The EU Council has recently cleared the directive on the protection of the environment through criminal law. This directive ensures tougher sanctions and penalties for those who harm the environment.

Although the newly introduced law does not focus on ship recycling specifically, it does mention that illegal recycling of polluting components of ships and serious breaches of legislation on chemicals can now be investigated and punished by the criminal law.

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