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The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales)Regulations 2005

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Producers', holders' and consignors' records

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49.—(1) A producer or holder of hazardous waste, and where different from the producer, a consignor of hazardous waste, shall keep a record of the quantity, nature, origin and, where relevant, the destination, frequency of collection, mode of transport and treatment method of the waste.

(2) Where the waste is transported, the duty in paragraph (1) includes a requirement to keep a record of particulars sufficient to identify the carrier.

(3) The producer, holder or consignor, as the case may be, shall preserve the records to be made pursuant to this regulation whilst he remains the holder of the waste and for at least three years afterwards commencing on the date on which the waste is transferred to another person.

(4) The information to be recorded pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this regulation shall be recorded in a register kept by the producer, holder or consignor, as the case may be, for the purpose.

(5) The register required to be kept and retained by a producer, holder or consignor under paragraph (4) of this regulation shall be kept—

(a)in relation to the register required to be kept by the producer or holder

(i)at the premises notified pursuant to regulation 24;

(ii)if he no longer occupies those premises, at his principal place of business (or such other address as agreed with the Agency for that purpose); or

(iii)if no premises were notified in relation to the waste, at his principal place of business (or such other address as agreed with the Agency for that purpose).

(b)the register required to be kept by a consignor other than the producer or holder shall be kept at his principal place of business.

(6) If the producer or holder ceases to occupy the notified premises before the period referred to in paragraph (3) expires, he shall inform the Agency forthwith.

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