Provisions of the 2005 Act coming into force on 16 March 2006

2.  The following provisions of the 2005 Act come into force on 16 March 2006—

(a)section 47 (abolition of the requirement to contract-out waste disposal functions);

(b)section 53 (power for waste collection authorities to use their powers of investigation under section 108 of the Environment Act 1995 to investigate incidents or offences in relation to the discharge of any of their functions under Part 2 of the 1990 Act);

(c)in Schedule 4 (minor and consequential amendments), paragraph 4; and

(d)in Part 4 (waste) of Schedule 5, the repeals to the 1990 Act other than the repeal to section 33 of the Act.