Waste Management Licensing Prescribed Offences Broadened in Northern Ireland
What is the new legislation:
The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015
What is the amended legislation: The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999; The Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003
Who does this effect: Northern Ireland
When does this change take place: 31st December 2015
These Regulations amend the Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 in order to update and broaden the prescribed offences element of the waste Fit and Proper Person test.
The spectrum of the test has been broadened to include other offences and criminal activities in order to reflect the importance of a fit and proper person’s reputation. Under the amended Regulations, anyone convicted of an offence in the amended list will be denied a licence or have an existing licence revoked.
The full text of the Regulations can be found here.