Title, commencement and extent
1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances) Regulations 2011.
(2) They come into force on 20th July 2011.
(3) They only extend to Northern Ireland in so far as they relate to import and export under the EU Regulation.
2. In these Regulations—
“authorised person” means a person authorised under regulation 8(1);
“controlled substances” means the substances in Annex I of the EU Regulation as amended from time to time;
“enforcement notice” has the meaning given by regulation 9(1);
“enforcing authority” means a body enforcing the EU Regulation under regulation 7;
“export” and “import” have the meaning given in Article 3 of the EU Regulation;
“offshore installation” has the meaning given by Schedule 1.
The competent authority
3. The Secretary of State is the competent authority for the purposes of the EU Regulation.
OJ No L 286, 31.10.2009, p1, amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No 744/2010 (OJ No L 218, 19.8.2010, p2).