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Hazardous waste (decisions 16/30 A and B

86. At the 8th meeting of the session, on 31 May, the Council had before it two draft decisions on this subject, one (UNEP/GC.16/L.18 and Corr.1, draft decision 22) approved by the Programme Committee on the basis of an informal text circulated by Finland, Norway and Sweden, as amended by Greece, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States of America and the other submitted by the Bureau (UNEP/GC.16/L.40), prepared on the basis of an earlier draft submitted by Burundi, Kenya, Sweden and the United Republic of Tanzania (UNEPJGC.16/L.25).

87. It also had before it an amendment submitted by the Bureau to the draft decision submitted by the Programme Committee (UNEP/GC.16/L.56, amendment 8).

88. The draft decisions, as amended by the Bureau, were adopted by consensus.