Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) (Scot) Regs 2014
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The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) (Scotland) Regulations 2014 came into force on 1 March 2014
1 March 2014
Waste - Scotland
The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) (Scotland) Regulations 2014 revoke and replace the 1991 Regulations, requiring that the standard industrial classification (SIC) code from the 2007 list is included for the activity generating the waste on all waste transfer notes.
The 2014 Regulations also permit the retention of waste transfer notes electronically, supporting the use of the electronic duty of care (edoc) system launched in January 2014.
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