These regulations amend six items of waste legislation to insert the term 'waste management plan'. This reflects the Northern Irish Waste Management Plan, which was introduced in December 2019.
The Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 will amend a range of Northern Irish waste legislation on 16 January 2020.
What will change?
The following legislation will be amended to replace the term ‘waste management strategy’ with ‘waste management plan’:
These changes reflect terminology within the revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC, as amended. No new duties are applied.
The Northern Irish waste management plan was updated in December 2019.
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