1 Citation, commencement and extent

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives)(England and Wales) Order 2007 and comes into force on 18th August 2007.

(2)    This Order extends to England and Wales.

(3)    For the purposes of this article—

(a)    England and Wales includes the sea adjacent to England and Wales out as far as the seaward boundary of the territorial sea; and

(b)    the sea adjacent to Wales has the same meaning as in section 158 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 18 August 2007: see para (1) above.

2 Revocation

2Revocation

(1)    The following Orders are revoked—

(a)    the Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Landfill Directive) Order 2001;

(b)    the Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Council Directives on Large Combustion Plants, Incineration of Waste and National Emission Ceilings) Order 2002; and

(c)    the Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Council Directive on Solvent Emissions) Order 2003.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 18 August 2007: see art 1(1).

3 Designation

3Designation

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

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

(b)    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;

(c)    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;

(d)    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;

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

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

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

(h)    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;

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

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

(k)    Directive 2006/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste;

(l)    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 .

(2)    For the purposes of this Order, the references to the Directives in paragraph (1) are references to those Directives as amended from time to time.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 18 August 2007: see art 1(1).

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Signature

Signed on behalf of the Welsh Ministers

Jane Davidson

Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing, one of the Welsh Ministers

26th July 2007

Joan Ruddock

Parliamentary Under Secretary

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

23rd July 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order designates certain Directives as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(2)(c) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999. This Order extends to England and Wales only.

It revokes and remakes, with amendments, the current designations made in respect of the following directives—

(a)    Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste (SI 2001/3585);

(b)    Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the incineration of waste, 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 and Directive 2001/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants (SI 2002/2528);

(c)    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 (SI 2003/948).

It designates the following Directives as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(2)(c)—

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

(b)    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;

(c)    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;

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

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

(f)    Directive 2006/12/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste;

(g)    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

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

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