Legislation

23rd March 2017

EU 2017/542

Commission Regulation (EU 2017/542). A regulation to amend Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures by adding an Annex on harmonised information relating to emergency health response. Comes into force January 1st 2020.

21st March 2017

SI 2017/437

The Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 1st April. These Regulations amend the Schedule to the Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) Regulations 2008 (SI.2008/1963) by substituting revised tables of the amount of lump sum payments payable to people with diffuse mesothelioma or to their surviving dependants.

21st March 2017

SI 2017/442

The Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 1st April.  These Regulations amend The Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) Regulations 1988 (SI 1988/668).   The amendments made by regulation 2 have the effect of increasing the amounts payable under SI 1988/668.