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The Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Amendment Order 2015

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3.  In article 2(1)—

(a)after the definition of “anaerobic digestion” insert—

“animal excreta” means excreta produced by animals and includes biomass wholly derived from excreta produced by animals;;

(b)in the definition of “connected person”, for “section 839 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988” substitute “section 1122 of the Corporation Tax Act 2010(1)”;

(c)after the definition of “declared net capacity” insert—

“demonstration lease” means a lease granted by the Crown Estate, one of whose purposes is testing, demonstrating and approving the viability of a wind turbine;;

(d)for the definition of “greenhouse gas emission criteria” substitute—

“greenhouse gas emission criteria” means—

(a)

in the case of bioliquid, the criteria set out in Schedule A1 (greenhouse gas emission criteria for bioliquid); and

(b)

in all other cases, the criteria set out in Part 1 of Schedule A1A (greenhouse gas emission criteria for solid and gaseous biomass);;

(e)in the definition of “relevant material”, for “4(1)(a)” substitute “4(1A)(a)”;

(f)after the definition of “relevant material” insert—

“relevant target” has the meaning given by paragraph 1 of Schedule A1A (greenhouse gas emission criteria for solid and gaseous biomass);;

(g)in the definition of “Renewables Directive”, for “Schedule A1” substitute “Schedules A1 and A2”; and

(h)for the definition of “waste” substitute—

“waste” has the meaning given in Article 3(1) of Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste(2) but—

(a)

also includes anything derived from waste; and

(b)

does not include landfill gas or sewage gas..

(2)

OJ L 312, 22.11.2008, p.3.

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