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The Environmental Liability (Scotland) Regulations 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.References to community legislation

  5. 4.Application

  6. 5.Exemptions

  7. 6.Other legislation

  8. 7.Competent authority

  9. 8.Assistance by public bodies

  10. 9.Powers of entry and inspection

  11. 10.Preventive measures

  12. 11.Identification and determination of remedial measures

  13. 12.Operator to take remedial action

  14. 13.Appeals and interim measures

  15. 14.Request for action and review

  16. 15.Co-operation between competent authorities

  17. 16.Grant of, and compensation for, rights of entry

  18. 17.Costs

  19. 18.Allocation of costs

  20. 19.Penalties

  21. 20.Offences by bodies corporate

  22. 21.Offences by Scottish partnerships

  23. 22.Offences by limited liability partnerships

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ACTIVITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF REGULATION 4(1)

      1. 1.The operation of installations subject to permit in pursuance of...

      2. 2.Waste management operations, including the collection, transport, recovery and disposal...

      3. 3.All discharges into inland surface water, which require prior authorisation...

      4. 4.All discharges of substances into groundwater which require prior authorisation...

      5. 5.The discharge or injection of pollutants into surface water or...

      6. 6.Water abstraction and impoundment of water subject to prior authorisation...

      7. 7.Manufacture, use, storage, processing, filling, release into the environment and...

      8. 8.Transport by road, rail, inland waterways, sea or air of...

      9. 9.Any contained use, including transport, involving genetically modified micro‑organisms as...

      10. 10.Any deliberate release into the environment, transport and placing on...

      11. 11.Transboundary shipment of waste within, into or out of the...

      12. 12.The management of extractive waste pursuant to Directive 2006/21/EC of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS IN RESPECT OF POWERS OF ENTRY AND INSPECTION

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Warrants

      3. 3.Evidence of authority

      4. 4.Admissibility of information

      5. 5.Securing of premises

      6. 6.Compensation

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      REMEDIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE

      1. PART I

        1. 1.Application of Part I

        2. 2.Definitions

        3. 3.Objectives

        4. 4.Risk to human health

        5. 5.Identification of remedial measures

        6. 6.Choice of remediation

      2. PART II

        1. 1.This Part applies to damage to land.

        2. 2.The necessary measures shall be taken to ensure, as a...

        3. 3.The presence of such risks shall be assessed through risk‑assessment...

        4. 4.Use shall be ascertained on the basis of any enactment...

        5. 5.If the use of the land is changed, all necessary...

        6. 6.If there are no enactments which are relevant for the...

        7. 7.A natural recovery option, that is to say an option...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      COMPENSATION

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Period for making an application

      3. 3.Manner of making an application

      4. 4.Loss and damage for which compensation payable

      5. 5.Basis on which compensation assessed

      6. 6.Determination of disputes

  25. Explanatory Note

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