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Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse GasManagement Regulations 1995
     
Regulation 141

         
141   Conditions on authorisations
     
(1) Subject to subregulations (1A) and (1B), are frigerant trading authorisation or RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation is subject to the conditions that the holder:

(a)    keeps up‑to‑date records showing the amounts of refrigerant bought, sold and recovered during each quarter; and

(b) 14 days or less after receiving a request in writing by the relevant authority, sends to the authority copies of the records mentioned in paragraph (a); and
(j)

for a refrigerant trading authorisation —ensures that any refrigerant in the holder’s possession is handled only by the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131, 133 or 134; and

   

Note: Holders of a licence under regulation 134 must themselves be supervised: see regulation 134.

(k) ensures that destruction of any refrigerant is carried out only by the operator of are frigerant destruction facility; and

(l) uses only refillable containers for storage of refrigerant.

 
   
(c) ensures that each item of the holder’s equipment that is necessary to prevent avoidable emissions of refrigerant is operating correctly; and  

(1A) The relevant authority may, on application, determine that a condition mentioned in subregulation (1) does not apply to the authorisation.

(d) has, and maintains, equipment that is adequate for the holder’s activities, including 1 or more of each of the following:
      (i) leak detectors;
     (ii) vacuum pumps;
    (iii) recovery units; and
   

  (1B) A determination has effect according to its terms.
   
(e) at least every quarter, checks any refrigerant container in the holder’s possession for leaks; and   (2) It is also a condition of a refrigerant trading authorisation that the holder accepts any surrendered refrigerant or scheduled substance that appears to be intended foruse in RAC equipment.
     
(f) puts into effect a risk management plan relating to the handling and storage of refrigerant in the holder’s business; and   (3) The relevant authority may specify that an authorisation is subject to a condition and must set out the condition on:
 (a) the authorisation document; or
 (b) a written notice given by the authority to the holder.
   
(g) ensures that any refrigerant in the holder’s possession is handled in accordance with each applicable standard set out in Table 135; and   (4)

A notice for paragraph (3) (b) may be given at any time.

   
(h)

for an RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation

– ensures that any refrigerant in its possession is handled only:
      (i) by the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131, 133 or 134; or
      (ii) under the supervision of the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131 or 133; and

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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