Search Legislation

The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 1997

What Version

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

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made).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

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation and notices

  3. PART II PRODUCERS AND OBLIGATIONS

    1. 3.Producers and producer responsibility obligations

    2. 4.Exclusions and limitations

  4. PART III REGISTRATION

    1. 5.Producer registration obligation

    2. 6.Application for producer registration

    3. 7.Requirements for producer registration

    4. 8.Continuation of producer registration

    5. 9.Forms and fees for producer registration

    6. 10.Refusal to register producers

    7. 11.Cancellation of registration of producers

    8. 12.Application for registration of a scheme

    9. 13.Conditions of registration of a scheme

    10. 14.Continuation of registration of a scheme

    11. 15.Forms and fees for registration of a scheme

    12. 16.Refusal to register a scheme

    13. 17.Cancellation of registration of a scheme

  5. PART IV REGISTRATION OF SCHEMES—APPEALS

    1. 18.Right of appeal

    2. 19.Procedure of appeals

    3. 20.Determination of appeals

    4. 21.Status pending appeal

  6. PART V RECORDS, RETURNS AND CERTIFICATE

    1. 22.Producers—records and returns

    2. 23.Producers—certifying obligation

    3. 24.Schemes—records and returns

  7. PART VI AGENCIES' POWERS & DUTIES

    1. 25.Monitoring

    2. 26.Public register

    3. 27.Approval of persons to issue certificates of compliance

    4. 28.Entry and inspection

  8. PART VII GROUPS OF COMPANIES AND MID-YEAR CHANGES

    1. 29.Groups of companies

    2. 30.Mid-year changes

  9. PART VIII COMPETITION SCRUTINY

    1. 31.Competition scrutiny

  10. PART IX THE RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES ACT 1976

    1. 32.The 1976 Act

    2. 33.Agreements to which the 1976 Act applies

  11. PART X OFFENCES

    1. 34.Offences and penalties

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PRODUCERS

      1. 1.(1) For the purposes of Column 1 in the above...

      2. 2.For the purposes of Column 3 of the above Table,...

      3. 3.A person satisfies the threshold tests if—

      4. 4.(1) For the purposes of paragraph 3 above—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      RECOVERY AND RECYCLING OBLIGATIONS

      1. 1.A producer’s obligations to recover and recycle packaging waste in...

      2. 2.(1) The amount of packaging waste to be recovered by...

      3. 3.(1) The following percentages are prescribed as the percentages for...

      4. 4.The following is prescribed as the recovery target “X”—

      5. 5.The following is prescribed as the recycling target “Y”—

      6. 6.(1) In this Schedule— (a) for the purposes of paragraph...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART I DEFINITION OF WASTE—ARTICLE 1 OF AND ANNEX 1 TO THE WASTE DIRECTIVE

        1. 1.Article 1

        2. Annex 1

      2. PART II DEFINITION OF RECOVERY—ANNEX IIB TO THE WASTE DIRECTIVE

        1. 2.This Part is intended to list recovery operations as they...

      3. PART III DEFINITION OF SPECIAL PRODUCERS

        1. 3.A special producer is a producer who in the preceding...

      4. PART IV SPECIAL PRODUCERS—OBLIGATIONS

        1. 4.For the purposes of the provision of further information by...

        2. 5.For the purposes of the calculation of the recovery and...

      5. PART V SPECIAL PRODUCERS—RECORDS AND RETURNS

        1. 6.A special producer shall, in relation to any relevant year—...

        2. 7.The information is— (a) the amount in tonnes to the...

        3. 8.In relation to a special producer the reference in regulation...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      INFORMATION

      1. PART I Information to be contained in application for producer registration

        1. 1.The address and telephone number of the registered office of...

        2. 2.The business name of the producer if different from that...

        3. 3.The address for service of notices on the producer if...

      2. PART II Producer and Scheme RegistrationFurther Information

      3. PART III Information to be included in application for registration of a scheme or competition scrutiny

        1. 4.The name of the scheme.

        2. 5.The name of the operator, and where the operator is...

        3. 6.The address and telephone number of the registered office of...

        4. 7.The address for service of notices if different from that...

        5. 8.The names and addresses of the registered offices, or, if...

        6. 9.Full particulars of the agreement for the constitution of the...

      4. PART IV Statement of the scheme’s policies and scheme’s operational plan

        1. 10.The matters to be contained in the statement with regard...

        2. 11.The matters to be contained in the scheme’s operational plan...

        3. 12.(1) For the purposes of paragraph 11(d)(ii) above “waste collection...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      PROCEDURE ON APPEALS

      1. 1.(1) An operator of a scheme who wishes to appeal...

      2. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, notice of appeal shall...

      3. 3.Where under regulation 19(2) the appeal is by way of...

      4. 4.(1) The Secretary of State or other person determining an...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      INFORMATION IN CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PUBLIC REGISTER

      1. 1.Information regarding producer registration

      2. 2.Information regarding scheme registration

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      GROUPS OF COMPANIES

      1. 1.This Schedule applies in relation to a relevant year—

      2. 2.Subject to regulation 4, in respect of a year each...

      3. 3.For the purposes of this Schedule and Schedule 9 “subsidiary”...

      4. 4.Subject to regulation 4, companies who are producers and are...

      5. 5.Where there is a group registration— (a) the subsidiary companies...

      6. 6.Where in accordance with this Schedule there is a group...

      7. 7.A person guilty of an offence under paragraph 6 above...

      8. 8.This Schedule is subject to the provisions of Schedule 9....

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      MID-YEAR CHANGES

      1. PART I SCHEME MEMBERSHIP

        1. 1.Subject to paragraph 4 below, where a person who is...

        2. 2.Subject to paragraph 3 below, where a person who is...

        3. 3.Where a person who is a producer in respect of...

        4. 4.Where a person who is a producer in respect of...

      2. PART II GROUP MEMBERSHIP

        1. 5.This Part applies where— (a) a company joins a group...

        2. 6.Where paragraph 5(a) above applies the company shall either—

        3. 7.Where— (a) paragraph 5(a) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        4. 8.Where— (a) paragraph 5(a) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        5. 9.Where— (a) paragraph 5(a) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        6. 10.Where— (a) paragraph 5(a) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        7. 11.Where— (a) paragraph 5(b) above applies; and

        8. 12.Where— (a) paragraph 5(b) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        9. 13.Where— (a) paragraph 5(b) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        10. 14.Where— (a) paragraph 5(b) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        11. 15.Where— (a) paragraph 5(b) above applies; (b) in relation to...

        12. 16.Where in a relevant year paragraph 5 above applies to...

        13. 17.(1) The proportion referred to in paragraphs 9, 10, 12(c)(i)...

        14. 18.For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule—

      3. PART III INCAPACITY

        1. 19.Where in a relevant year a producer dies or becomes...

        2. 20.Any person carrying on the activities of the first producer...

        3. 21.In relation to a producer which is a company, the...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      UNITED KINGDOM'S RECOVERY AND RECYCLING TARGETS

  13. Explanatory Note

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