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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

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PART 1Public General Acts

Continental Shelf Act 1964

1.  In section 7 of the Continental Shelf Act 1964(1), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Nuclear Installations Act 1965

2.—(1) The Nuclear Installations Act 1965(2) is amended as follows.

(2) In section 3(14)(a)(3), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(3) In section 4(4)—

(a)in subsection (3)(d), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”;

(b)in subsection (7)(a), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016”.

Control of Pollution Act 1974

3.  In section 30(5) of the Control of Pollution Act 1974(5)—

(a)in the words before paragraph (a), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016”.

Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975

4.  In section 5(5)(c) of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975(6), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Highways Act 1980

5.  In section 339(1A) of the 1980 Act(7), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Environmental Protection Act 1990

6.—(1) The 1990 Act is amended as follows.

(2) In section 28(2)(8), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(3) In section 29(12)(9), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(4) For section 33(1B)(10), substitute—

(1B) Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to any part of a waste operation that—

(a)is the subject of a marine licence under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009(11); or

(b)does not require such a licence by virtue of any provision made by or under section 74, 75(12) or 77 of that Act and does not involve the dismantling of a ship that is waste..

(5) In section 78YB(5)(13), in the definition of “enforcement action”, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(6) In section 78YC(b)(14), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(7) In section 142(7)(15), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Atomic Weapons Establishment Act 1991

7.  In the Atomic Weapons Establishment Act 1991(16)—

(a)in the heading before paragraph 10C of the Schedule(17), for “Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016”;

(b)in paragraph 10C(1) of the Schedule, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Water Industry Act 1991

8.—(1) The Water Industry Act 1991(18) is amended as follows.

(2) In section 117(5)(a)(19), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(3) In section 138(1B)(a)(20), in the words after sub-paragraph (ii), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Water Resources Act 1991

9.  In section 221(1) of the 1991 Act(21), in the definition of “Environmental Permitting Regulations”, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991

10.  In paragraph 30(1)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991(22), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Clean Air Act 1993

11.  In section 41A of the Clean Air Act 1993(23)—

(a)in subsection (2)(c), for “paragraph 7 of Schedule 2” substitute “paragraph 11 of Schedule 2”;

(b)in subsection (4), in the definition of “the Environmental Permitting Regulations”, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995

12.  In paragraph 5(ia) of Schedule 2 to the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995(24), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Environment Act 1995

13.—(1) The 1995 Act is amended as follows.

(2) In section 42(3)(b)(25), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(3) In section 56(1)(26), in paragraph (j) of the definition of “environmental licence” in the application of Part 1 of the 1995 Act in relation to an appropriate agency, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(4) In paragraph 4(3)(d) of Schedule 20(27), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Petroleum Act 1998

14.  In section 4B(8) of the Petroleum Act 1998(28), in the definition of “environmental permit”, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Finance Act 2000

15.  In paragraph 51(6) of Schedule 6 to the Finance Act 2000(29), in the definition of “primary activity”, in the table—

(a)in the heading before entry 1, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016”;

(b)in entry 5(1), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”;

(c)in entry 5(2)(a), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016”.

Energy Act 2004

16.—(1) The Energy Act 2004(30) is amended as follows.

(2) In section 10(2)(b)(31), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(3) In section 37(7)(32), in the definition of “radioactive waste”, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Planning Act 2008

17.  In section 30A(7) of the Planning Act 2008(33), in the definition of “radioactive waste”, for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Energy Act 2008

18.  In section 59(2)(d) of the Energy Act 2008(34), for “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

19.  In section 22(7)(a) of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013(35), for “the Environmental (Permitting) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

Defence Reform Act 2014

20.  In the Defence Reform Act 2014(36)—

(a)in the heading before paragraph 6 of Schedule 1, for “Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)” substitute “Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016”;

(b)in paragraph 6 of Schedule 1, for “The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010” substitute “The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1154)”.

(1)

1964 c. 29; section 7 was amended by paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 4 to the Petroleum Act 1998 (c. 17) and by S.I. 2010/675 and 2011/2043.

(3)

Section 3 was substituted by paragraph 18 of Schedule 12 to the Energy Act 2013 (c. 32).

(4)

Section 4 was substituted by paragraph 19 of Schedule 12 to the Energy Act 2013.

(5)

1974 c. 40; section 30(5) was amended by S.I. 2010/675 and 2011/2043. Section 30 is prospectively repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 16 to the 1990 Act on a date to be appointed.

(6)

1975 c. 51; section 5(5)(c) was substituted by S.I. 2010/675.

(7)

Section 339(1A) was inserted by S.I. 2016/475.

(8)

Section 28(2) was amended by S.I. 2010/675. Section 28 is prospectively repealed by Schedule 3 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c. 24) on a date to be appointed.

(9)

Section 29(12) was inserted by S.I. 2007/3538 and substituted by S.I. 2010/675.

(10)

Section 33(1B) was inserted by S.I. 2007/3538 and substituted by S.I. 2010/675.

(12)

Section 75 was amended by S.I. 2011/405 and 2016/738.

(13)

Section 78YB was inserted by section 57 of the 1995 Act; subsection (5) was inserted by S.I. 2007/3538 and amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(14)

Section 78YC was inserted by section 57 of the 1995 Act and amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(15)

Section 142(7) was amended by S.I. 2006/2407, 2010/675, 2012/1916 and 2014/1638.

(17)

Paragraph 10C was inserted by S.I. 2010/675.

(19)

Section 117(5)(a) was amended by paragraph 97 of Schedule 7 to the Water Act 2014 (c. 21).

(20)

Section 138(1B) was inserted by S.I. 2000/1973 and paragraph (a) was amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(21)

The definition was inserted by S.I. 2010/675.

(22)

1991 c. 60; paragraph 30(1) was amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(23)

1993 c. 11; section 41A was inserted by S.I. 2000/1973; subsection 2(c) was inserted by S.I. 2007/3538 and amended by S.I. 2010/675; subsection (4) was inserted by S.I. 2007/3538 and amended by S.I. 2009/1799 and 2010/675.

(24)

1995 c. 23; paragraph 5(1a) was inserted by S.I. 2007/3538 and amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(25)

Section 42(3)(b) was substituted by S.I. 2010/675.

(26)

Paragraph (j) of the definition of “environmental licence” was substituted by S.I. 2009/3381.

(27)

Paragraph 4(3)(d) of Schedule 20 was inserted by S.I. 2000/1973 and substituted by S.I. 2010/675.

(28)

1998 c. 17; section 4B was inserted by section 50 of the Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7).

(29)

2000 c. 17; relevant amendments to paragraph 51(6) were made by S.I. 2001/1139, 2007/3538 and 2010/675.

(31)

Section 10 was amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(32)

The definition was amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(33)

2008 c. 29; section 30A was inserted by S.I. 2015/949.

(34)

2008 c. 32; section 59(2)(d) was amended by S.I. 2010/675.

(36)

2014 c. 20. Schedule 1 comes into force on a day to be appointed.

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