1 Citation, commencement, extent and application

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2013 and comes into force on 10th February 2013.

(2)    This Order extends to England and Wales.

(3)    This Order applies to the sea adjacent to England and Wales out as far as the seaward boundary of the territorial sea; and for that purpose—

(a)    the sea adjacent to England is so much of the sea adjacent to Great Britain as is not the sea adjacent to Wales or the sea adjacent to Scotland;

(b)    the sea adjacent to Wales has the same meaning as it has by virtue of section 158(3) or (4) of the Government of Wales Act 2006; and

(c)    the sea adjacent to Scotland has the same meaning as the internal waters and territorial sea of the United Kingdom adjacent to Scotland has by virtue of section 126(2) of the Scotland Act 1998.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 10 February 2013: see para (1) above.

International Law93 Law of the Sea93

2 Designation

2Designation

The following Directives are designated as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(2)(c) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999—

(a)    Council Directive 80/68/EEC on the protection of groundwater against pollution caused by certain dangerous substances;

(b)    Council Directive 87/217/EEC on the prevention and reduction of environmental pollution by asbestos;

(c)    Council Directive 92/112/EEC on procedures for harmonizing the programmes for the reduction and eventual elimination of pollution caused by waste from the titanium dioxide industry;

(d)    European Parliament and Council Directive 94/63/EC on the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations;

(e)    Council Directive 96/29/EURATOM laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionising radiation;

(f)    Council Directive 1999/13/EC on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain activities and installations;

(g)    Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste;

(h)    Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on end-of-life vehicles;

(i)    Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy;

(j)    Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the incineration of waste;

(k)    Directive 2001/80/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants;

(l)    Directive 2001/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants;

(m)    Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment;

(n)    Council Directive 2003/122/EURATOM on the control of high-activity sealed radioactive sources and orphan sources;

(o)    Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the management of waste from extractive industries and amending Directive 2004/35/EC;

(p)    Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC;

(q)    Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration;

(r)    Directive 2008/1/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning integrated pollution prevention and control;

(s)    Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives;

(t)    Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and amending Council Directive 85/337 EEC, European Parliament and Council Directives 2000/60/EC, 2001/80/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2006/12/EC, 2008/1/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006;

(u)    Directive 2009/126/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on Stage II petrol vapour recovery during refuelling of motor vehicles at service stations;

(v)    Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control) (Recast).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 10 February 2013: see art 1(1).

Environmental Law94 EU Energy92 EU Environment, Consumers & Health Protection93 Managing & Disposing Of Specific Types of Waste94 Waste94 European Union Law92

3 Revocation

3Revocation

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2011 is revoked.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 10 February 2013: see art 1(1).

Signature

De Mauley

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

15th January 2013

John Griffiths

Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development

one of the Welsh Ministers

17th January 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates 22 Directives as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(2)(c) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c 24).

The effect of this Order is that regulations may be made under that Act making provision which corresponds or is similar to any provision made, or capable of being made, under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 (c 68) in connection with any of the relevant directives.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the public, private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.