The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales)Regulations 2005

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and territorial application

    2. 2.The Waste Directive and the meaning of waste

    3. 3.The Hazardous Waste Directive

    4. 4.The List of Wastes

    5. 5.General Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste

    1. 6.Hazardous waste

    2. 7.Non-hazardous waste

    3. 8.Specific waste to be treated as hazardous

    4. 9.Specific waste to be treated as non-hazardous

    5. 10.Provisions common to regulations 8 and 9

    6. 11.Requisite bodies

  4. PART 3 Application of Parts 4 to 11

    1. 12.General application of Parts 4 to 11

    2. 13.Asbestos waste

    3. 14.Separately collected domestic fractions

    4. 15.Radioactive waste

    5. 16.Agricultural waste

    6. 17.Mines and quarries waste

  5. PART 4 Mixing Hazardous Waste

    1. 18.Meaning of mixing hazardous waste

    2. 19.Prohibition on mixing hazardous waste without a permit

    3. 20.Duty to separate mixed wastes

  6. PART 5 Notification of Premises

    1. 21.Requirement to notify premises

    2. 22.Prohibition on removal of hazardous waste from premises unless notified or exempt

    3. 23.Exemption from the requirement to notify

    4. 24.Notification by producer

    5. 25.Notification by consignor

    6. 26.Common provisions on notifications

    7. 27.Premises Code

    8. 28.Effective time

    9. 29.Mobile Services

    10. 30.The qualifying limitation

    11. 31.The tenure restriction

    12. 32.General interpretation of Part 5

  7. PART 6 Movement of Hazardous Waste

    1. Consignment codes

      1. 33.Coding standard

      2. 34.Consignment codes

    2. Documents to be completed for consignments

      1. 35.Completion of consignment notes

      2. 36.Standard procedure

      3. 37.Schedule of carriers

      4. 38.Multiple collections

      5. 39.Removal of ships' wastes to reception facilities

      6. 40.Removal of ships' wastes other than to reception facilities

      7. 41.Removal of wastes by pipeline

    3. Rejected consignments

      1. 42.Duty of consignee not accepting delivery

      2. 43.Further consignment note for rejected consignment

      3. 44.Procedure for rejected multiple collection consignments

    4. Duty to deliver within time limit

      1. 45.Duty to deliver consignment promptly

    5. Cross Border movements

      1. 46.Cross border movement of hazardous waste

  8. PART 7 Records and Returns

    1. Site records

      1. 47.Records of tipped (discharged) hazardous waste

      2. 48.Records of disposal or recovery of hazardous waste by other means

    2. Producer and transport records

      1. 49.Producers', holders' and consignors' records

      2. 50.Carrier’s records

      3. 51.Registers and records: common provisions

      4. 52.Previous holder’s right to information

      5. 53.Consignee and self-disposal quarterly returns

      6. 54.Consignee’s return to the producer, holder or consignor

      7. 55.Duties to supply information

  9. PART 8 THE AGENCY'S FUNCTIONS

    1. 56.Inspections of hazardous waste producers

    2. 57.Inspections of collection and transport operations

    3. 58.Agency to retain registers etc

    4. 59.Fees

    5. 60.Provision of information to the Secretary of State

  10. PART 9 Emergencies and Grave Danger

    1. 61.General

    2. 62.General duties on the holder in the event of an emergency or grave danger

    3. 63.General duties of the Agency

  11. PART 10 Enforcement

    1. 64.Enforcement

    2. 65.Offences

    3. 66.Defences

    4. 67.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

    5. 68.False and misleading information

    6. 69.Penalties

    7. 70.Fixed penalties

  12. PART 11 Replacement of Controls on Special Waste

    1. 71.Offences

    2. 72.Lists of waste displaying hazardous properties

    3. 73.Waste other than controlled waste

    4. 74.Definition of Hazardous Waste

  13. PART 12 Final Provisions

    1. 75.Savings for certain privileges

    2. 76.Revocations and savings

    3. 77.Consequential Amendments

    4. 78.Transitional Provisions

  14. Signature

  15. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1

      Annex I to the Hazardous Waste Directive

    2. Schedule 2

      Annex II to the Hazardous Waste Directive

    3. Schedule 3

      Annex III to the Hazardous Waste Directive

    4. Schedule 4

      Form of Consignment Note

    5. Schedule 5

      Schedule of Carriers

    6. Schedule 6

      Form of multiple collection consignment note

    7. Schedule 7

      UK cross border movement of hazardous waste

    8. Schedule 8

      Form of consignee’s return to producer or holder

    9. Schedule 9

      Transitional charges by the agency

    10. Schedule 10

      Form of fixed penalty notices

    11. Schedule 11

      Consequential amendments

    12. Schedule 12

      Transitional provisions

  16. Explanatory Note