Waste Management Act 1996
F229[Interpretation and supplemental (Part VA).
53B.—(1) In this Part—
“Act of 1952” means the Finance (Excise Duties) (Vehicles) Act 1952;
“Act of 1992” means the Finance Act 1992;
“appropriate treatment and recovery”, in relation to a vehicle, means the treatment and recovery of the vehicle in accordance with the requirements of section 39;
“authorised recovery facility” means a facility at which the appropriate treatment and recovery of vehicles may take place;
“Directive” means the European Parliament and Council Directive 2000/53/EC of 18 September, 2000 on end-of-life vehicles;
“end-of-life vehicle” means a specified vehicle which is discarded or is to be discarded by its registered owner as waste;
“mechanically propelled vehicle” has the same meaning as it has in Chapter IV of Part II of the Act of 1992;
“producer”, in relation to a vehicle, means the person who imports into, or manufactures in, the State the vehicle;
“registered”, in relation to a vehicle, shall be construed in accordance with section 131 of the Act of 1992;
“registered owner” has the meaning assigned to it by the Road Vehicles (Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 385 of 1992) as amended for the time being, but, if those regulations should be revoked, it shall have the meaning assigned to it by such regulations corresponding to those regulations as may be for the time being in force;
“specified vehicle” means—
(a) a category A vehicle or a category B vehicle within the meaning of Chapter IV of Part II of the Act of 1992, other than such a vehicle that falls within a class of vehicle specified in regulations under subsection (2) as being a class of vehicle excepted from this definition, and
(b) a vehicle that falls within a class of vehicle specified in regulations under subsection (2) as being a class of vehicle included in this definition.
(2) The Minister may make regulations specifying a class of mechanically propelled vehicle to be a class of vehicle excepted from, or included in, the definition of “specified vehicle” in this section (and such specification shall be made only where the Minister considers it necessary or expedient to do so in consequence of a Community act).]
Inserted (12.07.2004) by Protection of the Environment Act 2003 (27/2003), s. 44, S.I. No. 393 of 2004.
Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.04.2010, 10.04.2010, and 1.12.2010) by Waste Management (End-of-Life Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 142 of 2010), in effect as per reg. 3; rendered obsolete by revocation of S.I. No. 282 of 2006, see below.
Previous affecting provision: pursuant to section exercised (8.06.2006) by Waste Management (End-Of-Life Vehicles) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 282 of 2006), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (21.06.2014) by European Union (End-of-Life Vehicles) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 281 of 2014), reg. 37(1), in effect as per reg. 3; subject to transitional provision and construed as per reg. 37(2) and (3).