Article 33.

§ 1.

The Government of Flanders may, in supplementation or implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 laying down health rules concerning animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002, lay down more specific rules on the management of animal by-products and derived products as mentioned in the Regulation, if they comply with the definition of waste.

 

§ 2.

The Government of Flanders may release the producers of the waste mentioned in paragraph 1 from the notification obligation mentioned in Article 23, subparagraph 2 and subparagraph 3 and shall define more specific rules for this.

 

§ 3.

Except in the cases explicitly described by the Government of Flanders, the disposing of these wastes is only permitted to a natural or legal person who has been recognised or registered for this purpose or by this recognised or registered natural or legal person to a facility that has been recognised and licensed for this purpose.

 

The Government of Flanders shall lay down further rules on the issue procedure, recognition and registration.

 

In the cases specified by the Government of Flanders, the supervisors may decide that the waste may or must be disposed of through incineration or burial.

 

§ 4.

The Government of Flanders shall indicate the categories of producers of waste who are required to enter into an agreement on the financing of its pick-up by an establishment as mentioned in paragraph 3.

 

The Government of Flanders can determine the maximum rates that may be applied in case of a fee per service.

 

The collection and treatment of this waste, if this concerns entire cadavers of farm animals, other than for the categories of producers mentioned in subparagraph 1, shall be carried out free of charge. The Government of Flanders shall determine the conditions under which the recognised establishments are remunerated for these services at the expense of the Flemish Region.

 

The Government of Flanders shall determine the conditions under which operations in the framework of waste management are remunerated at the expense of the Flemish Region.