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Waste (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 6 – Regulations about penalties

34.This section enables the Welsh Ministers to make regulations about penalties to which local authorities may be liable—

  • for failure to meet the targets for recycling, preparation for re-use and composting set under section 3

  • failure to meet waste targets under section 4, or

  • for breaches of regulations under section 5 relating to monitoring and auditing compliance.

35.Regulations under section 6 may set the amount of a penalty, or lay down rules for calculating it. They can also specify when payments are to be paid, and make provision about interest on unpaid penalties; about recovering, setting off or securing unpaid amounts in respect of penalties and interest; and about waiver of penalties.

36.Regulations under this section are subject to an affirmative resolution procedure in the National Assembly for Wales (see section 20(3)).

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