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Explanatory Memorandum to Waste (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007


1.The Waste (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 (“the 2007 Order”) was made on 6th March 2007.

2.This Explanatory Memorandum has been prepared by the Department of the Environment (“the Department”) to assist the reader in understanding the 2007 Order. It does not form part of the 2007 Order.

3.The 2007 Order updates the legislation governing the management and disposal of waste, as set out in the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (“the 1997 Order”).

4.The majority of the provisions in the 2007 Order replicate those in Part 5 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.

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