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The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007

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4.—(1) The following percentages are prescribed as the percentages for the following classes of producer—

(a)

manufacturer

6%;
(b)

convertor

9%;
(c)

packer/filler

37%;
(d)

seller

48%;
(e)

secondary provider

85%; and
(f)

service provider

85%.

(2) The following percentages are prescribed for the class of importer—

(a)the manufacturer’s percentage, that is 6%—

(i)on Class A supplies, where the importer also carries out the functions of a convertor;

(ii)on Class B supplies, where the relevant packaging or packaging materials are supplied, by the distributor who receives them, to a convertor; and

(iii)on Class C supplies to a convertor;

(b)the manufacturer’s and the convertor’s percentages aggregated, that is 6% + 9% = 15%—

(i)on Class A supplies, where the importer also carries out the functions of a packer/filler;

(ii)on Class B supplies, where the relevant packaging or packaging materials are supplied, by the distributor who receives them, to a packer/filler;

(iii)on Class C supplies to a packer/filler; and

(iv)on Class G supplies;

(c)the manufacturer’s, the convertor’s and the packer/filler’s percentages aggregated, that is 6% + 9% + 37% = 52%—

(i)on Class A supplies where the importer also carries out the functions of a seller;

(ii)on Class B supplies where the relevant packaging or packaging materials are supplied, by the distributor who receives them, to a seller; and

(iii)on Class C supplies to a seller;

(d)the manufacturer’s, the convertor’s, the packer/filler’s and the seller’s percentages aggregated, that is 6% + 9% + 37% + 48% = 100%—

(i)on Class F supplies; and

(ii)on Class A supplies, where the importer is also the final user or consumer.

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