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Part 1Waste

Chapter 1Waste sent to landfills

Scheme operation and monitoring etc

10Monitoring authorities

(1)Each allocating authority must by regulations appoint a person to be the monitoring authority for its area.

(2)The monitoring authority for an area shall—

(a)monitor the operation in the area of the provisions of this Chapter relating to landfill allowances and, in particular, monitor how much biodegradable municipal waste is sent to landfills in pursuance of arrangements made by waste disposal authorities in the area;

(b)audit the performance of waste disposal authorities in the area in complying with their obligations under this Chapter;

(c)comply with any directions by the allocating authority for the area as to the supply to the allocating authority of information acquired by the monitoring authority in carrying out any of its functions under this Chapter;

(d)without delay notify the allocating authority for the area of any case where it appears to the monitoring authority that a waste disposal authority in the area is or may be liable to a penalty under this Chapter;

(e)comply with any directions by the allocating authority for the area as to the supply to the allocating authority of information or evidence in connection with any case where it appears to the allocating authority or the monitoring authority that a waste disposal authority in the area is or may be liable to a penalty under this Chapter;

(f)co-operate with the monitoring authority for any other area.