B3.8.3 NI continued…


End-of-Life Vehicles (Producer Responsibility) Regulations 2005 SI 263 

Requires vehicle producers to register and declare responsibility for vehicles they place on the market and apply for approval of their system of collecting vehicles.

Environment (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 SI 3153 (NI 7) (including amendments up to 2004)

Covers several environmental issues, including pollution prevention control, assessment and management of air quality, and designation of areas of special scientific interest (ASSIs).

Environmental Protection (Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and other Dangerous Substances) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000 SR 232

These regulations require decontamination or disposal of PCBs and equipment containing them and associated provisions for inventories, labelling and monitoring. They are additional to the existing relevant requirements of the waste management licensing regime under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997.

Hazardous Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 SR 300

Details the regime for controlling and tracking the movement of hazardous waste.

Hazardous Waste (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 SR 461

Amends 2005/300 in terms of offences and penalties.

Landfill Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 SR 496

Introduces permits to create and operate a landfill, and sets out which categories of waste can be accepted at each class of landfill site. Also sets out a pollution control regime.

Landfill (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 SR 297

Amends 2003/496 with details of what wastes can and cannot be accepted at particular landfill sites.

Landfill (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 SR 179

Amends 2003/496 by changing duties of landfill operators, making it an offence to accept agricultural, mine or quarry waste, amends procedures for closing a landfill and requirements for hazardous waste landfill applications.

Landfill (Amendment No 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 SR 258

Amends 2003/496 to update the criteria for granular and monoloithis waste to be accepted for landfill, plus monitoring and testing requirements.