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The Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Relevant Offences

  5. 4.Notice of Appeal

  6. 5.Time limit for making an appeal

  7. 6.Reports of hearings

  8. 7.Notification of determination

  9. 8.Particulars to be entered in public registers

  10. 9.Information to be excluded or removed from a register

  11. 10.Mobile plant

  12. 11.Conditions of site licences: treatment of WEEE

  13. 12.Conditions of site licences: treatment and storage of batteries

  14. 13.Conditions of site licences: incineration of waste industrial and automotive batteries

  15. 13A.Conditions of waste management licences: separately collected wastes

  16. 13B.Conditions of waste management licences: materials recovery facilities

  17. 14.Health at work

  18. 15.Waste oils

  19. 16.Exclusion of activities under other control regimes from waste management licensing

  20. 17.Exemptions from waste management licensing

  21. 18.Exemptions from waste management licensing: controlled activities

  22. 19.Exempt activities: registration requirement

  23. 20.Register of exempt activities

  24. 21.Register of exempt activities: registration of information

  25. 22.Register of exempt activities: removal of information

  26. 23.Register of exempt activities: requirements in respect of recovery and storage of scrap metal or waste motor vehicles

  27. 24.Annual requirements in respect of recovery and storage of scrap metal or waste motor vehicles

  28. 25.Register of exempt activities: requirements in relation to certain exempt activities

  29. 26.Annual requirements in respect of certain exempt activities

  30. 27.Annual requirements in respect of WEEE

  31. 28.Registration obligations

  32. 29.Waste Framework Directive

  33. 30.Registration of brokers and dealers

  34. 31.

  35. 32.

  36. 33.Savings

  37. 34.Revocation and consequential amendments

  38. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. 1.(1) The use, under a permit granted under the 2012...

      2. 2.(1) The operation, under a permit granted under the 2012...

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

      4. 4.(1) The cleaning, washing, spraying or coating of waste consisting...

      5. 5.(1) Burning of biomass waste or animal carcasses to the...

      6. 6.(1) Burning waste oil listed in Table 1 (including waste...

      7. 7.(1) The treatment with any of the wastes listed in...

      8. 8.(1) The storage in a secure container or lagoon (or,...

      9. 9.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph—

      10. 10.(1) Subject to sub paragraph (4)— (a) the reception and...

      11. 11.(1) Carrying on at any place, in respect of waste...

      12. 12.(1) Subject to sub paragraph (3)— (a) composting biodegradable waste...

      13. 13.(1) The manufacture from— (a) waste which arises from demolition...

      14. 14.(1) The manufacture of finished goods from any of the...

      15. 15.(1) The beneficial use of waste if—

      16. 16.The dry screening of any of the wastes listed in...

      17. 17.(1) The storage in a secure place on any premises...

      18. 18.(1) The secure storage on any premises of waste of...

      19. 19.(1) The storage on a site of any of the...

      20. 20.(1) Laundering or otherwise cleaning waste textiles with a view...

      21. 21.(1) Chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising waste plant matter (including...

      22. 22.(1) The recovery at any premises of silver from waste...

      23. 23.(1) The recovery of waste consisting of animal by-products authorised...

      24. 24.(1) Crushing, grinding or other size reduction of waste bricks,...

      25. 25.(1) The deposit of waste arising from dredging inland waters...

      26. 26.(1) The recovery or disposal of waste, at the place...

      27. 27.(1) Baling, compacting, crushing, shredding or pulverising waste at the...

      28. 28.The use of autoclaves to sterilise waste, including special waste,...

      29. 29.(1) The disposal of waste as specified in sub-paragraph (1A)...

      30. 30.(1) Burning waste on land in the open if—

      31. 31.The discharge of waste onto the track of a railway...

      32. 32.The burial on premises of waste arising from the use...

      33. 33.(1) The keeping or deposit of waste consisting of excavated...

      34. 34.(1) The keeping or deposit on land at the place...

      35. 35.(1) The deposit of waste consisting of excavated material from...

      36. 36.(1) The temporary secure storage of waste to which sub-paragraphs...

      37. 37.(1) The burial of a dead domestic pet in the...

      38. 38.The deposit or storage of samples of waste, including samples...

      39. 39.(1) The secure storage at a pharmacy or at the...

      40. 40.(1) The secure storage of non-liquid waste, including WEEE, at...

      41. 41.(1) The temporary storage of waste, including WEEE, pending its...

      42. 42.(1) The disposal of waste consisting of pesticide solution or...

      43. 43.(1) The crushing of waste gas discharge lamps (including fluorescent...

      44. 44.(1) Heating iron, steel or any ferrous-alloy, non ferrous metal...

      45. 45.(1) The carrying on, at any secure place designed or...

      46. 46.(1) The burning at a dock of waste consisting of—...

      47. 47.(1) The repair or refurbishment or both at a secure...

      48. 48.(1) The storage at any secure place of WEEE of...

      49. 49.The treatment of waste organophosphate sheep dip (including such waste...

      50. 50.(1) The mixing of ash from the incineration of pig...

      51. 51.(1) The anaerobic digestion of biodegradable waste which is agricultural...

    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. 1.In assessing benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement for the...

      2. 2.In assessing benefit to agriculture, regard shall be had to...

      3. 3.In assessing ecological improvement, regard shall be had to the...

    3. SCHEDULE 3


    4. SCHEDULE 4


      1. PART 1 GENERAL

        1. 1.Interpretation of Schedule 4

        2. 2.Duties of the waste regulation authority

        3. 3.Duties of planning authorities

        4. 4.Duties of other competent authorities

        5. 5.Meaning of “competent authority” etc.

        6. 6.Relevant objectives

        7. 7.Exceptions to duties

        8. 8.Matters to be covered by permits

        9. 9.Modification of provisions relating to development plans

        10. 10.Modifications of Part I of the 1990 Act

        11. 11.Modifications of Part II of the 1990 Act

        12. 12.Registration of professional collectors and transporters of waste

        13. 13.Duty to carry out appropriate periodic inspections

        14. 14.Record keeping



    5. SCHEDULE 5


      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Registers

      3. 3.Applications for registration

      4. 4.Registration as a broker or dealer and amendment of entries

      5. 5.Revocation of registration

      6. 6.Appeals

      7. 7.Duration of registration

      8. 8.Cessation of registration

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Consequential Amendments

      1. 1.The Deposits in the Sea (Exemption) Order 1985

      2. 2.The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations 1991

      3. 3.The Controlled Waste Regulations 1992

      4. 4.The Special Waste Regulations 1996

      5. 5.The Waste Management (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1997

      6. 6.The Waste Incineration (Scotland) Regulations 2003

      7. 7.The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Solway Tweed River Basin District) Regulations 2004

      8. 8.The Rural Development Contracts (Rural Priorities) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

      9. 9.The Rural Development Contracts (Land Managers Options) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

      10. 10.The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Regulations 2008

      11. 11.The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009

  39. Explanatory Note

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