S.I. 1991 No. 472
Note: This instrument has been amended on seven occasions. Three of the amending instruments incorporate transitional provisions which relate to the date from which an authorisation is required under Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
Schedule 3 to these Regulations, relating to the date from which an authorisation is required under section 6 of the 1990 Act, and the three transitionals, are set out at the end of these Regulations. The schedules to these Regulations and the transitionals are accordingly in the following order.
|S.I. 1992/614, sch.2, Transitionals||598|
|S.I. 1994/1271, sch.6, Transitionals|
|(as substituted by S.I. 1994/1329)||599|
|S.I. 1995/3247, sch.2, Transitionals||602|
The 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, in exercise of their powers under section 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 19901 and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf hereby make the following Regulations:
Citation, application and commencement
1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Protection (Prescribed Processes and Substances) Regulations 1991.
(2) These Regulations shall come into force in England and Wales on 1st April 1991 and in Scotland on 1st April 1992.
2. In these Regulations--.
"the Act" means the Environmental Protection Act 1990;
"background concentration" has the meaning given to that term in regulation 4(7);
"Part A process" means a process falling within a description set out in Schedule 1 hereto2 under the heading "Part A" and "Part B process" means a process falling within a description so set out under the heading "Part B"; and "particulate matter" means grit, dust or fumes.____________________