The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Service of documents

    4. 4.Amendments to the Environment Act 1995

  3. PART 2

    1. 5.Application

    2. 6.First compliance period

    3. 7.Existing Community legislation

  4. PART 3

    1. 8.Financing: WEEE from private households

    2. 9.Financing: WEEE from users other than private households

    3. 10.Obligation to join a scheme

    4. 11.Information provided to operators of schemes

    5. 12.Declaration of compliance

    6. 13.Record keeping

    7. 14.Declaration of EEE producer registration number

    8. 15.Marking EEE with the crossed out wheeled bin symbol

    9. 16.Marking EEE with a producer identification mark and a date mark

    10. 17.Information on new types of EEE

    11. 18.Producers supplying EEE by means of distance communication

  5. PART 4

    1. 19.Registration of producers

    2. 20.Application to register producers

    3. 21.Notification of new scheme members

    4. 22.Financing: WEEE from private households

    5. 23.Financing: WEEE from users other than private households

    6. 24.Prioritise the reuse of whole appliances

    7. 25.Treatment

    8. 26.Recovery

    9. 27.Reporting: WEEE

    10. 28.Reporting: EEE put on the market

    11. 29.Declaration of compliance

    12. 30.Record keeping

  6. PART 5 WEEE

    1. 31.Take back

    2. 32.Return

    3. 33.Information

    4. 34.Record keeping

    5. 35.Exemption for members of a distributor take back scheme

  7. PART 6

    1. 36.Final user financing obligation: WEEE from users other than private households

    2. 37.Obligation to optimise reuse and recycling of WEEE

    3. 38.WEEE from private households that presents a health and safety risk

    4. 39.Take back: WEEE from private households

    5. 40.Prohibition on showing the costs of financing the collection, treatment and environmentally sound disposal of WEEE from private households

  8. PART 7

    1. 41.Application for approval of a proposed scheme

    2. 42.Notification of a decision to refuse to approve a proposed scheme

    3. 43.Conditions of approval

    4. 44.Withdrawal of approval of a scheme

    5. 45.Charges

  9. PART 8

    1. 46.Requirement for approval

    2. 47.Application for approval

    3. 48.Application for extension of approval of an exporter to an additional site

    4. 49.Conditions of approval

    5. 50.Suspension and cancellation of approval

    6. 51.Charges

    7. 52.Reporting

    8. 53.Record keeping

  10. PART 9

    1. 54.Distributor take back scheme

    2. 55.Approval of designated collection facilities

    3. 56.Withdrawal of approval of designated collection facilities

    4. 57.Code of practice

    5. 58.Evidence notes

    6. 59.Product design

  11. PART 10

    1. 60.Registration of producers

    2. 61.Monitoring

    3. 62.Approval of schemes

    4. 63.Information

    5. 64.Approval of authorised treatment facilities and exporters

  12. PART 11

    1. 65.Disclosure of information

  13. PART 12

    1. 66.Right of appeal

    2. 67.Procedure of appeals

    3. 68.Determination of appeals

    4. 69.Status of a decision pending appeal

  14. PART 13

    1. 70.Enforcement

    2. 71.Enforcement notice

    3. 72.Entry and inspection

  15. PART 14

    1. 73.Offences

    2. 74.Penalties

    3. 75.Commencement of proceedings

  16. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Categories of EEE covered by these Regulations

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      List of products which fall under the categories in Schedule 1

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      First compliance period

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Crossed out wheeled bin symbol

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Declaration of compliance

      1. PART 1 Information to be included in a declaration of compliance by a producer

      2. PART 2 Information to be included in a declaration of compliance by an operator of a scheme

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Information to be included in an application for registration of producers and notification of new scheme members

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Approval of proposed schemes and schemes

      1. PART 1 Information to be included in an application for approval

      2. PART 2 Information to be included in the constitution

      3. PART 3 Information to be included in the operational plan

      4. PART 4 Requirements for approval of a proposed scheme and for continued approval of a scheme

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Approval of authorised treatment facilities and exporters

      1. PART 1 Information to be included in an application for approval

      2. PART 2 Conditions of approval of authorised treatment facilities

      3. PART 3 Conditions of approval of exporters

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Criteria for approval as a designated collection facility

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Public register

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Procedure of appeals

  17. Explanatory Note