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Waste (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 5 – Monitoring and auditing compliance with targets

32.This section enables the Welsh Ministers to make regulations about assessing, monitoring and auditing compliance in relation to targets for recycling, preparation for re-use and composting under section 3 or other waste targets under section 4.  Regulations may make provision—

  • for the method of assessing compliance with targets;

  • about arrangements for monitoring and auditing compliance;

  • conferring powers of entry and inspection for those persons monitoring and auditing compliance;

  • requiring local authorities to keep records and provide information;

  • about the publication of information in relation to targets; and

  • imposing liability on a local authority to pay a penalty if it fails to comply with any requirement of regulations made under this section.

33.Regulations under this section which impose liability to pay a penalty are subject to an affirmative resolution procedure in the National Assembly for Wales (see section 20(3)). All other regulations under this section are subject to a negative procedure (see section 20(1), (2) and (3)).

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