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Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (S.S.I. No. 235 of 2003).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Pollution control Soil rehabilitation Waste disposal Hazardous substances Offences/penalties Cultural heritage
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 in accordance with article 1.
Abstract

These Regulations set out a pollution control regime for landfills for the purpose of implementing Council Directive 99/31/EC on the landfill of waste in Scotland. Part I of the Regulations sets out the preliminary provisions. Regulation 3 sets out the scope of the Regulations. Regulation 5 requires planning authorities to take the location requirements of these Regulations into consideration when granting planning permission. Regulation 6 sets out the requirements for landfill sites which will be exempt from the provisions of these regulations set out in Schedule 1. Part II deals with landfill permits. Regulation 9 requires Scottish Environment Protection Agency to classify landfills as landfills for hazardous waste, non-hazardous waste or inert waste respectively. Regulation 10 sets out the requirements for conditions to be incorporated in landfill permits. Regulation 11 prohibits the acceptance of certain types of waste at landfills and regulation 12 sets out waste which may be accepted in the different classes of landfill. Regulation 14 lists the waste acceptance procedures which the operator of a landfill site must carry out including a visual inspection, tests, keeping a register of certain information. Regulation 17 provides for closure and after care procedures for landfills which may be related to the whole or part of the landfill. Regulation 18 provides for closure notices which may be used by SEPA to initiate closure of landfills. Part III of these Regulations contains miscellaneous provisions.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (Chapter 24).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1999 (2020)

Keyword: Pollution control, Institution, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Environment Act 1995 (Chapter 25).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1995 (2021)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Environmental planning, EIA, Offences/penalties, Cultural heritage, Policy/planning, Marine fisheries, Soil pollution/quality, Certification, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Soil rehabilitation, Waste management, Flood, Drainage/land reclamation, Freshwater pollution, Sustainable use, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 1056 of 1994).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1994

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (S.S.I. No. 323 of 2000).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2000

Keyword: Pollution control, Institution, Authorization/permit, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991 (No. 2839 of 1991).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Waste management, Pollution control, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Waste Batteries (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (S.R. No. 247 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Landfill (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2003 (S.S.I. No. 343 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Pollution control, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (S.S.I. No. 360 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Landfill (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 (S.S.I. No. 222 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Waste disposal, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (S.S.I. No. 148 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Recycling/reuse, Organic waste, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste (Meaning of Hazardous Waste and European Waste Catalogue) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (S.S.I. No. 188 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocations) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (S.S.I. No. 391 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Agricultural development, Subsidy/incentive, Agricultural commodities, Pollution control, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Milk/dairy products, Meat, Fish products, Land tenure, Animal health, Animal production, Plant production, Waste management, Waste disposal, Freshwater pollution, Flood, Effluent waste water/discharge, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX