Legislation

14th March 2019

SI 2019/539

SI 2019/539.  The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on Brexit day. Amends:

Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations 2010 Energy Information Regulations 2011

These Regulations make amendments to legislation in the field of ecodesign and energy labelling for energy-related products. Schedule 1 amends the Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations 2010, including conferring a power for the Secretary of State to set ecodesign requirements in paragraph 12; Schedule 2 amends product-specific ecodesign-related regulations; Schedule 3 amends the Energy Information Regulations 2011; Schedule 4 amends Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 setting a framework for energy labelling including conferring a power for the Secretary of State to introduce and rescale energy labels in paragraph 11; and Schedule 5 amends product-specific energy labelling-related regulations.

13th March 2019

SI 2019/528

SI 2019/528. The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2019.  Comes into force 26th March.  Amends The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 by substituting 26th March 2019 for the 15th of March 2019 in three places.

8th March 2019

SI 2019/470

SI 2019/470.  The Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on Brexit day. Amends Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1025). This instrument establishes a United Kingdom conformity assessment procedure for marine equipment placed or to be placed on board a United Kingdom ship. It provides for the application of international standards for equipment placed on United Kingdom ships and for the enforcement of those standards. This is achieved by requiring marine equipment to comply with the international design, construction and performance standards contained in the International Maritime Organisation (“IMO”) International Conventions, and that equipment be approved as such by a United Kingdom approved body. The instrument also provides for the acceptance of marine equipment which has been approved in the EU by an EU Notified Body for marine equipment.