Regulation on Shipments of Waste—snapshot
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  • Regulation on Shipments of Waste—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • International Waste Shipments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
  • Importing and exporting waste from 1 January 2021
  • Moving waste between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
  • Purpose of the Regulation
  • Scope of the Regulation
  • Shipments within the community with or without transit through third countries/Shipments with or without transit through third countries (Title II)
  • Procedural framework
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Regulation on Shipments of Waste—snapshot

TitleRegulation (EC) 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2006 on shipments of waste (Regulation). See consolidated version of Regulation (EC) 1013/2006 as at 1 January 2016.
Entry into force15 July 2006 (art 64.1). It applies from 12 July 2007 (art 64.1), except:
—in the case of exports to countries to which Decision C(2001)107/Final on control of transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations (OECD Decision) does not apply, point 3 of Annex IIIA to Regulation (EC) 1013/2006 (as amended by Regulation (EU) 664/2011) applies from 1 August 2012
—the amendments contained in Commission Regulation (EU) 1234/2014, which apply from 1 January 2016
—the amendments introduced by Regulation 2015/2002 apply from 18 August 2016
AmendmentsSee Eur-Lex document information—amended by.
Relevant legislation in England and WalesTransfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007, SI 2007/1711, which were amended by the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (Amendment) Regulations 2008, SI 2008/9, the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (Amendment) Regulations 2014, SI 2014/861, the International Waste Shipments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/590 and the International Waste Shipment (Amendment of Regulation (EC) No 10313/2006) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1455.
SubjectWaste

Brexit impact

11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK

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