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Amendments to the Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]

Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Before Clause 1

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Transport of waste
(1)  The Secretary of State shall by regulations make provision for waste disposal authorities in each area to reduce, from year to year, the threat to the environment from the transport of waste.
(2)  Regulations made under subsection (1) shall—
(a)  make provision for the steady decline in the number of miles travelled per tonne of waste taken to landfill in each of the following categories—
(i)  inert waste,
(ii)  hazardous waste,
(iii)  biodegradable municipal waste; and
(b)  make provision for the steady decline in the quantity of emissions harmful to the environment released through the transport of waste to landfill, particularly—
(i)  carbon dioxide,
(ii)  particles,
(iii)  benzene,
(iv)  carbon monoxide.
(3)  Regulations made under subsection (2) shall specify for each area—
(a)  the starting point from which the decline in miles travelled will be measured;
(b)  the level of decline in miles travelled to be achieved by each target year;
(c)  the starting point from which the decline in emissions will be measured; and
(d)  the level of decline in emissions to be achieved in each target year.
(4)  Regulations made under subsection (2) shall provide for the supply for the financial year 2004-05 by each waste disposal area—
(a)  the miles travelled and tonnages of waste in each category listed in subsection 2(a) transported to landfill, and
(b)  the emissions produced during that process.
(5)  The Secretary of State must consult the devolved authorities before specifying the quantities under subsection (3).
 

Clause 1

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 1, line 19, at end insert—
"(   )  The total of the amounts specified under subsection (1)(b) to (e) for a year must not exceed the amount allowed for any previous year."
 

Clause 2

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 2, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )  The quantity under each subsection allowed to be sent to landfill shall not exceed the allowance for any previous year."
 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 3, line 20, at end insert—
"(   )  In no case where the formula is applied may the total exceed that of any previous year."
Page 3, line 22, after "2004" insert ", for which the figures gathered in the financial year ending 5th April 2004 shall stand,"
Leave out Clause 3
 

Clause 5

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 4, line 9, after "time" insert ", before 31st December in the year before that for which an allocation has been made,"
Page 4, line 12, at end insert "or has already been incorporated into a waste reduction programme"
 

Clause 6

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 4, line 23, leave out from "to" to end of line 24 and insert "carry forward any unused allocation"
Page 4, line 29, leave out paragraph (c)
Page 4, line 38, leave out paragraphs (c) and (d)
Page 5, line 12, leave out paragraph (i)
Page 5, line 14, after "breaches" insert ", resulting or intended to result in financial or other material gain for the offender,"
Page 5, line 24, leave out "six" and insert "three"
Page 5, line 25, leave out "#20,000" and insert "level five"
Page 5, line 25, leave out ", or by both,"
Page 5, line 28, leave out "five" and insert "two"
Page 5, line 28, leave out ", or by both"
 

Clause 7

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 5, line 45, leave out sub-paragraphs (i) and (ii)
Page 6, line 37, leave out "six" and insert "three"
Page 6, line 38, leave out ", or by both"
Page 6, line 41, leave out "five" and insert "two"
Page 6, line 41, leave out ", or by both"
 

Clause 22

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 14, line 39, leave out "17th July" and insert "6th April"
Page 14, line 41, leave out "16th July" and insert "5th April"
Page 15, line 3, leave out paragraph (a)

 
 
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17 January 2003