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The Waste Management Regulations 1996

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Amendment of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994

2.—(1) The Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994(1) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this regulation.

(2) In regulation 4—

(a)in paragraph (1), for the two descriptions of waste treatment plant in the column headed “Type of facility” in Table 1, there shall be substituted:

  • A waste treatment plant where biodegradable, clinical or special waste is subjected to a chemical or physical process.

  • A waste treatment plant where waste other than biodegradable, clinical or special waste is subjected to a chemical or physical process.;

(b)in paragraph (3), after the definition of “clinical waste”, there shall be added—

  • “landfill site” does not include a site used only for the burial of dead domestic pets;.

(3) In regulation 5—

(a)at the beginning of paragraph (1), there shall be added “Subject to paragraph (4),”;

(b)at the beginning of paragraph (2), there shall be added “Subject to paragraph (4),”;

(c)after paragraph (3), the following paragraphs shall be added:

(4) Subject to paragraphs (6) and (7), in their application in relation to a person mentioned in paragraph (5), paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply as if the following dates were substituted for the dates in those paragraphs which are specified—

(a)in paragraph (1)

(i)for “10th August 1994”, “1st October 1996”;

(ii)for “10th August 1999”, “1st October 2001”; and

(b)in paragraph (2),

(i)for “10th August 1994”, “1st October 1996”;

(ii)for “10th August 2004”, “1st October 2006”.

(5) The person mentioned in paragraph (4) is the manager of a facility at which activities were authorised by a resolution under section 11 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974(2).

(6) Paragraph (4) does not apply to a person who is to be treated as technically competent by virtue of other provisions than those in that paragraph.

(7) Paragraph (4) does not apply in Scotland.

(4) In regulation 12(1)(3), after sub-paragraph (d), there shall be added the following sub-paragraph—

(e)plant for the treatment of waste soil.

(5) In regulation 18(4A)(d)(4), for “£300” there shall be substituted “£400”.

(6) In paragraph 43(2) of Schedule 3(5), for “31st March 1996”, there shall be substituted “30th September 1996”.

(7) In paragraph 45(3)(d) of Schedule 3(6), for “£100”, there shall be substituted “£150”.


S.I. 1994/1056, amended by S.I. 1995/288, 1995/1950.


1974 c. 40; the relevant parts of section 11 are to cease to have effect by virtue of paragraph 25 of Schedule 22 to the Environment Act 1995, which is due to come into force on 1st April 1996 by virtue of S.I. 1996/186.


Regulation 12 was substituted by S.I. 1995/288, regulation 3(3).


Regulation 18(4A) was added by S.I. 1995/288, regulation 3(10).


Paragraph 43(2) was amended by S.I. 1995/1950, regulation 2, following earlier amendment which is no longer relevant.


Paragraph 45 was added to Schedule 3 by S.I. 1995/288, regulation 3(16).

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