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Environmental Protection (Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and other Dangerous Substances) (England and Wales) (Amendment)(Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 3359 of 2000).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Effluent waste water/discharge Freshwater pollution Waste disposal
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Coming into force on 1 January 2001.
Abstract

Regulation 4(1) of the principal Regulations imposes a prohibition on holding PCBs and equipment containing them after 31st December 2000. This is subject to exceptions specified in those Regulations. One exception relates to major replacement programmes and depends upon the Environment Agency having issued a direction under regulation 4(5) of those Regulations before 31st December 2000 and upon the direction having been confirmed by the Secretary of State (for equipment in England) or the National Assembly for Wales (for equipment in Wales).

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Amends

Environmental Protection (Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and other Dangerous Substances) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 1043).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2000

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater pollution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Environment and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Revocations) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 639 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Animal production, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX