The Waste Management Regulations
1996S.I. 1996 No. 634The Secretary of State for the Environment as respects England, the Secretary of State for Wales as
respects Wales and the Secretary of State for Scotland as respects Scotland, being Ministers designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 in relation to measures relating to the prevention, reduction and elimination of pollution caused by waste, in exercise
of powers conferred on them by section 2(2) of that Act, sections 29(10), 33 (3), 52(8) and 74(6) of the
Environment Act 1990 (having in particular had regard in exercising their powers under section 33(3)
to the matters specified in section 33(4) of that Act), and of all other powers enabling them in that
behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:
Citation, commencement and extent1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Waste Management Regulations 1996 and, except for
regulations 2(6) and 3, shall come into force on 1st April 1996.(2) Regulations 2(6) and 3 shall come into force on 30th March 1996.(3) Regulation 2(3) does not extend to Scotland.
Amendment of the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 19942. The amendments made by this regulation are included in the Waste Management Licensing
Regulations 1994, p.675 above.
Amendment of the Waste Management Licensing (Amendment etc.) Regulations 19953. The amendments made by this regulation are included in the Waste Management Licensing
(Amendment etc.) Regulations 1995, p. 751 above.
Pre-qualification technical competence4. (1) Where--
|a. ||a person has applied to the Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board for a
certificate of technical competence in relation to one of the types of facility mentioned in
|b. ||an application has been made for a waste management licence to authorise activities whose
management is intended to be in that person's hands;|
|c. ||the activities mentioned in sub-paragraph (b) are to be carried on at a facility of the same type
as that in relation to which the application mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) was made; and|
|d. ||the relevant Agency as defined in paragraph (3) is satisfied that, but for regulation 4 of the
Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994, he would be a technically competent person;|
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Book title: A Manual of Environmental Protection Law:The Pollution Control Functions of the Environment Agency and SEPA.
Contributors: Michael Fry - Author.
Publisher: Clarendon Press.
Place of publication: Oxford.
Publication year: 1997.
Page number: 759.
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