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The Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of regulations

    4. 4.Cases where regulations do not apply

    5. 5.Location

    6. 6.Exemptions from certain provisions of regulations

    7. 7.List of sites

    8. 8.Extension of categories of landfill subject to the 2000 Regulations etc.

  3. PART II LANDFILL PERMITS

    1. 9.Classification of landfills

    2. 10.Conditions to be included in landfill permits

    3. 11.Prohibition of acceptance of certain wastes at landfills

    4. 12.Waste which may be accepted in the different classes of landfill

    5. 13.Costs of disposal of waste in landfill

    6. 14.Waste acceptance procedures

    7. 15.Initial site inspections by SEPA

    8. 16.Control and monitoring of operational landfill sites

    9. 17.Closure and after care procedures for landfills

    10. 18.Closure Notices

  4. PART III MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 19.Offences

    2. 20.Transitional Provisions

    3. 21.Amendments

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS OF THESE REGULATIONS FROM WHICH LANDFILLS FALLING WITH REGULATION 6 ARE EXEMPT

      1. Regulation 10 (conditions to be included in landfill permits) paragraph...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      WASTE ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

      1. 1.Criteria for acceptance of waste which apply to all kinds of landfill

      2. 2.Additional criteria for acceptance of waste at landfills for hazardous waste

      3. 3.Additional criteria for acceptance of waste at landfills for non-hazardous waste

      4. 4.Additional criteria for acceptance of waste at landfills for inert waste

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LANDFILLS

      1. 1.Location

      2. 2.Water control and leachate management

      3. 3.Protection of soil and water and leachate collection and sealing systems

      4. 4.Gas control

      5. 5.Nuisances and hazards

      6. 6.Stability

      7. 7.Site security

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MINIMUM MONITORING PROCEDURES FOR LANDFILLS

      1. 1.Application of this Schedule

      2. 2.Emission data: water, leachate and gas control

      3. 3.Protection of groundwater : Sampling

      4. 4.Protection of groundwater : Monitoring

      5. 5.Protection of groundwater :Trigger levels

      6. 6.Topography of the site: data on the landfill body

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. 1.Existing landfills : transitional provisions

      2. 2.(1) Paragraph 1 does not apply to a landfill if–...

      3. 3.(1) The following provisions of these Regulations impose obligations directly...

      4. 4.(1) This paragraph shall apply to any landfill if –...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AMENDMENTS TO OTHER LEGISLATION

      1. 1.Amendment to the Environment Act 1995

      2. 2.Amendment to the Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991

      3. 3.Amendment to the 2000 Regulations

      4. 4.The Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994

  6. Explanatory Note

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