Amendment of the 2012 Regulations

3.—(1) The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012(1) are amended in accordance with paragraph (2).

(2) After regulation 32 (schedule 1 conditions: volatile organic compounds) insert—

Schedule 1 conditions: materials recovery facilities

32A.(1) SEPA must ensure that a permit granted or varied on or after 1st April 2015 which authorises the operation of a materials recovery facility contains a condition requiring the operator of the installation of which the facility forms part to comply with the Materials Recovery Code.

(2) In this regulation—

“Materials Recovery Code” means the Code of Practice on Sampling and Reporting at Materials Recovery Facilities issued by the Scottish Ministers on 2nd March 2015;

“materials recovery facility” means a facility where dry recyclable waste is treated in order to separate that waste into a dry waste stream or streams; and

“dry recyclable waste” and “dry waste stream” have the same meanings as they do for the purposes of section 75(7A) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(2)..


1990 c.43. Subsection (7A) was inserted by S.S.I. 2012/148.