The Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2018 (SI2018/721 (W.140))

Commencement: 5th July 2018


  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Hazardous Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005
  • Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007
  • Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011
  • Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016



These Regulations amend references to Directive 2008/98/EC on Waste (Waste Framework Directive) in order to insert ‘as last amended by Council Regulation (EU) 2017/977.’ Council Regulation (EU) 2017/997 amends Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC as regards the hazardous property HP 14 ‘Ecotoxic.’

These Regulations revoke Regulation 3(2) of the Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2015 and the Waste (Meaning of Recovery) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2016. Regulation 3(2) previously amended the definition of Directive 2008/98/EC.

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