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PART IVINVENTORIES OF CONTAMINATED EQUIPMENT

Inventories of contaminated equipment

9.—(1) SEPA shall, on or before 30th September 2000, compile an inventory of the contaminated equipment held at every location in respect of which there is a registered holder.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), an inventory compiled in accordance with paragraph (1) shall record–

(a)the name and address of the registered holder of the contaminated equipment;

(b)the location and description of the equipment;

(c)the quantity of PCBs contained in the equipment, in each case specifying (so far as reasonably practicable) the particular substance or mixture concerned;

(d)the dates and types of treatment or replacement carried out or envisaged; and

(e)the date of declaration.

(3) An inventory need not record information of the descriptions in paragraph (2)(c) and (d) as regards any equipment in respect of which it is reasonable to assume that the content of PCBs in the fluids is between 0.05% and 0.005%, by weight.

(4) SEPA shall, on or before 30th September 2000, send to the Scottish Ministers a summary of the inventories which it has compiled in accordance with paragraph (1); and the summary shall include a statement as to–

(a)the number of registered holders in Scotland; and

(b)the number of items of equipment of which particulars are registered.

(5) SEPA shall–

(a)on or before 30th September in each year after 2000, review the inventory which it has compiled in accordance with paragraph (1) or, as the case may be, the most recent revision of that inventory; and

(b)on or before 30th September in each year after 2000 provide the Scottish Ministers with a summary which shall include the total for the time being of –

(i)the number of registered holders in Scotland; and

(ii)the number of items of equipment of which particulars are registered.

(6) Paragraph (3) shall apply in respect of a review under paragraph (5)(a) as it applies to the compilation of the inventory.