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The Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Article 2(2) and (6).


1.  Production or consumption residues not otherwise specified below.

2.  Off-specification products.

3.  Products whose date for appropriate use has expired.

4.  Materials spilled, lost or having undergone other mishap, including any materials, equipment, etc., contaminated as a result of the mishap.

5.  Materials contaminated or soiled as a result of planned actions (e.g. residues from cleaning operations, packing materials, containers, etc.).

6.  Unusable parts (e.g. reject batteries, exhausted catalysts, etc.).

7.  Substances which no longer perform satisfactorily (e.g. contaminated acids, contaminated solvents, exhausted tempering salts, etc.).

8.  Residues of industrial processes (e.g. slags, still bottoms, etc.).

9.  Residues from pollution abatement processes (e.g. scrubber sludges, baghouse dusts, spent filters, etc.).

10.  Machining or finishing residues (e.g. lathe turnings, mill scales, etc.).

11.  Residues from raw materials extraction and processing (e.g. mining residues, oil field slops, etc.).

12.  Adulterated materials (e.g. oils contaminated with PCBs, etc.).

13.  Any materials, substances or products whose use has been banned by law.

14.  Products for which the holder has no further use (e.g. agricultural, household, office, commercial and shop discards, etc.).

15.  Contaminated materials, substances or products resulting from remedial action with respect to land.

16.  Any materials, substances or products which are not contained in the above categories.

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