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Waste Management Licensing Tyre Exemptions Removed in Scotland

23 February 2016

What is the new legislation:
The Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016
What is the amended legislation: The Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011
Who does this affect: Scotland
When does this change take place: 30th March 2016

These Regulations amend the Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011 so as to remove the exemptions from needing a waste management license for activities relating to the storage and treatment of waste tyres.

The Regulations set out transitional provisions for persons who were operating under an exemption immediately before these Regulations come into force. Persons can continue to operate under their existing exemption until they have gone through the process of applying for a waste management licence as long as they apply for a licence before 30th September 2016. 

The full text of the Regulations may be found here.
Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk