A permit to drill a groundwater well is to be issued to organisations that perform such drilling and have the necessary technical capacity and sufficiently qualified personnel.
In order to apply for a permit, the applicant must submit a permit application to the local hydro-geological station. A permit is to be issued for each well separately.
The Ministry of Occupation and Employment Relations is planning to implement ten ILO Conventions and to generally revise the national occupational safety legislation.
Plan of Comprehensive Measures aimed at improving the efficiency of state labour protection bodies provides for the possible implementation of certain ILO Conventions and for the revision of labour safety legislation.
As of 30 May 2017, manufacturers and importers of certain types of electrical and electronic equipment (including ICT equipment and domestic appliances) have to comply with the adopted electromagnetic compatibility requirements.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan adopted Decree No. 389 approving Technical Regulation on Electromagnetic Compatibility (the EMC TR) on 21 November 2016.
As of 2 November 2017 manufacturers and importers of wheeled transport vehicles that are to be placed on the market in Uzbekistan have to comply with the provisions of the adopted Technical Regulation.
General safety requirements include the requirement that any transport vehicles placed on the market in Uzbekistan must be suitable for the local climate.
The State Nature Protection Committee has been transformed into the State State Committee of Ecology and Environmental Protection, reporting directly to the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.
The main tasks of the Committee are to be state environmental management, state supervision of compliance with waste management and air protection regulations, creation of an efficient waste collection, transportation, utilization, recycling and landfill system, etc.
Uzbekistan: The Government is to propose 30 draft laws in 2017
The adopted Programme for the development of draft laws for 2017 includes 30 new draft laws.
The Programme includes draft law that would impose stricter liability on employers for breaching health and safety regulations and for other breaches of labour protection legislation.