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Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Waste

    1. Chapter 1 Waste sent to landfills

      1. Landfill targets

        1. 1.Target years

        2. 2.Non-target years

        3. 3.Non-target years: default rules

      2. Landfill allowances scheme (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)

        1. 4.Allocation of landfill allowances

        2. 5.Alteration of allocations under section 4

        3. 6.Borrowing and banking of landfill allowances

        4. 7.Trading and other transfer of landfill allowances

        5. 8.Offences under regulations under sections 6 and 7

        6. 9.Duty not to exceed allowances

      3. Scheme operation and monitoring etc

        1. 10.Monitoring authorities

        2. 11.Scheme regulations

        3. 12.Powers in relation to waste disposal authorities

        4. 13.Powers in relation to landfill operators

        5. 14.Disclosure of information by monitoring and allocating authorities

        6. 15.Monitoring information: registers

        7. 16.Registers: public access

      4. Strategies for reducing landfilling of biodegradable waste

        1. 17.Strategy for England

        2. 18.Strategy for Scotland

        3. 19.Strategy for Wales

        4. 20.Strategy for Northern Ireland

      5. Interpretation of Chapter 1

        1. 21.“Biodegradable waste”, “municipal waste” and “local authority collected municipal waste”

        2. 22.“Landfill”

        3. 23.“Scheme year” and “target year”

        4. 24.Other definitions

      6. Supplementary

        1. 25.Activities to which Chapter 1 does not apply

        2. 26.Penalties under Chapter 1: general

        3. 27.Regulations under Chapter 1: consultation

        4. 28.Regulations under Chapter 1: procedural provisions

    2. Chapter 2 Waste management in Wales

      1. 29.Municipal waste management strategies

      2. 30.Provision of information about waste by local authorities

    3. Chapter 3 Waste management in England

      1. 31.Directions to waste collection authorities in England

      2. 32.Joint municipal waste management strategies: England

      3. 33.Power to disapply duties under section 32

      4. 34.Interpretation of Chapter 3

    4. Chapter 4 Miscellaneous and supplementary

      1. 35.Repeal of duty to prepare recycling plans in England and Wales

      2. 36.Regulations under Part 1

      3. 37.Meaning of “waste” in Part 1 Meaning of waste in Part 1

  3. Part 2 Trading of emissions quotas

    1. 38.Pollution regulations: emissions trading schemes

    2. 39.Penalty provisions of UK Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme 2002

  4. Part 3 General

    1. 40.Commencement

    2. 41.Extent

    3. 42.Short title

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