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Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003 SSI 235 

Make changes to the waste control regime to cover agricultural waste. Classifies landfill sites, details the permits needed to create and operate a landfill site, and the requirements for care after site closure.

Landfill (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2003 SSI 343

Amends 2003/235 to clarify the definition of waste and enable the prosecution of Scottish Partnerships or partners of a Scottish Partnership committing an offence under 2003/235.

Litter (Fixed Penalty Notices) (Scotland) Order 2004 SSI 427

This Order prescribes the form of notices under section 88 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Notices under section 88 may be given by an authorised officer of a litter authority or a constable to a person who there is reason to believe has committed an offence under section 87 of that Act (offence of leaving litter). The effect of giving the notice is that no proceedings shall be instituted for the offence before the expiration of fourteen days following the date of the notice, and that a person who pays the fixed penalty within that period shall not be convicted of the offence.

Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 2003 SI 1941

Sets out essential requirements for packaging which apply to packaging producers, sellers and distributors, including enforcement, offences and penalties.

Packaging (Essential Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 SI 1188

Amends 2003/1491 to update the definition of packaging.

Packaging (Essential Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 SI 1492

Amends 2003/1941 by substituting a new definition of ‘packaging’ and making indefinite the conditions for a derogation for glass packaging in relation to heavy metal concentration levels.

Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 SI 871

Requires producers to recover and recycle packaging waste to achieve EU targets.

Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 413

Amends 2007/871 to increase the recovery and recycling targets for 2008, 2009 and 2010 (the recycling target for paper/board and wood are unchanged).

Producer Responsibility (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2005 SSI 271

These amends the 1997 Regulations in a few areas, including allowing reprocessors and exporters to apply for, and SEPA to grant, accreditation at any time throughout the year.