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Guidelines for application of a waste carrier License


Step1

The applicant must first address himself to Contact Person WASTE CARRIERS UNIT:
 
Contact Person Mrs Sheik Ally
Phone + (230) 208-8803
Address JAICA Building,
22, Mon Seigneur Gonin Street, Port Louis.
Step 2

The applicant will then have to fill in the Application form for Waste Carrier Licence as in the Second Schedule of the Local Government (Dumping and Waste Carrier) Regulations 2003.
 
Step 3

According to the normal procedures, applicants are informed that they have TWO options for the payment of Waste Carrier Licence Fee, either yearly or daily, as provided in the Third Schedule of the Local Government (Dumping and Waste Carrier) Regulations 2003.
 
Step 4

The Additional information required to be furnished by the applicant deals with
 
(i) the registration of the vehicle

(ii) the fitness of the vehicle
 
Step 5

The vehicle of the applicant has to satisfy the following criteria for the award of a licence:
 
(i) The lorry basket (caisson) for waste carriers should not be less than 150 cm high, and equipped with raised metals sheets.

(ii) For vehicles carrying organic waste (domestic, hotel, green wastes, etc…) a proper leachate-containing device should be provided.

(iii) The vehicle should be preferably a tipper.

(iv) The vehicle should be provided with a proper tarpaulin to cover the wastes during transit.

(v) The vehicles should be registered with the NTA as a Private B or as a Public A Carrier.
Step 6

The applicant to fulfill the criteria mentioned above and once the requirements are met, according to the applicant, he has to report this to the Waste Carrier Unit at the JAICA Building, in order to obtain an appointment for examination of this vehicle.
 
Step 7

An appointment is fixed at the Champ de Mars, where Enforcement Officers carry out a Waste Carrier Inspection of the vehicle.
 
Step 8
 
APPLICANT HAVING SATISFIED THE CONDITIONS

The applicant, who has satisfied all the criteria, will be awarded a licence in the form provided in the Fourth Schedule of the Local Government (Dumping and Waste Carrier) Regulations 2003 upon recommendation of the Enforcement Officer and upon approval of the Minister of Local Government.
 
APPLICANT NOT HAVING SATISFIED THE CONDITIONS

The applicant, failing to meet the necessary requirements, is given a further delay to satisfy all the criteria