SSI 2019/356. The Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2019. Comes into force 10th December. These Regulations update a reference in SSI 2005/147, Landfill Allowances Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2005, to Council Directive 99/31/EC on the landfill of waste. They also amend SSI 2009/247, Waste Batteries (Scotland) Regulations 2009, to omit references to the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994, which are no longer relevant.
SI 2019/1417. The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2019. Comes into force 29th October. This Order designates twenty-six European Directives as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c.24). The Directives being designated relate to waste, water quality, air quality, asbestos pollution, public participation in environmental plans and programmes, environmental liability (to prevent or remedy environmental damage), environmental noise and chemicals.
SR 2019/332. The Environmental Protection Act 1990 Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on 23rd October. These Regulations amend, for Scotland only, section 57 (power of Secretary of State to require waste to be accepted, treated, disposed of or delivered) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (A 1990 c.43).