Legislation

20th October 2016

Sections of the Water Act 2014 come into force

Sections of the Water Act 2014 come into force on 1st November.  They are

(a)subsection (1) of section 1 (types of water supply licence and arrangements with water undertakers) so far as not already in force;

(b)subsection (1) of section 8 (bulk supply of water by water undertakers)

(c)section 9 (main connections into sewerage systems)

(d)section 29 (standards of performance: water supply)so far as not already in force;

(e)section 30 (standards of performance: sewerage) so far as not already in force;

(f)subsection (2)(b) of section 40 (charging of fees by assessors for the enforcement of water quality);

(g)section 56 (further amendments) so far as it relates to paragraph (h);

 

12th October 2016

EU 2016/1802.

EU regulation amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 414/2013 where an authorisation is sought for a product (the ‘same product’) which is identical to another biocidal product or family of products. Comes into force 31st October.

11th October 2016

SI 2016/950

. The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Regulations 2016. Comes into force 31st October. These regulations add to the definition of a serviced plot of land and provide eligibility criteria for entry in an authority’s register.