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The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991

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(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991 and shall come into force on 1st April 1992.

(2) In these Regulations–

“the 1990 Act” means the Environmental Protection Act 1990;

“transferor” and “transferee” mean respectively, in relation to a transfer of controlled waste by a person who is subject to the duty imposed by section 34(1) of the 1990 Act, the person who in compliance with that section transfers a written description of the waste and the person who receives that description.

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