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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013

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PART 10DUTIES OF THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES

Registration of producers and authorised representatives

77.—(1) The appropriate authority will maintain and make available in accordance with this regulation a register containing the information specified in Schedule 13, relating to those producers and authorised representatives who are registered with it in accordance with regulations 15 and 25.

(2) The appropriate authority will—

(a)ensure that the register is open for inspection at its principal office by members of the public free of charge at all reasonable hours;

(b)permit members of the public to obtain copies of entries in the register on payment of a reasonable charge.

(3) The register may be kept in any form but will be indexed and arranged so that members of the public can readily trace information contained in it.

(4) The appropriate authority will amend the relevant entry in the register to record any change to the information entered and will note the date on which the amendment is made.

(5) Nothing in this regulation will require a register maintained by the appropriate authority to contain any information which has been superseded by later information after four years have elapsed from that later information being entered in the register.

(6) The appropriate authority will—

(a)publish the format in which the information referred to in Schedule 8 will be submitted to it in an application for registration made under regulation 26 or in a notification made under regulation 27, and;

(b)publish details of how producers and authorised representatives may complete their registration and provide the information referred to in schedule 8 online.

Monitoring

78.  The appropriate authority will monitor—

(a)compliance with their obligations under regulations 11 to 14 and 18 to 20 of these Regulations by persons who are or may be producers or authorised representatives;

(b)the accuracy of the information provided in, or in connection with, a declaration of compliance submitted under regulation 19 or 39;

(c)operators of schemes that have been approved under Part 7;

(d)the accuracy of the information provided by operators of schemes in support of or in connection with an application for registration made under regulation 26;

(e)the accuracy of the information provided by operators of schemes in support of or in connection with a notification made under regulation 27;

(f)the accuracy of the information provided by any person in or in connection with the reporting requirements in—

(i)regulations 35 and 37 and 66 during the transitional period; or

(ii)from 1st January 2019, regulations 36 and 38 and 66;

(g)the accuracy of the information provided by operators of schemes in support of or in connection with an application for approval under regulation 55, together with any changes notified in accordance with regulation 56;

(h)the accuracy of the information provided by an operator of an AATF or an approved exporter in support of or in connection with an application for approval made under regulation 61;

(i)the accuracy of the information provided by an approved exporter in support of or in connection with an application for an extension of a grant of approval made under regulation 62; and

(j)the register of producers maintained under regulation 77.

Approval of schemes

79.—(1) The appropriate authority will maintain and publish a register of—

(a)all schemes that it has approved under regulation 55; and

(b)the operators of the schemes referred to in sub-paragraph (a).

(2) A register maintained by the appropriate authority in accordance with paragraph (1) will not be required to contain any information that has been superseded by later information after four years have elapsed from that later information being entered in the list.

(3) The appropriate authority will issue an invoice for payment of the annual producer charge referred to in regulation 59 to each operator of a scheme that it has approved under regulation 55.

(4) The appropriate authority will publish the format in which—

(a)the information referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 10 must be submitted to it in an application for approval made under regulation 55; and

(b)the information referred to in regulation 35 or 37 must be submitted to it in accordance with that regulation; or

(c)the information referred to in regulation 36 or 38 must be submitted to it in accordance with that regulation.

Information

80.—(1) An appropriate authority will publish information—

(a)on the total amount of EEE placed on the market in the United Kingdom by producers in a compliance period, or any part of a compliance period; and

(b)on the total amount of WEEE that—

(i)is deposited at a designated collection facility, or

(ii)is returned under regulation 43 or 52 but is not deposited at a designated collection facility,

in a compliance period, or any part of a compliance period.

(2) The information referred to in paragraph (1) will be based on the information provided to the appropriate authority—

(a)by the operator of a scheme under regulation—

(i)35 or 37 during the transitional period and,

(ii)36 or 38 from 1st January 2019,

(b)by a producer in relation to a request made in a notification served under regulation 58(3); or

(c)by another appropriate authority.

Approval of authorised treatment facilities and exporters

81.—(1) The appropriate authority will be under a duty to maintain and publish a list of all AATFs, operators of AATFs and approved exporters.

(2) The appropriate authority will publish the format in which the information referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 11 must be submitted to it in an application for approval made under regulation 61 or in an application for an extension of a grant of approval made under regulation 62.

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