Consultation outcome

Waste crime: new regulations for dealing with seized property in suspected waste offences

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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We received 46 responses to this consultation.

The Control of Waste (Dealing with Seized Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 have been laid in Parliament and come into force on 6 April. It also includes explanatory memorandum.

Original consultation


Seeking views on draft Control of Waste (Dealing with Seized Property) (England and Wales) regulations.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our proposals for new laws to allow the seizure of vehicles for suspected waste crime offences. The draft regulations will help us reduce illegal waste activity, giving enforcement authorities better tools to use in the investigation and prosecution of suspected offences.

Published 15 December 2014
Last updated 19 March 2015 + show all updates
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