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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

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The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005

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23.—(1) The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 5(1) (general interpretation)—

(a)for the definition of “the 2007 Regulations”, substitute—

“the Environmental Permitting Regulations” means the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010;;

(b)in the definition of “environmental permit”, for “the 2007 Regulations” substitute “the Environmental Permitting Regulations”;

(c)for the definition of “registered exemption” substitute—

“registered exemption” means an exempt waste operation within the meaning of the Environmental Permitting Regulations;;

(d)for the definition of “waste permit” substitute—

“waste permit” means a licence under Part 2 of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 or an environmental permit; and

(e)at the appropriate place, insert—

“radioactive substances activity” has the meaning given in Schedule 23 to the Environmental Permitting Regulations;

“radioactive waste” has the meaning given in Schedule 23 to the Environmental Permitting Regulations;.

(3) For paragraph (1) of regulation 15 (radioactive waste) substitute—

(1) This regulation applies to radioactive waste where—

(a)a radioactive substances activity in relation to that radioactive waste does not require an environmental permit by virtue of section 15 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993; and

(b)that radioactive waste has one or more hazardous properties arising other than from its radioactive nature..

(4) In regulation 26(4)(d) (common provisions on notifications), for “the 2007 Regulations” substitute “the Environmental Permitting Regulations”.

(5) In regulation 42(8) (duty of consignee not accepting delivery), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007” substitute “the Environmental Permitting Regulations”.

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S.I. 2005/894, amended by S.I. 2009/507; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant.

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