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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emissions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

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3.—(1) In regulation 2(1) (Interpretation: general), in the appropriate alphabetical order, insert—

“existing medium combustion plant” means a combustion plant put into operation before 20th December 2018 or for which a permit was granted before 19th December 2017 provided that the plant is put into operation no later than 20th December 2018;

“MCPD” means the “Medium Combustion Plant Directive” which is Directive 2015/2193/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the 25 November 2015 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants(1);

“medium combustion plant” means a combustion plant with a rated thermal input equal to or greater than 1 megawatt and less than 50 megawatts irrespective of the type of fuel they use and includes any combination of combustion plants referred to in article 2(2) or article 4 of the MCPD, provided that—

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it does not fall within Article 2(3) or (4) of the MCPD;

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it is not installed on an offshore platform situated on, above or below those parts of the territorial sea adjacent to Northern Ireland;

“mobile medium combustion plant” means a medium combustion plant which is designed to move or be moved whether on roads or other land;

“new medium combustion plant” means a medium combustion plant which is not an existing medium combustion plant; and;

“specified generator” has the meaning given in paragraph 2 of Schedule 9B.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(2) applies to these regulations as it applies to an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(1)

OJ L 313, 28.11.2015, p.1.

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