Waste Management Act 1996

53M

F210 [ Obligation to provide information to recovery facilities

53M . (1) The Minister may following consultation with the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, make regulations imposing the obligation specified in subsection (2) with effect from a date specified in the regulations, or in an order made by the Minister.

(2) The obligation mentioned in subsection (1) is an obligation on a producer to ensure that reuse and treatment information, the different components and materials, including the location of dangerous substances and preparations for each type of electrical and electronic equipment placed on the market from the date specified in the regulations, or in the order made by the Minister, is furnished to recovery facilities carrying out the maintenance, upgrade, refurbishment, treatment, recycling and recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment.

(3) The provisions of subsection (2) shall also apply to producers operating from within the European Union or from third countries supplying electrical and electronic equipment in or into the State by means of distance communication or otherwise.

(4) Regulations under this section may provide for

( a ) specified requirements relating to the provision of information to recovery facilities carrying out the maintenance, upgrade, refurbishment, treatment recycling and recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment,

( b ) any matters consequential on, or incidental to, the foregoing.

(5) A person who fails to comply with a provision of regulations under this section, shall be guilty of an offence. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F210

Inserted (1.07.2005) by Waste Management (Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 290 of 2005), reg. 5, in effect as per reg. 2.

Editorial Notes:

E518

Offence under subs. (5) prescribed as offence for purposes of Waste Management (Facility Permit and Registration) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 821 of 2007), regs. 36 and 38, (31.03.2008) by Waste Management (Facility Permit and Registration) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 821 of 2007), reg. 22(g), in effect as per reg. 2.

E519

Offence under subs. (5) prescribed as offence for purposes of s. 34(5)(a) (31.03.2008) by Waste Management (Collection Permit) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 820 of 2007), reg. 21(g), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E520

Previous affecting provision: pursuant to section exercised (23.09.2008, 26.09.2008, and 1.01.2009) by Waste Management (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 375 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (13.07.2011) by European Communities (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 355 of 2011), reg. 46, in effect as per reg. 45.

E521

Previous affecting provision: pursuant to section exercised (5.07.2005) by Waste Management (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 340 of 2005); revoked (30.07.2011) by European Communities (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 397 of 2011), reg. 3, in effect as per reg. 2.