ABSTRACTED FROM PURPOSE OF THIS MISSION: The purpose of the mission was to gather accurate and up-to-date information from a range of sources about a number of issues concerning the treatment of Tamils including the government’s attitude to diaspora activities and the treatment of members of diaspora groups, in particular members of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE). The mission was also interested in gathering information about the treatment of members and former members of the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Eelam (LTTE).
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2020Sri Lanka, United Kingdom
Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 2016United Kingdom
These Regulation amend, for England, Part 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 so as to insert a new section (33ZA) on fixed penalty notices for contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act. The new section allows a waste collection authority in England to issue a fixed penalty notice for a contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act. Section 33(1)(a) prohibits a person from depositing controlled waste or extractive waste in or on any land unless in accordance with an environmental permit.
Amends: Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Chapter 43). (1990-11-01)
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2016United Kingdom
These Regulations specify the criteria for development which is of national significance for the purposes of section 62D of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the types of development which could be of national significance. This includes dams and reservoirs; transfer of water resources; waste water treatment plants and hazardous waste facilities. These Regulations also prescribe consents for the purposes of the 1990 Act and make consequential amendments. The prescribed consents are “secondary consents” for the purposes of sections 62E to 62G of that Act.
Library ResourceRegulationsFebruary, 2016United Kingdom
This Order, made under section 13(4) and 14(7) of the Landfill Tax (Scotland) Act 2014, provides that, subject to specified conditions e, the material listed in column 2 of the Schedule is qualifying material for the purposes of the lower rate of Scottish landfill tax. The Order provides for conditions that must be met in relation to material that consists of fines where a loss on ignition test in accordance with guidance published by Revenue Scotland must be carried out.
Implements: Landfill Tax (Scotland) Act 2014 (2014 asp 2). (2014-01-21)
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2017United Kingdom
These Regulations amend the Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015 in provisions on: the procedure in relation to applications referred to the Welsh Ministers pursuant to a direction under section 20 of the Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 (“the PHSA”), including provision for an applicant to submit a full statement of case within a specified timescale if the applicant so chooses; the procedure in relation to appeals under section 21 of the PHSA and against hazardous substances contravention notices.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2017United Kingdom
This Act provides for the establishment of a Welsh Landfill Disposals Tax (LDT), which will replace the Landfill Tax. The tax shall be charged on disposals to landfill in Wales.
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2017United Kingdom
These Regulations amend the Scottish Landfill Tax (Administration) Regulations 2015 to expand the definitions of “bankrupt” and “incapacitated” for the purposes of regulation 8 of the 2015 Regulations (bankruptcy or incapacity of registrable persons). Other amendments made to the 2015 Regulations are of a minor, technical nature.
Amends: Scottish Landfill Tax (Administration) Regulations 2015 (S.S.I. No. 3 of 2015). (2015-01-08)
Library ResourceRegulationsNovember, 2017United Kingdom
These Regulations make provision in relation to bringing into force sections 83 (core path plans) and 84 (access rights: service of court applications) of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016. They also make transitory provision so that the references to “a repairing tenancy” inserted into various enactments by the provisions of schedule 1 are to be ignored until such time as section 92 of the 2016 Act comes into force for all purposes.
Library ResourceRegulationsOctober, 2017United Kingdom
These Regulation amend for Wales, Part 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 so as to insert a new section (33ZA) on fixed penalty notices for contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act. The new section enable an authorised officer of a Welsh waste collection authority to issue a fixed penalty notice for contravention of that section in the area of the authority. Section 33(1)(a), subject to certain exemptions, prohibits the deposit of controlled waste or extractive waste in or on any land other than in accordance with an environmental permit.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2016United Kingdom
This Act makes provision with respect to a wide variety of matters regarding the environment in Wales including: the sustainable management of natural resources (includes animals, plants and other organisms, air, water and soil) climate change and targets for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases from Wales; collection and disposal of waste; shellfish fisheries; marine licensing; land drainage.
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