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Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Act 2023

Section 3 – Prohibited single-use plastic products: power to amend

12.This section provides the Welsh Ministers with a regulation making power to amend the Schedule by:

  • adding or removing a product in column 1 of the Table in the Schedule;

  • adding or removing an exemption relating to a product in column 2 of the Table in the Schedule; and

  • making other amendments in accordance with this section.

13.This section also requires the Welsh Ministers to consult the following before making regulations under the powers in section 3:

  • local authorities,

  • Natural Resources Wales and any other bodies appearing to the Welsh Ministers to be concerned with promoting the protection of the environment in Wales,

  • such persons as the Welsh Ministers consider represent the interests of producers or suppliers of single-use plastic products in Wales,

  • such persons as the Welsh Ministers consider represent the interests of people who have a protected characteristic within the meaning given in section 4 of the Equality Act 2010 (c. 15), and on whom the regulations may have a particular impact for that reason, and

  • such other persons as the Welsh Ministers consider appropriate.

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