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The Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Offences

  4. 3.Technical competence

  5. 4.Technical competence – transitional provisions

  6. 5.Pre-qualification technical competence

  7. 6.Notice of appeal

  8. 7.Time limit for making an appeal

  9. 8.Notification of determination

  10. 9.Particulars to be entered in public registers

  11. 10.Information to be excluded or removed from a register

  12. 11.Mobile plant

  13. 12.Health at work

  14. 13.Waste oils

  15. 14.Groundwater

  16. 15.Amendments to the Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

  17. 16.Exclusion of activities under other control regimes from waste management licensing

  18. 17.Exemptions from waste management licensing

  19. 18.Registration in connection with exempt activities

  20. 19.Registration obligations

  21. 20.Refusal, revocation and cessation of registration

  22. 21.Waste Framework Directive

  23. 22.Registration of brokers

  24. 23.Amendment of the Deposits in the Sea (Exemptions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1995

  25. 24.Amendment of the Special Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

  26. 25.Amendment of the Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

  27. 26.End of Life Vehicles Directive

  28. 27.Revocations

  29. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CERTIFICATES OF TECHNICAL COMPETENCE

      1. 1.The qualifications required of a person if he is to...

      2. 2.In Table 1 – “civic amenity site” means a place...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      EXEMPTIONS FROM WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENSING

      1. PART I activities exempt from waste management licensing

        1. 1.(1) The use, under an authorisation granted under the Industrial...

        2. 2.(1) The use, under a permit under the 2003 Regulations,...

        3. 3.(1) The operation, under an authorisation granted under the Industrial...

        4. 4.(1) The operation, under a permit under the 2003 Regulations,...

        5. 5.The carrying on of any of the following operations –...

        6. 6.(1) The cleaning, washing, spraying or coating of waste consisting...

        7. 7.(1) Burning waste as a fuel in an appliance if...

        8. 8.(1) Burning waste oil as a fuel in an engine...

        9. 9.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3) and any limitation set down...

        10. 10.(1) The spreading of sludge on land which is not...

        11. 11.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and...

        12. 12.Carrying on at any place, in respect of a kind...

        13. 13.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and...

        14. 14.(1) The manufacture from – (a) waste which arises from...

        15. 15.(1) The manufacture of finished goods from any of the...

        16. 16.(1) The beneficial use of waste if –

        17. 17.(1) The storage in a secure place on any premises...

        18. 18.(1) The storage on any premises in a secure container...

        19. 19.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and...

        20. 20.(1) Laundering or otherwise cleaning waste textiles with a view...

        21. 21.(1) Chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising waste plant matter (including...

        22. 22.(1) The recovery, at any premises, of silver from waste...

        23. 23.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the keeping or treatment of...

        24. 24.(1) Crushing, grinding or other size reduction of waste bricks,...

        25. 25.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) to (4), the deposit of...

        26. 26.(1) The recovery or disposal of waste, at the place...

        27. 27.(1) Baling, compacting, crushing, shredding or pulverising waste at the...

        28. 28.The storage of returned goods that are waste, pending recovery...

        29. 29.(1) The disposal of waste at the place where it...

        30. 30.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), burning waste on land in...

        31. 31.The discharge of waste onto the track of a railway...

        32. 32.The burial on premises of waste arising from the use...

        33. 33.(1) The keeping or deposit of waste consisting of excavated...

        34. 34.(1) The keeping or deposit on land at the place...

        35. 35.(1) The deposit of waste consisting of excavated material from...

        36. 36.(1) The temporary storage of waste consisting of garbage, at...

        37. 37.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the burial of a dead...

        38. 38.The deposit or storage of samples of waste which are...

        39. 39.(1) The secure storage at a pharmacy, pending their disposal...

        40. 40.(1) The storage, pending its collection or transport, of non-liquid...

        41. 41.(1) The temporary storage, pending its collection, of waste on...

        42. 42.(1) The treatment, keeping or disposal by any person at...

        43. 43.(1) The treatment, keeping or disposal by any person at...

        44. 44.(1) Heating iron, steel or any ferrous-alloy, non-ferrous metal or...

        45. 45.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the carrying on, at any...

        46. 46.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and...

        47. 47.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) to (4), the burning at...

        48. 48.For the purposes of this Schedule – a container, lagoon...

      2. PART II INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF AN EXEMPTION

      3. PART III assessment of benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement

        1. 1.In assessing benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement for the...

        2. 2.Benefit to agriculture shall be assessed by reference to whether...

        3. 3.Ecological improvement shall be assessed by reference to the extent...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      WASTE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE etc.

      1. PART I general

        1. 1.Interpretation of Schedule 3

        2. 2.Duties of competent authorities

        3. 3.Meaning of “competent authority” etc.

        4. 4.Relevant objectives

        5. 5.Preparation of offshore waste management plan

        6. 6.Matters to be covered by permits

        7. 7.Modifications of provisions relating to development plans and regional development strategy

        8. 8.Modifications of the Industrial Pollution Control (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

        9. 9.Modifications of Part II of the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

        10. 10.Modifications of Part II of the Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

        11. 11.References to “waste” in planning and water legislation

        12. 12.Registration by professional collectors and transporters of waste, and by dealers and brokers

        13. 13.Duty to carry out appropriate periodic inspections

        14. 14.Record keeping

      2. PART II waste disposal operations

        1. 1.Deposit into or onto land (e.g. landfill, etc.) (D1).

        2. 2.Land treatment (e.g. biodegradation of liquid or sludge discards in...

        3. 3.Deep injection (e.g. injection of pumpable discards into wells, salt...

        4. 4.Surface impoundment (e.g. placement of liquid or sludge discards into...

        5. 5.Specially engineered landfill (e.g. placement into lined discrete cells which...

        6. 6.Release into a water body except seas/oceans (D6).

        7. 7.Release into seas/oceans including seabed insertion (D7).

        8. 8.Biological treatment not specified elsewhere in this Part of this...

        9. 9.Physico-chemical treatment not specified elsewhere in this Part of this...

        10. 10.Incineration on land (D10).

        11. 11.Incineration at sea (D11).

        12. 12.Permanent storage (e.g. emplacement of containers in a mine, etc.)...

        13. 13.Blending or mixture prior to submission to any of the...

        14. 14.Repackaging prior to submission to any of the operations numbered...

        15. 15.Storage pending any of the operations numbered D1 to D14...

      3. PART III waste recovery operations

        1. 1.Use principally as a fuel or other means to generate...

        2. 2.Solvent reclamation/regeneration (R2).

        3. 3.Recycling/reclamation of organic substances which are not used as solvents...

        4. 4.Recycling/reclamation of metals and metal compounds (R4).

        5. 5.Recycling/reclamation of other inorganic materials (R5).

        6. 6.Regeneration of acids or bases (R6).

        7. 7.Recovery of components used for pollution abatement (R7).

        8. 8.Recovery of components from catalysts (R8).

        9. 9.Oil re-refining, or other reuses of oil (R9).

        10. 10.Land treatment resulting in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement...

        11. 11.Use of wastes obtained from any of the operations numbered...

        12. 12.Exchange of wastes for submission to any of the operations...

        13. 13.Storage of wastes pending any of the operations numbered R1...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REGISTRATION OF BROKERS OF CONTROLLED WASTE

      1. 1.Interpretation of Schedule 4

      2. 2.Registers

      3. 3.Applications for registration

      4. 4.Registration as a broker and amendment of entries

      5. 5.Revocation of registration

      6. 6.Appeals

      7. 7.Duration of registration

      8. 8.Cessation of registration

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      CONDITIONS FOR THE KEEPING OR TREATMENT OF END OF LIFE VEHICLES

      1. PART I obligations in respect of keeping or treatment of end of life vehicles

        1. 1.No end of life vehicle shall be kept (even temporarily)...

        2. 2.No end of life vehicle shall be treated unless, in...

      2. PART II minimum technical requirements for the keeping and treatment of end of life vehicles

        1. 1.The keeping (even temporarily) of an end of life vehicle...

        2. 2.The treatment of an end of life vehicle shall only...

        3. 3.Treatment operations for the depollution of an end of life...

        4. 4.In order to promote its subsequent recycling, where an article...

        5. 5.Any keeping operations shall be carried out in such a...

  30. Explanatory Note

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