2.—(1) In these Regulations—

(2) A reference in these Regulations to a slurry storage system includes a slurry storage tank and—

(a)any reception pit and any effluent tank used in connection with the tank; and

(b)any channels and pipes used in connection with the tank, any reception pit or any effluent tank.

(3) A requirement in these Regulations for a silo or slurry storage tank to conform to a British Standard (in whole or in part) is satisfied if the silo or tank conforms to a standard or specification that provides an equivalent level of protection and performance and is recognised for use in a member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Turkey.