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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

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67Power to prohibit or regulate disposal of waste by incineration

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In the Waste (Wales) Measure 2010 (nawm 8), after section 9 insert—

9ARegulations prohibiting incineration of waste

(1)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations make provision for and in connection with prohibiting or otherwise regulating the incineration in Wales of specified kinds of waste.

(2)Regulations under subsection (1) may (among other things)—

(a)amend regulations made under section 2 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 which relate to the operation of waste incineration plants or waste co-incineration plants;

(b)provide for offences in relation to failure to comply with provision made under the regulations;

(c)provide for penalties in relation to such offences;

(d)provide for enforcement authorities and the functions of such authorities.

(3)In this section—

  • “incineration” (“llosgi”), in relation to waste, means—

    (a)

    incineration of the waste in a waste incineration plant or waste co-incineration plant, and

    (b)

    any other thermal treatment of the waste prior to its incineration;

  • “waste incineration plant” (“peiriant llosgi gwastraff”) has the meaning given in Article 3(40) of Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control) (Recast);

  • “waste co-incineration plant” (“peiriant cydlosgi gwastraff”) has the meaning given in Article 3(41) of that Directive.

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