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Environmental Protection (Controls on Injurious Substances) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 3244 of 1999).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Great Britain
Document type
Regulation
Date
1999
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Timber Post-harvest treatment Pollution control Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
These Regulations come into force on 29 December, 1999.
Abstract

These Regulations give effect in part to European Parliament and Council Directive 94/60/EC amending for the fourteenth time Directive 76/769/EC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restriction on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations. Regulation 3 prohibits, subject to exceptions, the placing on the market of wood treated with substances or preparations containing one or more substances listed in the Schedule to these Regulations at more than a specified concentration. Regulation 4 prohibits, subject to an exception for old treated wood, the use of treated wood in certain circumstances. Regulation 6 makes it a criminal offence to contravene any of the prohibitions in regulations 3 and 4 and specifies the penalty.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 1976 (2004)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Creosote (Prohibition on Use and Marketing) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 721 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Timber, Post-harvest treatment, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Creosote (Prohibition on Use and Marketing)(No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 1511 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Timber, Post-harvest treatment, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection (Controls on Injurious Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 3141 of 2001).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2001

Keyword: Timber, Post-harvest treatment, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX