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Statutory Instruments

2005 No. 894

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION,ENGLAND AND WALES

The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales)Regulations 2005

Made

23rd March 2005

Laid before Parliament

24th March 2005

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(1)

The Secretary of State, being a Minister designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to measures relating to the prevention, reduction and elimination of pollution caused by waste, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by section 2(2) of that Act and section 156 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(3), makes the following Regulations:

(1)

S.I. 1992/2870. The National Assembly for Wales is designated in relation to the controlled management of hazardous waste in Wales (see S.I. 2001/3495). The designations in relation to waste for National Assembly for Wales are shortly to be brought into line with those of the Secretary of State.

(3)

1990 c. 43. The relevant functions of the Secretary of State in so far as they relate to Scotland were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).