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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 No. 675

CHAPTER 1Application to the Crown and requirement for an environmental permit

Application to the Crown

11.  Schedule 4 (application of these Regulations to the Crown) has effect.

Requirement for environmental permit

12.  (1)  A person must not, except under and to the extent authorised by an environmental permit—

(a)operate a regulated facility; or

(b)cause or knowingly permit a water discharge activity or groundwater activity.

(2) Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply if the water discharge activity or groundwater activity is an exempt facility.

(3) Where a person (“A”) would, except for this paragraph, require an environmental permit to receive radioactive waste from another person (“B”) for the purpose of disposing of that waste, A does not require a permit for that receipt where—

(a)B holds an environmental permit which allows B to dispose of the waste to A; and

(b)the waste is disposed of by A in accordance with that permit.

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