HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING BILL
38. This is a private member's bill concerning
the collection, composting and recycling of household waste. The
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has provided
a memorandum for the Committee on the delegated powers in the
bill. The memorandum is printed at Annex 5 to this Report.
39. Clause 1 inserts a new section 45A into the
Environmental Protection Act 1990. New section 45A imposes a requirement
relating to separate collection of recyclable waste in English
waste collection authorities. Under section 45A the requirement
applies from 31 December 2010, but the Secretary of State may,
on a request from an English authority, direct that the requirements
apply to that authority from a later date (but not later than
31 December 2015).
40. Clause 2 inserts new section 45B which enables
the National Assembly for Wales by order (subject to Welsh Assembly
procedures) to apply section 45A to Wales, in which case the direction-making
power vests, as respects Wales, in the Assembly.
41. THERE IS