The Landfill Allowances Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Document Number:2011 No. 373
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 24/10/2011
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Environmental Protection

Made

24 th October 2011

Coming into operation

22 nd November 2011

The Department of the Environment makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 , 10 to 12 , 15 and 26 of the Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003(1).

In accordance with section 27(2) of that Act the Department has consulted such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of district councils in Northern Ireland as it considers appropriate; the interests of persons concerned in the operation of landfills in Northern Ireland as it considers appropriate; and, all other affected persons as it considers appropriate.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Landfill Allowances Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 22 nd November 2011.

    (2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(2) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

    Amendment of the Landfill Allowances Scheme (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2004

  2. —(1) The Landfill Allowances Scheme (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2004(3) are amended as follows.

    (2) In regulation 2(2) , omit the definition of “collected municipal waste”.

    (3) In the following regulations, for “collected municipal waste”, substitute “local authority collected municipal waste”—

    (a) regulation 10(1)(a) (obligation for district councils to keep records and make returns);

    (b) regulation 12(2)(a) (determining the amount of biodegradable municipal waste in amounts of waste);

    (c) regulation 13(2)(a) (calculation of the amount of biodegradable municipal waste sent to landfills).

    (4) In the following regulations, for “municipal waste”, substitute “local authority collected municipal waste”—

    (a) regulation 10(1)(b) and (c) and (2);

    (b) regulation 13(2)(b) and (c) (other than in the phrase “biodegradable municipal waste”).

    (5) In the following places, for “biodegradable municipal waste”, substitute “biodegradable local authority collected municipal waste”—

    (a) regulation 10(6)(b);

    (b) the cross-heading of regulation 12;

    (c) regulation 12(2)(a) and (c);

    (d) the cross-heading of regulation 13;

    (e) regulation 13(1)(a) and (b) and 2(a) , (b) and (c);

    (f) regulation 14(1) and (4)(a) (utilisation of landfill allowances);

    (g) regulation 15(3)(e)(i) (landfill allowances register);

    (h) regulation 19(2) , (3)...

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