European Union (Properties of Waste which Render it Hazardous) Regulations 2018 (Republic of Ireland)

Commencement: 27th September 2018

Amends: Waste Management Act 1996


Mini Summary

Waste Management Act 1996 makes requirements in relation to the prevention, managements and control of waste. They provide a framework for the application of higher environmental standards in response to National and EU requirements, provide a more effective organisation of public authority functions in relation to waste management, and to enable measures designed to improve performance in relation to the prevention and recovery of waste.


These Regulations make amendments to the Second Schedule (Properties of Waste which Render It Hazardous) in order to substitute the entry for HP 14 Ecotoxic.

This amendment inserts conditions whereby waste will be classified as ecotoxic. These conditions include waste which contains substances classified as:
€¢ ozone depleting;
€¢ aquatic acute; and
€¢ aquatic chronic.

The entry for HP 15 Waste capable of exhibiting a hazardous property listed above not directly displayed by the original waste is deleted by this amendment.


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