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Persistent Organic Pollutants (Various Amendments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 1099 of 2019).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2019
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Residues Pollution control Organic waste Waste management
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Environment Act 1995, the Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 and the Persistent Organic Pollutants Regulations 2007 so as to provide with respect to the coming into effect of Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants. In the Environment Act 1995, reference to EU legislation is changed accordingly, whereas in the Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 Schedule 8 is replaced by a new Schedule (Form of consignee’s return to producer or holder). The Persistent Organic Pollutants Regulations 2007 are amended in various provisions so as to reference to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants. Those provisions concern, among other things, production, placing on the market and use of specified, stockpiling and waste management.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants.

Legislation | European Union | 2019 (2022)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, Precautionary principle, PIC-prior informed consent, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Persistent Organic Pollutants Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 3106 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Pollution control, Organic waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 894 of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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