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The End-of-Life Vehicles (Storage and Treatment) (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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PART 1OBLIGATIONS IN RESPECT OF KEEPING OR TREATMENT OF WASTE MOTOR VEHICLES

1.  No waste motor vehicle shall be kept (even temporarily) unless such keeping–

(a)is carried out in accordance with the general requirements laid down in Article 4 of the Waste Directive; and

(b)complies with the minimum technical requirements set out in Part 2 below.

2.  No waste motor vehicle shall be treated unless, in respect of the activity or operation performed, that treatment–

(a)is carried out in accordance with the general requirements laid down in Article 4 of the Waste Directive; and

(b)complies with the minimum technical requirements set out in Part 2 below and, where applicable, meets the following obligations–

(i)save where it has already been so treated–

(aa)the waste motor vehicle shall first be stripped in a way that best reduces any adverse impact on the environment, before any further treatment or other equivalent arrangement is undertaken, and

(bb)any of its components or materials which have been labelled or otherwise made identifiable in accordance with regulation 18(2) of the End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003(1) shall be stripped before any further treatment;

(ii)save where it has already been so treated in whole or part, and subject to paragraph (i), depollution of the waste motor vehicle shall be completed as soon as possible;

(iii)hazardous materials and components shall be removed from the waste motor vehicle and segregated in such a way so as not to contaminate any part of the vehicle that is subsequently to be shredded; and

(iv)any stripping or keeping of the waste motor vehicle shall be carried out in such a way as to ensure the suitability of its components for either reuse or recovery, and in particular recycling.

(1)

S.I. 2003/2635.

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