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The End-of-Life Vehicles (Producer Responsibility) Regulations 2005

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the Directive” means Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on end-of-life vehicles (1);

“authorised treatment facility” means any establishment or undertaking carrying out treatment operations which holds a site licence that meets the requirements of

(a)

in England and Wales, Part VII and Schedule 5 of the End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003 (2);

(b)

in Scotland, regulations 3 to 6 of the End-of-Life Vehicles (Storage and Treatment) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (3);

(c)

in Northern Ireland, regulation 26 and Schedule 5 of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (4);

“certificate of compliance” means the type of certificate referred to in regulation 19;

“certificate of destruction” means the type of certificate referred to in Part V of the End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003;

“compliance notice” means the notice referred to in regulation 16;

“end-of-life vehicle” means a vehicle which is waste within the meaning of Article 1(a) of the Waste Directive;

“producer” means the vehicle manufacturer or the professional importer of a vehicle into the United Kingdom;

“recovery” means any of the applicable operations provided for in Annex IIB to the Waste Directive;

“recycling” means the reprocessing in a production process of waste materials for the original purpose or for other purposes but excluding the use of combustible waste as a means to generate energy through direct incineration with or without other waste but with recovery of the heat;

“reuse” means any operation by which components of end-of-life vehicles are used for the same purpose for which they were conceived;

“treatment” means any activity after the end-of-life vehicle has been handed over to a facility for depollution, dismantling, shearing, shredding, recovery or preparation for disposal of the shredder wastes, and any other operation carried out for the recovery and/or disposal of the end-of-life vehicle and its components; and “treat” and “treated” shall be construed accordingly;

“vehicle” means any vehicle designated as category MI or NI defined in Annex IIA to Council Directive 70/156/EEC relating to the type-approval of motor vehicles and their trailers (5), and three-wheel motor vehicles as defined in Council Directive 2002/24/EC relating to the type-approval of two- or three-wheel motor vehicles (6), but excluding motor tricycles; and

“the Waste Directive” means Council Directive 75/442/EC on waste (7).

(1)

OJ No. L269, 21.10.2000, p.34 as amended by Commission Decision 2002/525/EC (OJ No. L170, 29.06.2002, p.81).

(5)

OJ No. L42, 23.02.1970, p.1, amended by Directive 98/91/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L11, 16.01.1999, p.25).

(6)

OJ No. L124, 09.05.2002, p.l.

(7)

OJ No. L194, 25.07.1975, p.39; amended by Council Directives 91/156/EEC (OJ No. L78, 20.03.1991, p.32) and 91/692/EEC (OJ No. L377, 31.12.1991, p.48), and by Commission Directive 96/350/EC (OJ No. L135, 06.06.1996, p.32).

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