Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]—
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lordscontinued

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Clause 19

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

112*Page 13, line 17, leave out "reducing"
113*Page 13, line 18, at beginning insert "reducing"
114*Page 13, line 20, at beginning insert "reducing"
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

115*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  the amount of waste sent to incineration."
116*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  the amount of construction and demolition waste from Northern Ireland that goes to landfill;
(   )  the amount of construction and demolition waste from outside Northern Ireland that goes to landfills in Northern Ireland;
(   )  the amount of commercial and industrial waste from Northern Ireland that goes to landfill;
(   )  the amount of commercial and industrial waste from outside Northern Ireland that goes to landfills in Northern Ireland;
(   )  the amount of end of life electrical and electronic equipment from Northern Ireland that goes to landfill;
(   )  the amount of end of life electrical and electronic equipment from outside Northern Ireland that goes to landfills in Northern Ireland;
(   )  the amount of end of life vehicles from Northern Ireland that goes to landfill; and
(   )  the amount of end of life vehicles from outside Northern Ireland that goes to landfills in Northern Ireland."
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

117*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  the amount of inert waste that goes to landfill in Northern Ireland."
118*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  reducing the quantity of waste arisings, including waste arisings from households, by 2010 from 2000 levels, and
(   )  providing every household with a separate collection for the recycling of dry recyclable waste."
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

119*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  The Department must have a strategy for—
(   )  providing every household with either a home composter or a separate collection of biodegradable wast;
(   )  providing every household with a separate collection for the recycling of dry recyclable waste;
(   )  reducing, by 2010, the quantity of waste arisings, including waste arisings from households, from 2002 levels."
120*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  The Department of the Environment must have a strategy for developing a mandatory doorstep recycling scheme in all local authorities not later than 31st December 2006."
121*Page 13, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  The Department of the Environment must develop a national strategy for moving towards zero waste which shall include targets for all waste disposal and collection authorities."
122*Page 13, line 26, leave out "or energy recovery"
123*Page 13, line 42, at end insert—
"(   )  The Department must set statutory targets for the recycling of waste streams from—
(a)  households;
(b)  construction and demolition waste."
 

Clause 20

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

124*Page 14, line 4, leave out from "decomposition" to end of line 6
125*Page 14, line 11, leave out paragraph (b) and insert—
"(   )  similar waste from commercial or state-run establishments, or from local authority activities, but excluding waste from agriculture."
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

126*Page 14, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  commercial waste from catering establishments."
127*Page 14, line 12, at end insert—
"(3)  In this Chapter "end of life vehicles" means a vehicle which is waste within the meaning of Article 1(a) of Directive 75/442/EEC.
(4)  In this Chapter "end of life electrical and electronic equipment" means waste within the meaning of Article 1(a) of Directive 75/442/EEC, including all components, sub-assemblies and consumables, which are part of the product at the time of discarding."
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

128*Page 14, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  In this Chapter "inert municipal waste" means waste that is not biodegradable within 25 years."
 

Clause 21

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

129*Page 14, line 29, at end insert—
"(   )  In this Chapter "composting" means treating selected biodegradable waste at 80 degrees centigrade for a minimum of two hours before storing it in aerated housing for a minimum of six weeks."
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

130*Page 14, line 31, after "sorting" insert "but not including incineration"
 

Clause 22

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

131Page 14, line 39, leave out "17th July" and insert "6th April"
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

132*Page 14, line 40, leave out "2019" and insert "2015"
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

133Page 14, line 41, leave out "16th July" and insert "5th April"
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

134*Page 14, line 41, leave out "2010" and insert "2006"
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

135Page 14, line 41, leave out "2013" and insert "2015"
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

136*Page 14, line 41, leave out "2013" and insert "2009"
137*Page 14, line 42, leave out "2020" and insert "2016"
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

138Page 15, line 3, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 23

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

139*Page 15, line 21, leave out from beginning to "regulations" and insert "Environment Agency subject to"
 

Clause 24

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

140*Page 15, line 33, leave out "small"
 

After Clause 24

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

141*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Application of the landfill tax escalator
(1)  Commencing in the financial year 2006-07, the whole of the portion of landfill tax above #15 per tonne in each year will be disbursed to the allocating authority for each area.
(2)  The allocating authority for each area will apply the disbursement recieved under subsection (1) to—
(a)  research into ways of reducing the amount of all waste going to landfill,
(b)  capital projects designed to treat biodegradable municipal waste to prevent it from going to landfill;
(c)  capital projects designed to treat biodegradable waste to reduce the amount going to landfill; and
(d)  schemes designed to benefit the local community where waste treatment projects are sited.
(3)  The allocating authority for each area shall ensure that capital projects for treating biodegradable municipal waste are—
(a)  sited within the boundaries of the location controlled by each waste disposal authority that is applying for funding, and
(b)  supplied with waste mainly collected within the boundaries of the locality controlled by the relevant waste disposal authority."
 

Clause 25

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

142*Page 16, line 11, leave out sub-paragraph (ii)
143Page 16, line 12, at end insert—
"(   )  Where a landfill operator in an allocating authority's area is liable to a penalty under this Chapter—
(a)  the amount of the penalty is that specified by, or calculated under, regulations made by the allocating authority, and
(b)  the penalty, and any interest on it, is to be paid to the allocating authority."
144Page 16, line 18, after "authorities" insert "or landfill operators"
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

145*Page 16, line 20, after "amounts" insert "to a maximum of #500,000"
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

146*Page 16, line 28, at end insert—
"(   )  All penalties paid to the allocating authority shall be held separately, and at the end of the year in which these penalties were incurred, 95 per cent of the total shall be dispensed to the area forestry authority and used to pay for the planting of trees which shall be identified with these funds."
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

147*Page 16, line 28, insert—
(   )  Where a waste disposal authority is liable to a penalty under this Chapter and that liability is a result of an action or actions or a failure to take action on the part of a waste collection authority within the area of the waste disposal authority, the allocating authority may levy all or part of the penalty on the waste collection authority.
 

Clause 26

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

148*Page 16, line 30, leave out subsection (1) and insert—
"(   )  No statutory instrument containing regulations under this Chapter may be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."
 

THE LORD GREAVES
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

149*Page 16, line 33, leave out "1 or 2" and insert "1, 2 or 10"
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH

150*Page 16, line 35, leave out from "shall" to end of line 36 and insert "not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament."
151*Page 16, line 38, leave out "negative" and insert "affirmative"
 

Before Clause 33

 

THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

152Insert the following new Clause—
  "Report on capture of coal mine methane
  The Secretary of State shall prepare a report on the inclusion of the capture of coal mine methane emissions from disused coal mines in the emissions trading scheme."

 
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16 December 2002