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Amendments to the Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]

Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON THIRD READING


 

Clause 7

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 5, line 34, at end insert—
"(   )  their use will not result in any increase in the number of daily waste transport journeys, to any landfill or landfills, above that required in the previous year;"
Page 5, line 46, leave out paragraph (f) and insert—
"(f)  make provision for all trading to be carried out by direct transfer or sale between waste disposal authorities;"
 

Clause 11

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 8, line 34, leave out "make provision about what amounts to" and insert "define"
Page 8, line 40, leave out ", or of waste of any description,"
Page 8, line 42, leave out "make provision requiring" and insert "require"
 

Clause 12

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Powers in relation to collection authorities
  An allocating authority shall, where a collection authority is separate from a disposal authority and for purposes connected with the sending of biodegradable municipal waste to landfill, by regulations require such a collection authority in its area to—
(a)  maintain prescribed records,
(b)  make prescribed returns to its local waste authority, and
(c)  work in partnership with its local waste authority to ensure that the maximum allowance, for each year, of biodegradable municipal waste going to landfill is not exceeded."
 

Clause 14

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 10, line 35, at end insert—
"(   )  Each allocating authority must disclose, at three yearly intervals, to the Secretary of State such monitoring information as he may by regulation direct, in order to comply with Article 15 of Council Directive 1999/31/EC."
 

Clause 16

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 11, line 14, leave out "may" and insert "shall"
Page 11, line 17, leave out from first "of" to end of line 19 and insert "the register"
 

Clause 17

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 11, line 35, at end insert—
"(   )  The measures mentioned in subsection (2) must include measures to reduce non-municipal biodegradable waste going to landfill."
 

Clause 18

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 12, line 40, at end insert—
"(   )  The measures mentioned in subsection (2) must include measures to reduce non-municipal biodegradable waste going to landfill."
 

Clause 19

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 13, line 28, at end insert—
"(   )  The measures mentioned in subsection (2) must include measures to reduce non-municipal biodegradable waste going to landfill."
 

Clause 20

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 14, line 16, at end insert—
"(   )  The measures mentioned in subsection (2) must include measures to reduce non-municipal biodegradable waste going to landfill."
 

Clause 21

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 14, line 40, after "capable" insert "within 25 years"
 

Clause 22

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 15, line 23, at end insert—
"(   )  In this Chapter "composting" includes a requirement to maintain selected biodegradable waste at 98 degrees celsius for a minimum of two hours before storing."
 

Clause 25

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 16, line 29, leave out "out of"
 

After Clause 25

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

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 received 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 of all waste 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.
(4)  The allocating authority for each area shall by regulations ensure that private waste disposal companies shall also be entitled to use the facilities resulting from subsection (2)."
 

Clause 26

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS BYFORD

Page 17, line 23, 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."

 
 
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5 February 2003