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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2009

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Schedule 8 (approval of authorised treatment facilities and exporters)

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21.  (1)  Schedule 8 is amended as follows.

(2) In Part 1, paragraph 6 for the word “each” substitute “the”.

(3) In Part 2, paragraphs 2 and 3 shall be omitted.

(4) In Part 2, for paragraph 7 substitute—

7.  An evidence note shall not be issued by an operator of an AATF for more than the total amount of WEEE received in the relevant approval period.

(5) In Part 2, paragraph 8 the words “for treatment, recovery or recycling” shall be omitted.

(6) In Part 2, paragraph 8B the words “for reuse as a whole appliance, treatment, recovery or recycling” shall be omitted.

(7) In Part 2, paragraph 9(c) shall be omitted.

(8) In Part 2, paragraph 10 for the words “30th April” substitute “31st January”.

(9) In Part 2, after paragraph 11 insert the following new paragraphs 12, 13 and 14—

12.  WEEE treated at the relevant AATF shall meet the following targets—

(a)for WEEE that falls within categories 1 and 10 of Schedule 1—

(i)at least 80% recovery by the average weight in tonnes of the equipment;

(ii)at least 75% reuse and recycling of components, materials and substances by the average weight in tonnes of the equipment;

(b)for WEEE that falls within categories 3 and 4 of Schedule 1—

(i)at least 75% recovery by the average weight in tonnes of the equipment;

(ii)at least 65% reuse and recycling of components, materials and substances by the average weight in tonnes of the equipment;

(c)for WEEE that falls within categories 2, 5, 6, 7 and 9 of Schedule 1—

(i)at least 70% recovery by the average weight in tonnes of the equipment;

(ii)excluding gas discharge lamps, at least 50% reuse and recycling of components, materials and substances by the average weight in tonnes of the equipment;

(d)for gas discharge lamps, at least 80% reuse and recycling of components, materials and substances by the average weight in tonnes of the lamps.

13.  The operator of the AATF will comply with the requirements of regulation 52.

14.  The operator of the AATF has systems and procedures in place to ensure that data included in reports produced under regulation 52 are accurate..

(10) In Part 3, for paragraph 1 substitute—

1.  An evidence note shall only be issued in respect of WEEE that will be exported in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the 14th June 2006 on shipments of waste(1) with respect to WEEE that has arisen as waste in the United Kingdom and that—

(a)will be exported for treatment at any establishment or undertaking located outside the United Kingdom which carries out treatment operations and which is of an equivalent standard to an ATF;

(b)will be exported for recovery or recycling at any establishment or undertaking located outside the United Kingdom which carries out recovery or recycling operations and which is of an equivalent standard to a reprocessor; or

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

(11) In Part 3, for paragraph 5 substitute—

5.  An evidence note shall not be issued by an approved exporter—

(a)for more than the total amount of WEEE received for export by that exporter in the relevant approval period; and

(b)for WEEE that is or will be partially treated in the United Kingdom before being exported by that exporter..

(12) In Part 3, paragraph 5A the words “for treatment, recovery or recycling” shall be omitted.

(13) In Part 3, paragraph 6(c) shall be omitted.

(14) In Part 3, for paragraph 7 substitute—

An evidence note shall not be issued by an approved exporter after the 31st January in the year immediately following the end of the relevant approval period..

(15) In Part 3, after paragraph 7 insert the following new paragraphs 8 and 9—

8.  The approved exporter will comply with the requirements of regulation 52.

9.  The approved exporter has systems and procedures in place to ensure that data included in reports produced under regulation 52 are accurate..

(1)

OJ L 190, 12.7.2006, p.1.

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