The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Monitoring Surface Coal Mining Sites) (Scotland) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. These Regulations provide for fees to be paid to planning authorities in relation to site visits made for the purpose of monitoring compliance with surface coal mineral permissions. Regulation 3 specifies when a fee is payable and the amount to be paid.
The Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) (Wales)Regulations 2017. Comes into force 24th October. These Regulations insert a new section 33ZB into Part II (Waste on Land) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43) to enable an authorised officer of a Welsh waste collection authority to issue a fixed penalty notice for contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act in the area of the authority.
Section 33ZB allows a Welsh waste collection authority to specify a fixed penalty of not less than £150 and not more than £400. If no amount is specified by the waste collection authority, the amount of the fixed penalty is £200.
The Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017. Comes into force 27th October. These Regulations supplement the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and revoke and replace the Water Supply Quality (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2007 (SR 2007/147). They also revoke and replace the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 and the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.