The Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007 (amended) 2014
Jospeh Ellis 01 May 2014
The new changes came into force on 1st May 2014. The changes are as follows:
– Redefine the competent authorities and transfer certain competent authority responsibilities from the Secretary of State to the Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland. Also from the Secretary of State and Environment Agency to the Natural Resources Body for Wales.
– To provide a power for HM Revenue and Customs to disclose certain information to competent authorities for enforcement purposes.
– To allow Border Force to stop and detain waste for up to five working days in certain prescribed circumstances.
– To make changes to the fees for notification of waste shipments starting or finishing in Northern Ireland.
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