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Regulation 35(h)

SCHEDULE 14Provision in relation to SED installations

Application

1.  This Schedule applies in relation to every SED installation.

Interpretation

2.—(1) In this Schedule, “the Solvent Emissions Directive” means Council Directive 1999/13/EC on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain activities and installations(1).

(2) When interpreting the Solvent Emissions Directive for the purposes of this Schedule—

(a)an expression defined in Section 7 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 has the meaning given that Section;

(b)except where also defined in that Section or in this paragraph, an expression defined in Part 1 of these Regulations has the meaning given in that Part;

(c)“authorisation” means environmental permit;

(d)“emission” has the meaning given in the Solvent Emissions Directive;

(e)“installation” means SED installation;

(f)the competent authority is the regulator.

Exercise of relevant functions

3.—(1) The regulator must exercise its relevant functions so as to ensure compliance with the following provisions of the Solvent Emissions Directive—

(a)Article 4(4);

(b)Article 5, except for the last sentence of 5(3), and 5(13);

(c)Article 7(2);

(d)Article 8(1) to 8(4);

(e)Article 9;

(f)Article 10.

(2) When interpreting the Solvent Emissions Directive for the purposes of this paragraph—

(a)in Article 5(1), ignore the words “either” and “or by general binding rules”;

(b)in Article 7(2), ignore the words “and during the formulation of general binding rules”;

(c)in point 1 of Annex IIB, ignore the last sentence.

(1)

OJ No. L 85, 29.3.1999, p1, as last amended by Directive 2004/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L 143, 30.4.2003, p87). There are two relevant corrigenda, OJ No. L 188, 21.7.1999, p54 and OJ No. L 240, 10.9.1999, p24.