Consultation on the assessment of technical competence under the NI Waste Management Licensing and Permitting Regime

Consultation opened on 15 November 2021. Closing date 10 January 2022 at 23:59.

Summary

The Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has published a consultation on amending options for the assessment of technical competence under the Waste Management Licensing and Permitting Regime Northern Ireland. Your views matter. We would encourage participation from all interested parties. The primary method for responses is online via Citizen Space.

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Consultation description

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is delighted to present this consultation for amending options for the assessment of technical competence under the Northern Ireland Waste Management Licensing and Permitting Regime and look forward to hearing your views.

The purpose of this consultation is to consult upon proposed amendments to the Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 in order to update the options available to those who need to comply with the technical competence element of the Fit and Proper Person test. The consultation document:

  • outlines the Department’s proposal to add EU Skills as an additional accredited provider of assurance of technical competence in Northern Ireland;
  • seeks views on this proposal, and
  • in addition, seeks views on whether there are any other potential organisations which could act as assessors of technical competence in Northern Ireland for the purposes of waste management licensing and/or permitting.

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