New chemicals under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants – final policy decisions

Date: September 2020

This Cabinet paper requests approval to amend by Order in Council, schedules 1AA and 2A of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, and Schedule 1 of the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No2) 2004, in order to meet new international obligations under the Stockholm Convention on Persistant Organic Pollutants.