Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations Amendments
What is the new legislation:
The Waste Batteries and Accumulators (Amendment) Regulations 2015
What is the amended legislation:
The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
Who does this effect: United Kingdom
When does this change take place: 1st January 2016
These Regulations amend the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 in order to reduce regulatory burdens on businesses, allowing for increased focus on the key aims of the core regulations, including delivery of environmental benefits.
These regulations enact the following changes::
the removal of the requirement to provide operational plans;
the removal of the requirement to submit independent audit reports; and
allowance for an “approved person” to delegate the responsibility for signing off reports.