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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2007

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Amendments to Schedule 8 (approval of authorised treatment facilities and exporters)

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32.—(1) Schedule 8 is amended as follows.

(2) In Part 1 (information to be included in an application for approval)—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “AFT” substitute “ATF”;

(b)in paragraph 7,

(i)in sub-paragraph (a) after “export WEEE for” insert “reuse as a whole appliance,”;

(ii)in sub-paragraph (b)(i) after “that site for” insert “reuse as a whole appliance,”; and

(iii)in sub-paragraph (b)(ii) after “applicable” insert “reuse,”.

(3) In Part 2 (conditions of approval of authorised treatment facilities)—

(a)in paragraph 1 for “ATF” substitute “AATF”;

(b)after paragraph 2 insert the following new paragraph 2A—

2A.  An evidence note for reuse as a whole appliance shall only be issued with respect to WEEE from private households that—

(a)has been deposited at a designated collection facility; or

(b)has been returned under regulation 32 or 40A and has not been deposited at a designated collection facility.;

(c)in paragraph 3 for “treatment, recovery and” substitute “reuse as a whole appliance, treatment, recovery or”;

(d)for paragraph 4 substitute the following new paragraphs—

4.  The amount of WEEE recorded on an evidence note shall be recorded in tonnes but any fraction of a whole tonne shall be recorded in kilograms and such a fraction shall be—

(a)rounded up to the nearest whole kilogram where the part kilogram is 0.5 or more; and

(b)rounded down to the nearest whole kilogram where the part kilogram is less than 0.5.

4A.  Where—

(a)the result of rounding up under paragraph 4(a) is 1000 kilograms, or

(b)the result of rounding down under paragraph 4(b) is 0 kilograms,

the total amount shall be recorded in tonnes.;

(e)delete paragraph 6;

(f)after paragraph 8 insert the following new paragraphs 8A and 8B—

8A.  An evidence note for reuse as a whole appliance shall not be issued by an operator of an AATF—

(a)for more than the total amount of WEEE received for reuse as a whole appliance by, or on behalf of, that AATF in the relevant approval period; or

(b)for any WEEE in respect of which evidence of reuse has been issued by another AATF or an approved exporter.

8B.  An evidence note for reuse as a whole appliance, treatment, recovery or recycling shall only be issued by an AATF in a format approved by the Secretary of State.;

(g)for paragraph 9(c) to (e) substitute—

(c)the Secretary of State; or

(d)the operator of a designated collection facility.; and

(h)for paragraph 10, substitute—

10.  An evidence note which relates to—

(a)WEEE received for treatment, recovery or recycling in any relevant approval period; or

(b)WEEE that is reused as a whole appliance and has been deposited at a designated collection facility or returned under regulation 32 or 40A in any relevant approval period,

shall not be issued by an operator of an AATF after 30th April in the year immediately following the end of that relevant approval period..

(4) In Part 3 (conditions of approval of exporters)—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)after “evidence note for” insert “reuse as a whole appliance,”;

(ii)in sub-paragraph (a), after “ATF;” delete “or”;

(iii)in sub-paragraph (b), for “reprocessor.” substitute “reprocessor; or”; and

(iv)after sub-paragraph (b), insert the following new sub-paragraph (c)—

(c)has been exported for reuse as a whole appliance to any establishment or undertaking located outside the United Kingdom.;

(b)for paragraph 2 substitute the following new paragraphs—

2.  The amount of WEEE recorded on an evidence note shall be recorded in tonnes but any fraction of a whole tonne shall be recorded in kilograms and such a fraction shall be—

(a)rounded up to the nearest whole kilogram where the part kilogram is 0.5 or more; and

(b)rounded down to the nearest whole kilogram where the part kilogram is less than 0.5.

2A.  Where—

(a)the result of rounding up under paragraph 2(a) is 1000 kilograms, or

(b)the result of rounding down under paragraph 2(b) is 0 kilograms,

the total amount shall be recorded in tonnes.;

(c)delete paragraph 4;

(d)in paragraph 5—

(i)after “evidence note for” insert “reuse as a whole appliance,” wherever those words occur; and

(ii)renumber sub-paragraph (c) as paragraph 5A;

(e)for paragraph 6(c) to (e) substitute—

(c)the Secretary of State; or

(d)the operator of a designated collection facility.; and

(f)for paragraph 7, substitute—

7.  An evidence note which relates to—

(a)WEEE received for treatment, recovery or recycling in any relevant approval period; or

(b)WEEE that is reused as a whole appliance and has been deposited at a designated collection facility or returned under regulation 32 or 40A in any relevant approval period,

shall not be issued by an approved exporter after 30th April in the year immediately following the end of that relevant approval period..

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