17th December 2020

A 2020 c.22

A 2020 c.22  The Fisheries Act 2020. Came into force 23rd November. An Act to make provision in relation to fisheries, fishing, aquaculture and marine conservation and to make provision about the functions of the Marine Management Organisation.  Covers:

Fisheries objectives, fisheries statements and fisheries management plansAccess to British fisheries and regulation of foreign fishing boatsLicensing of fishing boatsAccess and licensing: offences and consequential amendmentsFishing opportunitiesDiscard prevention charging schemesGrants and charges
17th December 2020

SI 2020/1541

SI 2020/1541.  The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2020.  Comes into force 31st December. These Regulations amend SI 2007/3072 The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order 2007. They increase the multiplier which will be applied to any shortfall in a supplier’s main renewable transport fuel obligation by £0.20 to £0.50 for obligation periods beginning on or after 1st January 2021.

14th December 2020

RI 2020/589

Republic of Ireland legislation. RI 2020/589.   Merchant Shipping (Navigation and Tracking) (Heading Systems and Testing of Steering Rear) Rule.  Published 8th December.  These Rules implement Chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974 relating to the use of heading and track control systems and the operation and testing of steering gear.  The Rules revoke RI 1983/317 the Merchant Shipping (Automatic Pilot and Testing of Steering Gear) 1983.