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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and application

    2. 2.Interpretation: general

    3. 3.Interpretation: Directives

    4. 4.Exempt facilities and the application of section 33(1)(a) of the 1990 Act

    5. 5.Interpretation: exempt facilities

    6. 6.Interpretation: local authority

    7. 7.Interpretation: operate a regulated facility and operator

    8. 8.Interpretation: regulated facility and class of regulated facility

    9. 9.Interpretation: relevant function

    10. 10.Giving notices, notifications and directions, and the submission of forms

  3. PART 2

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 11.Application to the Crown

      2. 12.Requirement for an environmental permit

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 13.Grant of an environmental permit

      2. 14.Content and form of an environmental permit

      3. 15.Conditions in relation to certain land

      4. 16.Mobile plant operating on the site of another regulated facility: conflict of permit conditions

      5. 17.Single site permits etc.

      6. 18.Consolidation of an environmental permit

      7. 19.Subsistence of an environmental permit

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 20.Variation of an environmental permit

      2. 21.Transfer of an environmental permit

      3. 22.Revocation of an environmental permit: general

      4. 23.Revocation of an environmental permit: steps to be taken after the revocation takes effect

      5. 24.Notification of the surrender of an environmental permit

      6. 25.Application for the surrender of an environmental permit

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 26.Preparation and revision of standard rules

      2. 27.Standard rules as conditions of an environmental permit

      3. 28.Notification of revisions of standard rules

      4. 29.Revocation of standard rules

      5. 30.Variation of an environmental permit: revocation of standard rules

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 31.Appeals to an appropriate authority

  4. PART 3

    1. 32.Discharge of functions

    2. 33.Direction to a regulator: discharge of functions by a different regulator

    3. 34.Review of environmental permits and inspection of regulated facilities

    4. 35.Specific provisions applying to environmental permits

  5. PART 4

    1. 36.Enforcement notices

    2. 37.Suspension notices

    3. 38.Offences

    4. 39.Penalties and enforcement undertakings

    5. 40.Defences

    6. 41.Offences by bodies corporate

    7. 42.Enforcement by the High Court

    8. 43.Admissibility of evidence

    9. 44.Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied

  6. PART 5

    1. 45.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 46.Duty of the regulator to maintain a public register

    3. 47.Exclusion from public registers of information affecting national security

    4. 48.Exclusion from public registers of confidential information

    5. 49.Procedure if the regulator considers that information may be confidential

    6. 50.Duty to determine confidentiality

    7. 51.Determination of confidentiality

    8. 52.Procedure following a determination

    9. 53.Appeals in relation to confidentiality

    10. 54.Consequences of an appeal

    11. 55.Reconsideration of confidentiality

    12. 56.Directions of the appropriate authority in relation to confidentiality

  7. PART 6

    1. 57.Power of the regulator to prevent or remedy pollution

    2. 58.Power of the regulator to prevent or remedy effects of flood risk activities

    3. 59.Appropriate agency: notices in relation to emissions to water

    4. 60.Appropriate agency: public participation statement

    5. 61.Power to require the provision of information

    6. 62.Directions to regulators, exemption registration authorities and exemption authorities: general

    7. 63.Reference of applications to an appropriate authority

    8. 64.Directions to the appropriate agency: installations outside the United Kingdom

    9. 65.Guidance to regulators, exemption registration authorities and exemption authorities

    10. 66.Fees and charges in relation to the exercise of regulator’s functions by local authorities

    11. 67.Plans relating to emissions

    12. 68.Consultation in relation to works affecting flood and coastal erosion risks

    13. 69.Functions with respect to flood risk activities

  8. PART 7

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 70.Interpretation of this Part

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 71.Death of sole operator

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 72.Repeal

      2. 73.Revocations

      3. 74.Saving

      4. 75.Consequential amendments

      5. 76.Amendment of the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 77.Transitional provisions: general

      2. 78.Public registers

      3. 79.Site plans not required for existing permits etc.

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 80.Review: England

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Activities, installations and mobile plant

      1. PART 1 Interpretation and application: general

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Activities falling within more than one Part description

        3. 3.Application of activities falling within Part 2

        4. 4.Application of thresholds for Part A(1) or Part A(2) activities

        5. 5.Operation below thresholds: effect on the installation

        6. 6.Application of Part B activities: releases into the air

        7. 7.References to releases into water

        8. 8.References to certain substances

      2. PART 2 Activities

        1. CHAPTER 1 Energy activities

          1. SECTION 1.1

            Combustion activities

          2. SECTION 1.2

            Gasification, liquefaction and refining activities

        2. CHAPTER 2 Production and processing of metals

          1. SECTION 2.1

            Ferrous metals

          2. SECTION 2.2

            Non-ferrous metals

          3. SECTION 2.3

            Surface treating metals and plastic materials

        3. CHAPTER 3 Mineral industries

          1. SECTION 3.1

            Production of cement and lime

          2. SECTION 3.2

            Activities involving asbestos

          3. SECTION 3.3

            Manufacturing glass and glass fibre

          4. SECTION 3.4

            Production of other mineral fibres

          5. SECTION 3.5

            Other mineral activities

          6. SECTION 3.6

            Ceramic production

        4. CHAPTER 4 The chemical industry

          1. SECTION 4.1

            Organic chemicals

          2. Organic chemicals

          3. SECTION 4.2

            Inorganic chemicals

          4. SECTION 4.3

            Chemical fertiliser production

          5. SECTION 4.4

            Plant health products and biocides

          6. SECTION 4.5

            Pharmaceutical production

          7. SECTION 4.6

            Explosives production

          8. SECTION 4.7

            Manufacturing activities involving carbon disulphide or ammonia

          9. SECTION 4.8

            The storage of chemicals in bulk

        5. CHAPTER 5 Waste management

          1. SECTION 5.1

            Incineration and co-incineration of waste

          2. SECTION 5.2

            Disposal of waste by landfill

          3. SECTION 5.3

            Disposal or recovery of hazardous waste

          4. SECTION 5.4

            Disposal, recovery or a mix of disposal and recovery of non-hazardous waste

          5. SECTION 5.5

            The production of fuel from waste

          6. SECTION 5.6

            Temporary or underground storage of hazardous waste

          7. SECTION 5.7

            Treatment of waste water

        6. CHAPTER 6 Other activities

          1. SECTION 6.1

            Paper, pulp and board manufacturing activities

          2. SECTION 6.2

            Carbon activities

          3. SECTION 6.3

            Tar and bitumen activities

          4. SECTION 6.4

            Coating activities, printing and textile treatments

          5. SECTION 6.5

            The manufacture of dyestuffs, printing ink and coating materials

          6. SECTION 6.6

            Timber activities

          7. SECTION 6.7

            Activities involving rubber

          8. SECTION 6.8

            The treatment of animal and vegetable matter and food industries

          9. SECTION 6.9

            Intensive farming

          10. SECTION 6.10

            Carbon capture and storage

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Exempt facilities: general

      1. 1.Interpretation: general

      2. 2.Interpretation: exemption registration authority and exemption authority

      3. 3.General condition

      4. 4.Exempt waste operations

      5. 5.Exempt water discharge activities: Wales

      6. 6.Exempt water discharge activities: England

      7. 7.Exempt groundwater activities: Wales

      8. 8.Exempt groundwater activities: England

      9. 9.Exempt flood risk activities

      10. 10.Procedure for registering an exempt facility

      11. 11.Register of exempt facilities

      12. 12.Duty to remove entries from the register

      13. 13.Exclusion from the register of information affecting national security

      14. 14.Restrictions on registering exempt waste operations carried on at the same place

      15. 15.Validity of registration of waste operations

      16. 16.Changes to relevant particulars relating to waste operations

      17. 17.Record keeping for exempt waste operations

      18. 18.Periodic inspections of establishments and undertakings

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Exempt facilities and waste operations to which section 33(1)(a) of the 1990 Act does not apply: descriptions and conditions

      1. PART 1 Exempt waste operations: descriptions and conditions

        1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation of Part 1

          1. 1.Interpretation

        2. CHAPTER 2 Use of waste

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.(1) The descriptions in this Chapter— (a) are set out...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Use of waste in construction (U1)

            2. 2.Use of baled end-of-life tyres in construction (U2)

            3. 3.Use of waste in the construction of entertainment or educational installations etc. (U3)

            4. 4.Burning of waste as a fuel in a small appliance (U4)

            5. 5.Use of waste derived biodiesel as fuel (U5)

            6. 6.Use of sludge for the purposes of re-seeding a waste water treatment plant (U6)

            7. 7.Use of effluent to clean a highway gravel bed (U7)

            8. 8.Use of waste for a specified purpose (U8)

            9. 9.Use of waste to manufacture finished goods (U9)

            10. 10.Spreading waste on agricultural land to confer benefit (U10)

            11. 11.Spreading waste on non-agricultural land to confer benefit (U11)

            12. 12.Use of mulch (U12)

            13. 13.Spreading of plant matter to confer benefit (U13)

            14. 14.Incorporation of ash into soil (U14)

            15. 15.Pig and poultry ash (U15)

            16. 16.Use of depolluted end-of-life vehicles for vehicle parts (U16)

        3. CHAPTER 3 Treatment of waste

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.(1) The descriptions in this Chapter— (a) are set out...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Cleaning, washing, spraying or coating relevant waste (T1)

            2. 2.Recovery of textiles (T2)

            3. 3.Treatment of waste metals and metal alloys by heating for the purposes of removing grease etc. (T3)

            4. 4.Preparatory treatments (baling, sorting, shredding etc.) (T4)

            5. 5.Screening and blending of waste (T5)

            6. 6.Treatment of waste wood and waste plant matter by chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising (T6)

            7. 7.Treatment of waste bricks, tiles and concrete by crushing, grinding or reducing in size (T7)

            8. 8.Mechanical treatment of end-of-life tyres (T8)

            9. 9.Recovery of scrap metal (T9)

            10. 10.Sorting mixed waste (T10)

            11. 11.Repair or refurbishment of WEEE (T11)

            12. 12.Manual treatment of waste (T12)

            13. 13.Treatment of waste food (T13)

            14. 14.Crushing and emptying waste vehicle oil filters (T14)

            15. 15.Treatment of waste aerosol cans (T15)

            16. 16.Treatment of waste toner cartridges and waste ink cartridges by sorting, dismantling, cleaning or refilling (T16)

            17. 17.Crushing waste fluorescent tubes (T17)

            18. 18.Dewatering using flocculants (T18)

            19. 19.Physical and chemical treatment of waste edible oil and fat to produce biodiesel (T19)

            20. 20.Treatment of waste at a water treatment works (T20)

            21. 21.Recovery of waste at a waste water treatment works (T21)

            22. 22.Recovery of central heating oil by filtration

            23. 23.Aerobic composting and associated prior treatment (T23)

            24. 24.Anaerobic digestion at premises used for agriculture and burning of resultant biogas (T24)

            25. 25.Anaerobic digestion at premises not used for agriculture and burning of resultant biogas (T25)

            26. 26.Treatment of kitchen waste in a wormery (T26)

            27. 27.Treatment of sheep dip using organophosphate-degrading enzyme (T27)

            28. 28.Sorting and de-naturing of controlled drugs for disposal (T28)

            29. 29.Treatment of non-hazardous pesticide washings by carbon filtration for disposal (T29)

            30. 30.Recovery of silver (T30)

            31. 31.Recovery of monopropylene glycol from aircraft antifreeze fluids (T31)

            32. 32.Treatment of waste in a biobed or biofilter (T32)

        4. CHAPTER 4 Disposal of waste

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.(1) The descriptions in this Chapter— (a) are set out...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Deposit of waste from dredging of inland waters (D1)

            2. 2.Deposit of waste from a railway sanitary convenience (D2)

            3. 3.Deposit of waste from a portable sanitary convenience (D3)

            4. 4.Deposit of agricultural waste consisting of plant tissue under a Plant Health notice (D4)

            5. 5.Depositing samples of waste for the purposes of testing or analysing them (D5)

            6. 6.Disposal by incineration (D6)

            7. 7.Burning waste in the open (D7)

            8. 8.Burning waste at a port under a Plant Health notice (D8)

        5. CHAPTER 5 Storage of waste other than at the place of production pending its recovery or re-use

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.(1) The descriptions in this Chapter are set out in...

          2. SECTION 2

            Storage of waste

            1. 1.Storage of waste in secure containers (S1)

            2. 2.Storage of waste in a secure place (S2)

            3. 3.Storage of sludge (S3)

      2. PART 2 Exempt water discharge activities: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.Vegetation management activities

        2. 2.Small discharges of sewage effluent: Wales

        3. 3.Small discharges of sewage effluent: England

      3. PART 3 Exempt groundwater activities: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.Interpretation of Part 3

        2. 2.Discharge of small quantities of substances for scientific purposes

        3. 3.Small discharges of sewage effluent: Wales

        4. 4.Small discharges of sewage effluent: England

        5. 5.Open-loop ground source heating and cooling systems

      4. PART 4 Exempt flood risk activities: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.General and interpretation

        2. 2.Electrical cable services

        3. 3.Service crossings below the bed of a main river

        4. 4.Service crossings attached to the outside of existing structures over a main river

        5. 5.Footbridges

        6. 6.Temporary scaffolding in England

        7. 7.Temporary dewatering in England

        8. 8.Maintenance of raised river or sea defences

        9. 9.Maintenance of structures within the channel of a main river

        10. 10.Drinking bays

        11. 11.Access platforms

        12. 12.Outfalls

        13. 13.Repair and protection of banks using natural materials

        14. 14.Repair of bank slips and erosion

        15. 15.Channel habitat structures made of natural materials

        16. 16.Rafts for surveys

        17. 17.Gravel-cleaning for fish-spawning beds

        18. 18.Placement of stones or logs in a main river in England for habitat enhancement

        19. 19.Eel pass devices

        20. 20.Fish passage notches

        21. 21.Removal of silt, sand and other material in England

        22. 22.Removal of silt and sand adjacent to in-river structures in England

        23. 23.Dredging of man-made ditches, land drains, agricultural drains and previously straightened watercourses in England

        24. 24.Dredging of any main river in England

        25. 25.Excavation of scrapes and shallow wetland features

        26. 26.Raised flood defences in England

        27. 27.Bankside wildlife refuge structures

        28. 28.Improvement works for tracks and paths

      5. PART 5 Other waste operations to which section 33(1)(a) of the 1990 Act does not apply: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.General and interpretation

        2. 2.Temporary storage at the place of production

        3. 3.Temporary storage of waste at a place controlled by the producer

        4. 4.Temporary storage at a collection point

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Application to the Crown

      1. 1.Crown application

      2. 2.Contravention of these Regulations by the Crown

      3. 3.Entry to Crown premises

      4. 4.Service on certain Crown operators

      5. 5.Application of this Schedule to certain radioactive substances activities

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Environmental permits

      1. PART 1 Grant, variation, transfer and surrender of environmental permits

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Making an application

        3. 3.Withdrawing an application

        4. 4.Further information in respect of a duly-made application

        5. 5.Public participation: scope

        6. 6.Public participation in relation to certain applications

        7. 7.Calculation of the consultation communication period

        8. 8.Public participation in relation to regulator-initiated variations

        9. 9.Consultation: conditions mentioned in regulation 15(1)

        10. 10.Consultation with other member States

        11. 11.Duty to consider representations

        12. 12.Duty to determine an application

        13. 13.Identity and competence of the operator

        14. 14.Surrender applications

        15. 15.Time limits for determination

        16. 16.Calculation of the relevant period

        17. 17.Notification of a determination or decision

        18. 18.Date of effect of certain determinations and decisions

        19. 19.Form of certain determinations and decisions: consolidation of permits

        20. 20.Incidents and accidents: deemed condition of a permit

      2. PART 2 Compensation in relation to conditions affecting certain interests in land

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Entitlement to compensation

        3. 3.Loss and damage for which compensation is payable

        4. 4.Date when entitlement to compensation arises

        5. 5.Application for compensation

        6. 6.Assessment of the amount to be paid by way of compensation

        7. 7.Payment of compensation

        8. 8.Interest payable on compensation

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Appeals to the appropriate authority

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Making an appeal

      3. 3.Time limit for making an appeal

      4. 4.Notice to affected and interested persons

      5. 5.Hearing before an appointed person

      6. 6.Notice of determination of an appeal

      7. 7.Procedure following the quashing of a determination of an appropriate authority

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Part A installations: Industrial Emissions Directive

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of regulator’s functions: general

      4. 4.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

      6. 6.Developments in best available techniques

      7. 7.Review of environmental permits

      8. 8.Public participation

      9. 9.Inspections

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Part B installations and Part B mobile plant etc.

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of regulator’s functions: general

      4. 4.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

      6. 6.Change in operation

      7. 7.Review of permits

      8. 8.Developments in best available techniques

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Waste operations and materials facilities

      1. PART 1 Waste operations

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Interpretation

        3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

      2. PART 2 Materials facilities

        1. CHAPTER 1 Introductory provisions, conditions and functions

          1. 1.Assessment and notification

          2. 2.Interpretation

          3. 3.Specification of conditions of environmental permits and exercise of relevant functions

        2. CHAPTER 2 Measurement and reporting requirements for materials facilities

          1. 4.Input material

          2. 5.Output material

          3. 6.Records

          4. 7.Reports to the regulator

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Landfill

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation: general

      3. 3.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      4. 4.Inspection prior to operation

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

      6. 6.Interpretation of the Landfill Directive for the exercise of relevant functions

      7. 7.Interpretation of the Decision Annex for the exercise of relevant functions: general

      8. 8.Interpretation of the Decision Annex for the exercise of relevant functions: additional acceptance criteria relating to physical stability and bearing capacity of granular waste

      9. 9.Interpretation of the Decision Annex for the exercise of relevant functions: additional acceptance criteria in relating to monolithic waste

      10. 10.Closure of a landfill

      11. 11.Surrender applications

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Waste motor vehicles

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Waste electrical and electronic equipment

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Waste incineration: Industrial Emissions Directive

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      4. 4.Exercise of relevant functions

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Solvent emission activities

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Large combustion plants: Industrial Emissions Directive

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

      4. 4.Interruption in supply of fuel

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Asbestos

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Titanium dioxide: Industrial Emissions Directive

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Petrol vapour recovery

      1. PART 1 PVR I

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Exercise of relevant functions

      2. PART 2 PVR II

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Exercise of relevant functions

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      Waste batteries and accumulators

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Exercise of relevant functions

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      Mining waste operations

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Applications for grant or variation of an environmental permit

      4. 4.Review of environmental permits

      5. 5.Classification of mining waste facilities

      6. 6.Inspections

      7. 7.Exercise of relevant functions

      8. 8.Public participation

      9. 9.Derogation from requirements

      10. 10.Closure of a mining waste facility

      11. 11.Inventory of closed mining waste facilities

      12. 12.Developments in best available techniques

      13. 13.Planning permission conditions

      14. 14.Applications for grant or variation of an environmental permit for a Category A mining waste facility

    21. SCHEDULE 21

      Water discharge activities

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Meaning of “water discharge activity”

      4. 4.Highway drains – notice requiring environmental permit

      5. 5.Discharge of trade effluent or sewage effluent into lake or pond – notice requiring environmental permit

      6. 6.Liability resulting from discharge of sewage effluent from public sewer

    22. SCHEDULE 22

      Groundwater activities

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Meaning of “groundwater activity”

      4. 4.Meaning of “hazardous substance”

      5. 5.Meaning of “non-hazardous pollutant”

      6. 6.Exercise of relevant functions

      7. 7.Applications for grant of environmental permit

      8. 8.Groundwater activities for which a permit may be granted

      9. 9.Prohibition notice

      10. 10.Notice requiring environmental permit

      11. 11.Notice in relation to a highway drain

      12. 12.Guidance

      13. 13.Liability resulting from discharge of sewage effluent from public sewer

    23. SCHEDULE 23

      Radioactive substances activities

      1. PART 1

        1. 1.Application

      2. PART 2

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Interpretation: NORM industrial activity

        3. 3.Interpretation: “radioactive material”, “radioactive waste” and “waste”

        4. 4.NORM industrial activities

        5. 5.Processed radionuclides of natural terrestrial or cosmic origin

        6. 6.Radionuclides not of natural terrestrial or cosmic origin

        7. 7.Radionuclides with a short half-life

        8. 8.Radionuclides not of natural terrestrial or cosmic origin in background radioactivity

        9. 9.Contaminated substances or articles

        10. 10.Substances or articles after disposal

        11. 11.Interpretation: radioactive substances activity

        12. 12.Discharge of functions: mobile radioactive apparatus

        13. 13.Nuclear sites

        14. 14.Vehicles, vessels and aircraft

      3. PART 3

        1. 1.Table 1

        2. 2.Table 2

        3. 3.References in Table 1 and Table 2 to + and sec

        4. 4.Table 3

      4. PART 4

        1. SECTION 1

          1. 1.Optimisation and dose limits

          2. 2.Specific dose limits and calculation

        2. SECTION 2

          1. 3.Radioactive waste: power of the Secretary of State to provide facilities for disposal or accumulation

          2. 4.Radioactive waste: power of disposal by the regulator

      5. PART 5

        1. SECTION 1

          Security of sources

          1. 1.Interpretation

          2. 2.Site security: inspection

          3. 3.Site security: security measures and advice

        2. SECTION 2

          1. 4.Advice and assistance in respect of orphan sources

        3. SECTION 3

          1. 5.General

          2. 6.Records and inspections

          3. 7.Training and information

          4. 8.Orphan sources

      6. PART 6

        1. SECTION 1

          1. 1.Interpretation

          2. 2.Interpretation: NORM

        2. SECTION 2

          1. 3.Exemption for keeping and using radioactive material

          2. 4.Exemption for accumulating radioactive waste

          3. 5.Radioactive substances exempted under paragraphs 3 and 4

          4. 6.Conditions in respect of the total quantity or concentration of radioactive substances on any premises

          5. 7.Exemption for accumulating NORM waste

        3. SECTION 3

          1. 8.Exemption for keeping or using mobile radioactive apparatus

        4. SECTION 4

          1. 9.Interpretation of this Section

          2. 10.Relevant standard conditions

          3. 11.General conditions

          4. 12.Loss or theft conditions

          5. 13.Loss or theft conditions: mobile radioactive apparatus

          6. 14.Condition to dispose of accumulated waste

        5. SECTION 5

          1. 15.Exemption for receiving and disposing of solid radioactive waste

          2. 16.Solid radioactive waste

          3. 17.Conditions in respect of solid radioactive waste

        6. SECTION 6

          1. 18.Exemption for receiving and disposing of NORM waste

          2. 19.Conditions in respect of NORM waste

        7. SECTION 7

          1. 20.Exemption for disposing of aqueous radioactive waste in Table 6

          2. 21.Exemption for disposing of other aqueous radioactive waste

          3. 22.Conditions in respect of aqueous radioactive waste in paragraph 21

        8. SECTION 8

          1. 23.Exemption for disposal of gaseous radioactive waste

          2. 24.Conditions in respect of gaseous radioactive waste

        9. SECTION 9

          1. 25.Table 4

          2. 26.Table 5

          3. 27.Table 6

          4. 28.Table 7

          5. 29.Interpretation of this Section

          6. 30.Table 8

      7. PART 7

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Provisions of enactments

    24. SCHEDULE 24

      Efficiency in heating and cooling energy: Energy Efficiency Directive

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Electricity generating installations

      3. 3.Installations generating waste heat

      4. 4.Heating and cooling networks

      5. 5.Thresholds

      6. 6.Determination of applications

      7. 7.Aggregation of rated thermal input – existing installations

      8. 8.Existing applications for the grant or variation of an environmental permit

    25. SCHEDULE 25

      Flood risk activities and excluded flood risk activities

      1. PART 1 Flood risk activities

        1. 1.Application

        2. 2.Interpretation

        3. 3.Meaning of “flood risk activity”

        4. 4.Excluded flood risk activities

        5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

        6. 6.Conditions for operation and maintenance of structures and works

        7. 7.Emergency works notice

        8. 8.Remediation notice

        9. 9.Regulator’s power to take steps to remove and remedy etc.

        10. 10.Protected undertakings, railways and bridges

      2. PART 2 Excluded flood risk activities

        1. SECTION 1

          Introductory

          1. 1.(1) The descriptions in this Part are set out in...

        2. SECTION 2

          Descriptions and conditions

          1. 2.Emergency activity

          2. 3.A licensable marine activity in England

          3. 4.A licensable marine activity in Wales

          4. 5.Ladders and scaffold towers

          5. 6.Service crossings within an existing structure

          6. 7.Flood protection devices attached to buildings

          7. 8.Minor works on or affecting bridges and culverts

          8. 9.Fencing

          9. 10.Fish traps

          10. 11.Notice boards

          11. 12.Purpose-built sediment traps

          12. 13.Site investigation boreholes and trial pits

    26. SCHEDULE 26

      Enforcement undertakings

      1. 1.Enforcement undertakings

      2. 2.Contents of an enforcement undertaking

      3. 3.Acceptance of an enforcement undertaking

      4. 4.General provisions on enforcement undertakings

      5. 5.Discharge of an enforcement undertaking

      6. 6.Inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information

      7. 7.Non-compliance with an enforcement undertaking

      8. 8.Appeals

      9. 9.Guidance as to use of enforcement undertakings

      10. 10.Publication of enforcement undertakings

    27. SCHEDULE 27

      Public registers

      1. 1.Matters to be included in a public register

      2. 2.Information no longer relevant for public participation

      3. 3.Formal cautions

      4. 4.Spent convictions of individuals

    28. SCHEDULE 28

      Revocations

    29. SCHEDULE 29

      Consequential amendments

      1. PART 1 Public General Acts

        1. 1.Continental Shelf Act 1964

        2. 2.Nuclear Installations Act 1965

        3. 3.Control of Pollution Act 1974

        4. 4.Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975

        5. 5.Highways Act 1980

        6. 6.Environmental Protection Act 1990

        7. 7.Atomic Weapons Establishment Act 1991

        8. 8.Water Industry Act 1991

        9. 9.Water Resources Act 1991

        10. 10.Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991

        11. 11.Clean Air Act 1993

        12. 12.Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995

        13. 13.Environment Act 1995

        14. 14.Petroleum Act 1998

        15. 15.Finance Act 2000

        16. 16.Energy Act 2004

        17. 17.Planning Act 2008

        18. 18.Energy Act 2008

        19. 19.Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

        20. 20.Defence Reform Act 2014

      2. PART 2 Subordinate legislation

        1. 1.Deposits in the Sea (Exemptions) Order 1985

        2. 2.Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987

        3. 3.Civil Jurisdiction (Offshore Activities) Order 1987

        4. 4.Urban Waste Water Treatment (England and Wales) Regulations 1994

        5. 5.Landfill Tax Regulations 1996

        6. 6.Water Protection Zone (River Dee Catchment) Designation Order 1999

        7. 7.Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999

        8. 8.Weighing Equipment (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations 2000

        9. 9.Non-automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2000

        10. 10.Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001

        11. 11.Weighing Equipment (Automatic Rail-weighbridges) Regulations 2003

        12. 12.End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003

        13. 13.Weighing Equipment (Automatic Catchweighing Instruments) Regulations 2003

        14. 14.Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003

        15. 15.Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Solway Tweed River Basin District) Regulations 2004

        16. 16.Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005

        17. 17.Hazardous Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005

        18. 18.Measuring Instruments (Automatic Rail-weighbridges) Regulations 2006

        19. 19.Measuring Instruments (Automatic Catchweighers) Regulations 2006

        20. 20.Measuring Instruments (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations 2006

        21. 21.Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) Regulations 2006

        22. 22.Contaminated Land (England) Regulations 2006

        23. 23.Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (Wales) Regulations 2006

        24. 24.Contaminated Land (Wales) Regulations 2006

        25. 25.Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007

        26. 26.Persistent Organic Pollutants Regulations 2007

        27. 27.Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008

        28. 28.Co-ordination of Regulatory Enforcement (Enforcement Action) Order 2009

        29. 29.Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009

        30. 30.Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (Wales) Regulations 2009

        31. 31.Major Accident Off-Site Emergency Plan (Management of Waste from Extractive Industries) (England and Wales) Regulations 2009

        32. 32.Corporation Tax (Land Remediation Relief) Order 2009

        33. 33.Mercury Export and Data (Enforcement) Regulations 2010

        34. 34.Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010

        35. 35.River Mersey (Mersey Gateway Bridge) Order 2011

        36. 36.Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011

        37. 37.Network Rail (Hitchin (Cambridge Junction)) Order 2011

        38. 38.Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011

        39. 39.Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011

        40. 40.Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products Regulations 2012

        41. 41.Ipswich Barrier Order 2012

        42. 42.Network Rail (Ipswich Chord) Order 2012

        43. 43.Network Rail (North Doncaster Chord) Order 2012

        44. 44.Chiltern Railways (Bicester to Oxford Improvements) Order 2012

        45. 45.Climate Change Agreements (Eligible Facilities) Regulations 2012

        46. 46.Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012

        47. 47.Crossrail (Kensal Green) Order 2013

        48. 48.Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm Order 2013

        49. 49.Hinkley Point C (Nuclear Generating Station) Order 2013

        50. 50.Lancashire County Council (Torrisholme to the M6 Link (A683 Completion of Heysham to M6 Link Road)) Order 2013

        51. 51.Leeds Railway Station (Southern Entrance) Order 2013

        52. 52.Croxley Rail Link Order 2013

        53. 53.Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (Prescribed Relevant Offences and Relevant Enforcement Action) Regulations 2013

        54. 54.Transport for Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Second City Crossing) Order 2013

        55. 55.M1 Junction 10a (Grade Separation) Order 2013

        56. 56.Network Rail (Redditch Branch Enhancement) Order 2013

        57. 57.Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013

        58. 58.National Grid (King’s Lynn B Power Station Connection) Order 2013

        59. 59.Ashton Vale to Temple Meads and Bristol City Centre Rapid Transit Order 2013

        60. 60.Network Rail (Norton Bridge Area Improvements) Order 2014

        61. 61.National Grid (North London Reinforcement Project) Order 2014

        62. 62.East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm Order 2014

        63. 63.Daventry International Rail Freight Interchange Alteration Order 2014

        64. 64.Rampion Offshore Wind Farm Order 2014

        65. 65.Network Rail (Huyton) Order 2014

        66. 66.A556 (Knutsford to Bowdon Improvement) Development Consent Order 2014

        67. 67.Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Tideway Tunnel) Order 2014

        68. 68.North Killingholme (Generating Station) Order 2014

        69. 69.Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Order 2014

        70. 70.Central Bedfordshire Council (Woodside Link Houghton Regis) Development Consent Order 2014

        71. 71.South Hook Combined Heat and Power Plant Order 2014

        72. 72.Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014

        73. 73.Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm Order 2014

        74. 74.London Underground (Northern Line Extension) Order 2014

        75. 75.Common Agricultural Policy (Integrated Administration and Control System and Enforcement and Cross Compliance) (Wales) Regulations 2014

        76. 76.Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) Regulations 2014

        77. 77.Willington C Gas Pipeline Order 2014

        78. 78.Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm Order 2014

        79. 79.Northumberland County Council (A1 – South East Northumberland Link Road (Morpeth Northern Bypass)) Development Consent Order 2015

        80. 80.A160/A180 (Port of Immingham Improvement) Development Consent Order 2015

        81. 81.Cornwall Council (A30 Temple to Higher Carblake Improvement) Order 2015

        82. 82.Dogger Bank Creyke Beck Offshore Wind Farm Order 2015

        83. 83.Ship Recycling Facilities Regulations 2015

        84. 84.Infrastructure Planning (Interested Parties and Miscellaneous Prescribed Provisions) Regulations 2015

        85. 85.Control of Major Accidents Hazards Regulations 2015

        86. 86.Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015

        87. 87.Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2015

        88. 88.Knottingley Power Plant Order 2015

        89. 89.Network Rail (Ordsall Chord) Order 2015

        90. 90.Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (England) Regulations 2015

        91. 91.White Moss Landfill Order 2015

        92. 92.Norfolk County Council (Norwich Northern Distributor Road (A1067 to A47(T))) Order 2015

        93. 93.Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015

        94. 94.Swansea Bay Tidal Generating Station Order 2015

        95. 95.Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility Order 2015

        96. 96.Progress Power (Gas Fired Power Station) Order 2015

        97. 97.Hirwaun Generating Station Order 2015

        98. 98.Dogger Bank Teesside A and B Offshore Wind Farm Order 2015

        99. 99.Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Power Station Order 2015

        100. 100.Network Rail (Tinsley Chord) Order 2015

        101. 101.Large Combustion Plants (Transitional National Plan) Regulations 2015

        102. 102.Port Talbot Steelworks Generating Station Order 2015

        103. 103.London Underground (Bank Station Capacity Upgrade) Order 2015

        104. 104.East Midlands Gateway Rail Freight Interchange and Highway Order 2016

        105. 105.National Grid (Hinkley Point C Connection Project) Order 2016

        106. 106.Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Wales) Regulations 2016

        107. 107.A19/A1058 Coast Road (Junction Improvement) Development Consent Order 2016

        108. 108.Palm Paper Mill Generating Station Order 2016

        109. 109.Thorpe Marsh Gas Pipeline Order 2016

        110. 110.Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations 2016

        111. 111.Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing (Protected Areas) Regulations 2016

        112. 112.The Midland Metro (Birmingham City Centre Extension, etc.) (Land Acquisition and Variation) Order 2016

        113. 113.The A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme Development Consent Order 2016

        114. 114.The Midland Metro (Wolverhampton City Centre Extension) Order 2016

        115. 115.The York Potash Harbour Facilities Order 2016

        116. 116.The Meaford Gas Fired Generating Station Order 2016

        117. 117.The North Wales Wind Farms Connection Order 2016

        118. 118.The Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm Order 2016

        119. 119.The River Humber Gas Pipeline Replacement Order 2016

        120. 120.The M4 Motorway (Junctions 3 to 12) (Smart Motorway) Development Consent Order 2016

        121. 121.The Triton Knoll Electrical System Order 2016

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