Section 2.
Mission, tasks and competence

Article 10.3.2. The OVAM has the mission of contributing to the achievement of the objectives of environmental policy referred to in article 1.2.1, § 1, by contributing to the sustainable management of material cycles and the achievement of the objectives of the waste materials policy mentioned in Article 4 of the Materials Decree and by carrying out a land rehabilitation policy in accordance with the Land Rehabilitation Decree.

Article 10.3.3. Translation not available

Article 10.3.4.

§ 1

The OVAM can conduct all activities that directly or indirectly contribute to the completion of its mission or tasks.


§ 2

The OVAM can acquire the immoveable property it considers useful for the execution of its mission and tasks. It can also dispose of the goods if they are no longer of use.

The Flemish Government can authorise the OVAM to make compulsory purchases in cases in which it judges that the obtaining of the property in question is required for the general interest.


§ 3

The OVAM can arrange to have scientific research carried out to the extent this is useful for the execution of its mission or tasks.


§ 4.



§ 5

The OVAM may market and sell the products obtained by recovery and regeneration and waste materials suitable for reuse.


§ 6.

The Flemish Government can determine further regulations concerning the tasks stated in Article 10.3.3.