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The Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement, interpretation and extent

  3. 2.Application for a waste management licence or for the surrender or transfer of a waste management licence

  4. 3.Relevant offences

  5. 4.Technical competence

  6. 5.Technical competence-transitional provisions

  7. 6.Notice of appeal

  8. 7.Time limit for making an appeal

  9. 8.Reports of hearings

  10. 9.Notification of determination

  11. 10.Particulars to be entered in public registers

  12. 11.Information to be excluded or removed from a register

  13. 12.Mobile plant

  14. 13.Health at work

  15. 14.Waste oils

  16. 15.Groundwater

  17. 16.Exclusion of activities under other control regimes from waste management licensing

  18. 17.Exemptions from waste management licensing

  19. 18.Registration in connection with exempt activities

  20. 19.Waste Framework Directive

  21. 20.Registration of brokers

  22. 21.Amendment of the Deposits in the Sea (Exemptions) Order 1985

  23. 22.Amendment of the Collection and Disposal of Waste Regulations 1988

  24. 23.Amendment of the Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations 1991

  25. 24.Amendment of the Controlled Waste Regulations 1992

  26. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INFORMATION AND EVIDENCE REQUIRED IN RELATION TO AN APPLICATION FOR THE SURRENDER OF A SITE LICENCE

      1. 1.The full name, address and daytime telephone, fax and telex...

      2. 2.The number (if any) of the site licence, and the...

      3. 3.A map or plan— (a) showing the location of the...

      4. 4.A description of the different activities involving the treatment, keeping...

      5. 5.Where the site is a landfill or lagoon—

      6. 6.Where the site is not a landfill or lagoon—

      7. 7.Any other information which the applicant wishes the waste regulation...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFORMATION REQUIRED IN RELATION TO AN APPLICATION FOR THE TRANSFER OF A WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENCE

      1. 1.The full name, address and daytime telephone, fax and telex...

      2. 2.The number (if any) of the waste management licence and,...

      3. 3.In the case of mobile plant, sufficient information to identify...

      4. 4.Where the proposed transferee is an individual, his full name,...

      5. 5.Where the proposed transferee is a registered company or other...

      6. 6.Where the proposed transferee is a partnership—

      7. 7.If the proposed transferee has a business name different from...

      8. 8.Where the proposed transferee has appointed an agent to deal...

      9. 9.Details of any conviction of the proposed transferee or of...

      10. 10.The full name of the person who is to manage...

      11. 11.Details of the financial provision which the proposed transferee has...

      12. 12.Any other information which the applicant wishes the waste regulation...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ACTIVITIES EXEMPT FROM WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENSING

      1. 1.(1) The use, under an authorisation granted under Part I...

      2. 2.(1) The operation, under an authorisation granted under Part I...

      3. 3.The carrying on of any of the following operations—

      4. 4.(1) The cleaning, washing, spraying or coating of waste consisting...

      5. 5.(1) Burning waste as a fuel in an appliance if...

      6. 6.(1) Burning waste oil as a fuel in an engine...

      7. 7.(1) The spreading of any of the wastes listed in...

      8. 8.(1) The storage, in a secure container or lagoon (or,...

      9. 9.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3) below, the spreading of waste...

      10. 10.(1) Any recovery operation carried on within the curtilage of...

      11. 11.Carrying on at any place, in respect of a kind...

      12. 12.(1) Composting biodegradable waste at the place where the waste...

      13. 13.(1) The manufacture from— (a) waste which arises from demolition...

      14. 14.(1) The manufacture of finished goods from any of the...

      15. 15.(1) The beneficial use of waste if—

      16. 16.The carrying on, in accordance with the conditions and requirements...

      17. 17.(1) The storage in a secure place on any premises...

      18. 18.(1) The storage on any premises in a secure container...

      19. 19.(1) The storage on a site of waste which arises...

      20. 20.(1) Laundering or otherwise cleaning waste textiles with a view...

      21. 21.(1) Chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising waste plant matter (including...

      22. 22.(1) The recovery, at any premises, of silver from waste...

      23. 23.(1) The keeping or treatment of animal by-products in accordance...

      24. 24.(1) Crushing, grinding or other size reduction of waste bricks,...

      25. 25.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) below, the deposit...

      26. 26.(1) The recovery or disposal of waste, at the place...

      27. 27.(1) Baling, compacting, crushing, shredding or pulverising waste at the...

      28. 28.The storage of returned goods that are waste, for a...

      29. 29.(1) The disposal of waste at the place where it...

      30. 30.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, burning waste on land...

      31. 31.The discharge of waste onto the track of a railway...

      32. 32.The burial on premises of waste arising from the use...

      33. 33.(1) The keeping or deposit of waste consisting of excavated...

      34. 34.(1) The keeping or deposit on land at the place...

      35. 35.(1) The deposit of waste consisting of excavated material from...

      36. 36.(1) ~The temporary storage of waste consisting of garbage, including...

      37. 37.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the burial of a...

      38. 38.The deposit or storage of samples of waste, including samples...

      39. 39.(1) The secure storage at a pharmacy, pending their disposal...

      40. 40.(1) The storage of non-liquid waste at any place other...

      41. 41.(1) The temporary storage of waste, pending its collection, on...

      42. 42.(1) The treatment, keeping or disposal by any person at...

      43. 43.(1) The treatment, keeping or disposal by any person at...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      WASTE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE etc.

      1. PART I GENERAL

        1. 1.Interpretation of Schedule 4

        2. 2.Duties of competent authorities

        3. 3.Meaning of “competent authority” etc.

        4. 4.Relevant objectives

        5. 5.Preparation of offshore waste management plan

        6. 6.Matters to be covered by permits

        7. 7.Modifications of provisions relating to development plans

        8. 8.Modifications of Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

        9. 9.Modifications of Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

        10. 10.Modifications of Part I of the Control of Pollution Act 1974

        11. 11.References to “waste” in Planning and Water legislation

        12. 12.Registration by professional collectors and transporters of waste, and by dealers and brokers

        13. 13.Duty to carry out appropriate periodic inspections

        14. 14.Record keeping

      2. PART II SUBSTANCES OR OBJECTS WHICH ARE WASTE WHEN DISCARDED etc.

        1. 1.Production or consumption residues not otherwise specified in this Part...

        2. 2.Off-specification products (Q2).

        3. 3.Products whose date for appropriate use has expired (Q3).

        4. 4.Materials spilled, lost or having undergone other mishap, including any...

        5. 5.Materials contaminated or soiled as a result of planned actions...

        6. 6.Unusable parts (e. g. reject batteries, exhausted catalysts, etc.) (Q6)....

        7. 7.Substances which no longer perform satisfactorily (e. g. contaminated acids,...

        8. 8.Residues of industrial processes (e. g. slags, still bottoms, etc.)...

        9. 9.Residues from pollution abatement processes (e. g. scrubber sludges, baghouse...

        10. 10.Machining or finishing residues (e. g. lathe turnings, mill scales,...

        11. 11.Residues from raw materials extraction and processing (e. g. mining...

        12. 12.Adulterated materials (e. g. oils contaminated with PCBs, etc.) (Q12)....

        13. 13.Any materials, substances or products whose use has been banned...

        14. 14.Products for which the holder has no further use (e....

        15. 15.Contaminated materials, substances or products resulting from remedial action with...

        16. 16.Any materials, substances or products which are not contained in...

      3. PART III WASTE DISPOSAL OPERATIONS

        1. 1.Tipping of waste above or underground (e. g. landfill, etc.)...

        2. 2.Land treatment of waste (e. g. biodegradation of liquid or...

        3. 3.Deep injection of waste (e. g. injection of pumpable discards...

        4. 4.Surface impoundment of waste (e. g. placement of liquid or...

        5. 5.Specially engineered landfill of waste (e. g. placement of waste...

        6. 6.Release of solid waste into a water body except seas...

        7. 7.Release of waste into seas or oceans including seabed insertion...

        8. 8.Biological treatment of waste not listed elsewhere in this Part...

        9. 9.Physico-chemical treatment of waste not listed elsewhere in this Part...

        10. 10.Incineration of waste on land (D10).

        11. 11.Incineration of waste at sea (D11).

        12. 12.Permanent storage of waste (e. g. emplacement of containers in...

        13. 13.Blending or mixture of waste prior to the waste being...

        14. 14.Repackaging of waste prior to the waste being submitted to...

        15. 15.Storage of waste pending any of the operations listed in...

      4. PART IV WASTE RECOVERY OPERATIONS

        1. 1.Reclamation or regeneration of solvents (R1).

        2. 2.Recycling or reclamation of organic substances which are not used...

        3. 3.Recycling or reclamation of metals and metal compounds (R3).

        4. 4.Recycling or reclamation of other inorganic materials (R4).

        5. 5.Regeneration of acids or bases (R5).

        6. 6.Recovery of components used for pollution abatement (R6).

        7. 7.Recovery of components from catalysts (R7).

        8. 8.Re-refining, or other reuses, of oil which is waste (R8)....

        9. 9.Use of waste principally as a fuel or for other...

        10. 10.Spreading of waste on land resulting in benefit to agriculture...

        11. 11.Use of wastes obtained from any of the operations listed...

        12. 12.Exchange of wastes for submission to any of the operations...

        13. 13.Storage of waste consisting of materials intended for submission to...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      REGISTRATION OF BROKERS OF CONTROLLED WASTE

      1. PART I GENERAL

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Registers

        3. 3.Applications for registration

        4. 4.Registration as a broker and amendment of entries

        5. 5.Revocation of registration

        6. 6.Appeals

        7. 7.Duration of registration

        8. 8.Cessation of registration

      2. PART II

      3. PART III

  27. Explanatory Note

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