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The Hazardous Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

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23.—(1) Except in a case to which regulations 24, 27, 28, 29 or 30 applies, this regulation applies where a consignment of hazardous waste is to be removed from the premises at which it is being held, and any consignment of waste produced or held at premises in Northern Ireland (including rejected loads to which regulation 31 applies) can only be removed under a consignment note in the form set out in Schedule 4 to these regulations.

(2) Before the consignment is removed—

(a)the producer, holder, or other person on his behalf as the case may be, shall prepare six copies of the consignment note, and, on each copy, and shall complete Parts A and B of the consignment note as set out in Schedule 4 to these regulations including reference to:

(i)the relevant code;

(ii)the six digit code referable to the waste in accordance with the List of Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005; and

(iii)the postcode of the producer of the waste.

(b)the consignor shall ensure that one of those copies (on which Parts A and B have been completed and the relevant code entered) is furnished to the Department;

(c)the carrier shall complete Part C on each of the five remaining copies; and

(d)the consignor—

(i)shall complete Part D on each of those copies;

(ii)where the hazardous waste producer or holder, as the case may be, is not the consignor, ensure that one of those copies is given to him ;

(iii)shall retain one copy (on which Parts A to D have been completed and the relevant code entered); and

(iv)shall give the three remaining copies (on which Parts A to D have been completed and the relevant code entered) to the carrier

(3) The carrier shall ensure that the copies which he has received—

(a)travel with the consignment; and

(b)are given to the consignee on delivery of the consignment.

(4) Subject to regulation 31, on receiving the consignment the consignee shall—

(a)complete Part E on the three copies of the consignment note given to him;

(b)retain one copy;

(c)give one copy to the carrier;

(d)forthwith furnish one copy to the Department.

(5) The carrier shall retain the copy of the consignment note given to him by the consignee.

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