19th March 2018

SI 2018/374

The Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018. Comes into force 15th April. These Regulations make various amendments to the Energy Act 2004 (A 2004 c.20), the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order 2007 (SI 2007/3072) and the Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/3030).

16th March 2018

SI 2018/369

The Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force 29th March.  Amends the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (A 1990 c. 43) by inserting sections to give a waste regulation authority or waste collection authority the power to issue a notice in respect of removal of waste which is unlawfully kept or disposed of in or on land within the authority’s area. It also amends Environment Act 1995 (A 1995 c. 25) by inserting sections which give the Environment Agency and the Natural Resources Body for Wales the power to issue a “restriction notice” and to apply to the courts for a “restriction order”.  Such notices and orders prohibit access and the importation of waste to premises for a specified period.

15th March 2018

SI 2018/362

The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 6th April. Amends the Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/3118). Amendments to Regulation 2; definition of “personal data”, Regulation 27; amends fees for entering data, Regulation 32; clarification of how data may be accessed and Schedule B1.