What changes have been introduced to the legislation on international shipments of waste?

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What changes have been introduced to the legislation on international shipments of waste?

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Exports and imports of waste are regulated under the international Basel Convention and, within the EU, the EU Waste Shipments Regulation 1013/2006. The requirements of the Regulation have been retained post-Brexit and amended by the:

  • International Waste Shipments (Amendment)(EU Exit) Regulations 2021

  • International Waste Shipments (Amendment of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006) Regulations 2020.

Details of the legislation and procedures can be found in the Croner-i topic Export and Import of Waste.

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