-2023.