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Waste Regulation Law

Author: Louise Smail

ISBN: 9781845921378

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Edition: 2nd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Law As Stated At: 1 December 2016

Waste Regulation Law

Waste Regulation Law

Drawing on the author's practical knowledge of British waste regulation law, this book contains a comprehensive account of relevant legislation plus a detailed interpretation of the statutory provisions and associated case law.

The new edition contains updated sections on the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, explaining the differences between the law in England and Wales compared to Scotland and discusses the impact the Water Act 2014 will have on waste regulation law and its enforcement. Helpfully, it features a map of how waste regulation law fits together to aide quick comprehension of which legislation to look at and how each applies to particular industries and types of waste. The book also looks at how international regulation is changing and the impact that this has on UK waste regulation.

The detailed treatment of the issues involved will enable practitioners to feel confident in what is a complicated area of law.

About the author

Louise Smail has extensive experience in the field of risk management with a wide range of organisations, including local government, police, manufacturing and many train operating companies. Louise has worked as Principle consultant and director of two international consulting groups and now runs own consultancy, Ortalan where she works on high profile projects looking at business risk evaluation and performance at board level and the impact of changes in legislation in both the UK and Europe. She writes and lectures extensively and is the General Editor of the Corporate Liability: Work related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions and Consultant editor of Health and Safety at Work Newsletter (both published by Bloomsbury Professional). Louise went to University in Manchester where she obtained a Ph.D. and a master in Law and where she now lives.