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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006

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PART 10DUTIES OF THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES

Registration of producers

60.  (1)  The appropriate authority shall maintain and make available in accordance with this regulation a register relating to those producers who are registered with it in accordance with regulation 19 and containing the information specified in Schedule 10.

(2) The appropriate authority shall—

(a)ensure that the register is open for inspection at its principal office by members of the public free of charge at all reasonable hours; and

(b)permit members of the public to obtain copies of entries in the register on payment of a reasonable charge.

(3) The register may be kept in any form but shall be indexed and arranged so that members of the public can readily trace information contained in it.

(4) The appropriate authority shall amend the relevant entry in the register to record any change to the information entered and shall note the date on which the amendment is made.

(5) Nothing in this regulation shall require a register maintained by the appropriate authority to contain any information which has been superseded by later information after four years have elapsed from that later information being entered in the register.

(6) The appropriate authority shall publish the format in which the information referred to in Schedule 6 shall be submitted to it in an application for registration made under regulation 20 or in a notification made under regulation 21.

Monitoring

61.  The appropriate authority shall monitor—

(a)compliance with their obligations under regulations 8 to 13 and 18 of these Regulations by persons who are or may be producers;

(b)the accuracy of the information provided in, or in connection with, a declaration of compliance submitted under regulation 12 or 29;

(c)operators of schemes that have been approved under Part 7;

(d)the accuracy of the information provided by operators of schemes in support of or in connection with an application for registration made under regulation 20;

(e)the accuracy of the information provided by operators of schemes in support of or in connection with an application for registration made under regulation 21;

(f)the accuracy of the information provided by any person in or in connection with the reporting requirements in regulations 27, 28 and 52;

(g)the accuracy of the information provided by operators of schemes in support of or in connection with an application for approval under regulation 41, together with any changes notified in accordance with regulation 43;

(h)the accuracy of the information provided by an operator of an AATF or an approved exporter in support of or in connection with an application for approval made under regulation 47;

(i)the accuracy of the information provided by an approved exporter in support of or in connection with an application for an extension of a grant of approval made under regulation 48; and

(j)the register of producers maintained under regulation 60.

Approval of schemes

62.  (1)  The appropriate authority shall maintain and publish a list of—

(a)all schemes that it has approved under regulation 41; and

(b)the operators of the schemes referred to in sub-paragraph (a).

(2) A list maintained by the appropriate authority in accordance with paragraph (1) shall not be required to contain any information that has been superseded by later information after four years have elapsed from that later information being entered in the list.

(3) The appropriate authority shall issue an invoice for payment of the annual producer charge referred to in regulation 45 to each operator of a scheme that it has approved under regulation 41.

(4) The appropriate authority shall publish the format in which—

(a)the information referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 7 shall be submitted to it in an application for approval made under regulation 41;

(b)the information referred to in regulation 27 shall be submitted to it in accordance with that regulation; and

(c)the information referred to in regulation 28 shall be submitted to it in accordance with that regulation.

Information

63.  (1)  The appropriate authority shall publish information—

(a)on the total amount of EEE put on the market in the United Kingdom by producers in a compliance period, or any part of a compliance period; and

(b)on the total amount of WEEE that—

(i)is deposited at a designated collection facility; or

(ii)is returned under regulation 32 but is not deposited at a designated collection facility,

in a compliance period, or any part of a compliance period.

(2) The information referred to in paragraph (1) shall be based on the information provided to the appropriate authority—

(a)by the operator of a scheme under regulations 27 and 28; or

(b)by a producer in relation to a request made in a notification served under regulation 44(3).

Approval of authorised treatment facilities and exporters

64.  (1)  The appropriate authority shall be under a duty to maintain and publish a list of all AATFs, operators of AATFs and approved exporters.

(2) The appropriate authority shall publish the format in which the information referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 8 shall be submitted to it in an application for approval made under regulation 47 or in an application for an extension of a grant of approval made under regulation 48.

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