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The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 and shall come into operation on 31st March 2009.

(2) In these Regulations, “the WML Regulations” means the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003(1)

Amendment of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

2.  The WML Regulations are amended in accordance with Regulations 3 to 7.

3.  After regulation 1(4) insert—

“ (5) Any six digit code used to refer to a waste in these Regulations is a reference to that waste as specified by the six-digit code in the List of Wastes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005(2).”.

4.  In regulation 18—

(a)in paragraph (4) for “activities set out in paragraphs 8 and 31” substitute “activity set out in paragraph 31”;

(b)in paragraph (5) for “paragraph 8, 9” substitute “paragraph 9”; and

(c)in paragraph(12)(a) for “1-8” substitute “1-7”.

5.  For paragraph 5 of Part I of Schedule 2 substitute—

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

(a)burning as a fuel at a rate of less than one tonne per hour, under an authorisation granted under the Industrial Pollution Control Order or a permit under the 2003 Regulations, of—

(i)straw (02 01 03), poultry litter (02 01 06) or wood (02 01 07); or

(ii)solid fuel which has been manufactured from waste by a process involving the application of heat (19 12 10),

to the extent that it is or forms part of a process within Part B or Part C of any section of Schedule 1 to the 1998 Regulations, or an activity within Part B or Part C of any Section of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the 2003 Regulations and the feeding of such waste into an appliance in which it is to be so burned;

(b)the secure storage on any premises of any waste mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) which is intended to be burned as mentioned in that sub-paragraph if—

(i)no more than 25 tonnes is stored at any one time; and

(ii)no waste is stored there for longer than 1 year..

6.  Delete paragraph 8 of Part I of Schedule 2.

7.  Delete paragraph 28 of Part I of Schedule 2.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 3rd March 2009.

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Wesley Shannon

A senior officer of the Department of the Environment

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