The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011

Interpretation

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27.  In this Part—

“allocating authority” has the same meaning as in section 24 of the Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003(1);

“energy content” means the energy contained within a substance (whether measured by a calorimeter or determined in some other way) expressed in terms of the substance’s gross calorific value within the meaning of British Standard BS 7420:1991 (Guide for determination of calorific values of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels (including definitions) published by the British Standards Institute on 28th June 1991(2));

“landfill gas” means gas formed by the digestion of material in a landfill;

“standby generation” means the generation of electricity by equipment which is not used frequently or regularly to generate electricity and where all the electricity generated by that equipment is used by the accredited RHI installation;

“waste” has the same meaning as in section 75(2) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(3);

“waste collection authority” has the same meaning as in section 30(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(4);

“waste disposal authority” has the same meaning as in section 30(2) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(5).

(1)

2003 c.33. Section 24 was amended by section 209(1)(a) and (b) of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Heath Act 2007 (c.28).

(2)

ISBN 0580194825. Copies can be obtained from the British Standards Institution: www.bsi-global.com/en/.

(3)

1990 c.43. Section 75(2) was substituted by section 120(1) of and paragraph 88(1) and (2) of Schedule 22 to the Environment Act 1995 (c.25) and a Schedule 2B (Categories of Waste) was inserted by paragraph 95 of that Schedule.

(4)

Section 30(3) was amended by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c.19), section 66(8), paragraph 17(3) of Schedule 9 and Schedule 18 and subsection (3)(c) was substituted by section 180(1) of and paragraph 167(3) of Schedule 13 to the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).

(5)

Paragraph (f) of section 30(2) was substituted by paragraph 17(2) of Schedule 9 to the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c.19) and paragraph (g) was amended by section 180(1) of and paragraph 167(3) of Schedule 13 to the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).