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The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales)Regulations 2005

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UK Cross Border Consignments out of England

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6.—(1) Where a cross border consignment out of England is consigned to premises in Scotland or Northern Ireland, the following requirements shall apply in addition to those in Part 6.

(2) Before the hazardous waste is removed—

(a)the hazardous waste producer, or holder, as the case may be, or (in the case of a multiple collection of hazardous waste) the carrier, shall ensure that—

(i)a copy of the relevant consignment note is prepared for SEPA (where the waste is to be consigned to a consignee in Scotland), or for the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment (where the waste is to be consigned to a consignee in Northern Ireland); and

(ii)an additional copy is provided for the consignee.

(b)the copies of the relevant consignment note prepared pursuant to paragraph (a) shall be completed in accordance with Part 6; and

(c)the consignor (or the producer or holder, as the case may be) or, in the case of a multiple collection of hazardous waste, the carrier, shall send the copy of the note prepared pursuant to paragraph (a)(i) to the relevant authority at least 72 hours before removal of the consignment or if that is not possible, as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter.

(3) The carrier shall ensure the additional copy of the note prepared for consignee travels with the consignment and is given to the consignee on delivery of the consignment.

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