Legislation

11th November 2016

SR 2016/395.

The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016. Comes into force 1st December. These Regulations amend the Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (SR 2008/170).

10th November 2016

SSI 2016/364

The Community Planning (Locality Planning) (Scotland) Regulations 2016. Comes into force 20th December. These Regulations describe how local authority areas must be divided when carrying out locality planning under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.

9th November 2016

SI 2016/1025

The Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016. Comes into force 5th December. These Regulations implement Directive 2014/90/EU on marine equipment.

Part 1 (regulations 1 to 4) contains introductory provisions and a power to designate notified and nominated bodies. Part 2 (regulations 5 to 10) provides for requirements to apply to equipment placed on board a ship and for exemptions from those requirements. Part 3 (regulations 11 to 17) makes provision for EU conformity procedures and related matters. Part 4 (regulations 17 and 18) makes provision for conformity approval of equipment on UK ships to which EU conformity approval procedures do not apply and for related matters. Part 5 (regulations 19 to 22) sets out obligations on manufacturers, importers and distributors. Part 6 (regulations 23 to 28) makes provision for enforcement.

These regulations also amend:

The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 1996 The Merchant Shipping (Crew Accommodation) Regulations 1997 The Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection: Small Ships) Regulations 1998 The Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection: Large Ships) Regulations 1998 The Merchant Shipping (Radio Installations) Regulations 1998 The Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances for Passenger Ships other than Ships of Classes III to VI(A)) Regulations 1999 The Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances for Passenger Ships of Classes III to VI(A)) Regulations 1999 The Fishing Vessels (EC Directive on Harmonised Safety Regime) Regulations 1999 The Merchant Shipping (Radio) (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1999 The Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection) Regulations 2003 The Merchant Shipping (High Speed Craft) Regulations 2004 The Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2006 The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Provision and Use of Work Equipment) Regulations 2006 The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Sewage and Garbage from Ships) Regulations 2008 The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2008.

These regulations revoke:

The Merchant Shipping (Delegation of Type Approval) Regulations 1996 The Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 1999 The Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) (Amendment) Regulations 2009