Legislation

22nd September 2017

SI 2017/920.

 The Nuclear Installations (Excepted Matter) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 6th April 2018. 

These Regulations prescribe the type of nuclear matter (“excepted matter”) that falls outside of the liability regime established under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965. These Regulations revoke the Nuclear Installations (Excepted Matter) Regulations 1978 (SI 1978/1779)

22nd September 2017

SI 2017/897

The Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulations 2017. Comes into force 9th October

These Regulations implement the requirements of Directive (2014/94/EU) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22nd October 2014 establishing a common framework of measures for the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure. The purpose of the Directive is to minimise dependence on oil and to mitigate the environmental impact of transport.

7th September 2017

SI 2017/876

The Facilitation of Tax Evasion Offences (Guidance About Prevention) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 30th September. These Regulations bring into operation guidance prepared by the Chancellor of the Exchequer relating to the procedures that relevant bodies can put in place to prevent persons acting in the capacity of an “associated person” from committing UK tax evasion facilitation offences or foreign tax evasion facilitation offences.