Legislation

8th July 2016

SI 2016/710

The Energy Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1 and Savings Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

The following provisions of the Energy Act 2016 come into force on 12th July 2016—

(a)subsections (1) to (3) of section 1 (the OGA),

(b)section 3 (transfer of property, rights and liabilities to the OGA),

(c)section 4 (transfer of staff to the OGA),

(d)section 5 (transfer schemes: supplementary),

(e)section 13 (levy on licence holders),

(f)section 14 (the licensing levy: regulations), and

(g)section 78 (onshore wind generating stations in England and Wales).”.

6th July 2016

SR 2016/266

SR 2016/266. The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016. Comes into force 1st August. These Regulations implement, as respects Northern Ireland, Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). The corresponding Regulations for the rest of the UK are the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/588).

4th July 2016

WSI 2016/691

The Waste (Meaning of Recovery) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2016. Comes into force 31st July 2016. Makes minor amendments to the interpretation sections of five regulations. These are; • Landfill Allowances Scheme (Wales) Regulations 2004 (WSI 2004/1490), • Hazardous Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005 (WSI 2005/1806), • Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/ 675). • The Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/988) • Recycling, Preparation for Re-use and Composting Targets (Monitoring and Penalties) (Wales) Regulations 2011 (WSI 2011/1014).