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Special Waste Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 972 of 1996).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
1996
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Hazardous substances Waste disposal Data collection/reporting Waste management
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations provide a new definition of special waste. They make provision for handling such waste and for implementing Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste. Regulation 2 defines special waste, making reference to Parts I, II and III of Schedule 2. Household waste is excluded from the definition. Regulation 4 requires the Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency to give unique codes to be applied to consignments of waste or to carrier's rounds. Carrier's rounds consist of several consignments collected on the same journey and delivered to one place. The codes are to be shown, together with other required information, on consignment notes that are to accompany the waste when transported. Regulations 5 to 10 and 12 and 13 and Schedule 1 provide for the completion and handling of these notes and for pre-notification to the Agency of the consignment or round. Completion of such identification forms and their transport with waste are required by Article 5 of the Directive. Regulation 11 requires the Agencies to provide certain information to one another, following notification, where waste is to be transported from England and Wales to Scotland or vice versa. Regulations 11 and 14 do not implement Community obligations. Regulation 15 implements Article 4.3 of the Directive on the keeping of records by those consigning and carrying hazardous waste. Regulation 17 prohibits the mixing of special waste with other waste or other categories of special waste except where this is authorized under, or exempted from the effect of, certain other waste management legislation.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Chapter 43).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1990 (2019)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Environmental planning, Education, Policy/planning, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

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

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 (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 226 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (2003 asp 1).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Institution, Subsidy/incentive, Pollution control, Waste management, Environmental planning, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Special Waste (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 3148 of 2001).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Data collection/reporting, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Special Waste (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 2019 of 1996).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1996

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Special Waste (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 251 of 1997).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Special Waste Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. No. 112 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Waste management

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

Repealed by

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

Hazardous Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005 (W.S.I. No. 1806 (W.138) 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