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Waste Batteries (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (S.R. No. 247 of 2009).

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These Regulations implement for Scotland Community legislation on batteries and Accumulators. It amends section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to remove from the list of offences collection points for waste portable batteries established under Community legislation. It amends the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 to require compliance with the Community conditions for the storage and treatment of waste batteries and to implement the Community ban on incineration of waste industrial and automotive batteries. It also amends the definition of environmental licence contained in section 56 of the Environment Act 1995 to include registrations of particular activities involving collected waste batteries, amends the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000 to implement the ban on incineration of waste industrial and automotive batteries under Article 14 of Directive 2006/66through the permitting regime established by those Regulations and amends the Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003 to add waste industrial and automotive batteries to the list of wastes which must not be accepted at landfills.
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