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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.

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2.—(1) Save as provided in paragraphs (2), (3) and (4), these Regulations come into force on the seventh day after the day on which they are made.

(2) Regulation 58(2) comes into force on 7th January 2014.

(3) Regulation 58(3) comes into force on 1st January 2016.

(4) Regulation 4(6), (8), (12) and (15) and regulation 5 come into force in relation to existing installations on 7th January 2014.

(5) In these Regulations—

(a)“existing installation” means an installation where a Part A activity is carried on—

(i)which is in operation on or before 7th January 2013, or

(ii)in respect of which a duly made application for an environmental permit is submitted before 7th January 2013 and which commences operation on or before 7th January 2014,

provided that an environmental permit has been granted in respect of such operation;

(b)“environmental permit” and “installation” have the same definition as in the principal Regulations;

(c)“Part A activity” has the same definition as in the principal Regulations and does not include operating small waste incineration plants.

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3.  In these Regulations, “the principal Regulations” means the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010(1).

(1)

S.I. 2010/675 as amended by S.I. 2010/2933; 2011/988, 2043 and 881 in England and S.I. 2011/2377 in Wales and S.I. 2012/630.

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