Search Legislation

The Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 (Commencement) Order 1991

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Statutory Instruments

1991 No. 1618 (C. 43)

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

The Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 (Commencement) Order 1991

Made

15th July 1991

The Secretary of State, in exercise of his powers under section 11(2) of the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 (Commencement) Order 1991.

(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989.

Provisions coming into force on 16th July 1991

2.  The following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 16th July 1991–

(a)sections 1(3), 2, 4(6) and 8 to 11;

(b)sections 3, 5(3) and (6) and 6 so far as they relate to the making of regulations.

Provisions coming into force on 14th October 1991

3.  Sections 3, 4 and 6 (so far as not already in force) and 7 of the Act shall come into force on 14th October 1991.

Provisions coming into force on 1st April 1992

4.  The remaining provisions of the Act shall come into force on 1st April 1992.

Michael Heseltine

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

15th July 1991

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 into force in three stages–

(1) provisions needed to make subregulations are brought into force on 16th July 1991;

(2) provisions needed to start the process of registration of carriers of controlled waste and those dealing with the seizure and disposal of vehicles used for illegal waste disposal are brought into force on 14th October 1991;

(3) provisions creating the criminal offence of transporting controlled waste without registering and those imposing a duty to produce a person’s authority for transporting controlled waste are brought into force on 1st April 1992.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources