31st October 2017

WSI 2017/1026.

 The Water Resources (Miscellaneous Revocations) (Wales) Order 2017.  Comes into force 1st January 2018.  This Order revokes Orders deemed to be made under section 33 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57). Those Orders provide exemptions from the restrictions on abstraction of water in section 24 of that Act.

The orders in question are listed in the Schedule.

26th October 2017

SSI 2017/350.

The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Monitoring Surface Coal Mining Sites) (Scotland) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. These Regulations provide for fees to be paid to planning authorities in relation to site visits made for the purpose of monitoring compliance with surface coal mineral permissions. Regulation 3 specifies when a fee is payable and the amount to be paid.

26th October 2017

WSI 2017/1024

The Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) (Wales)Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 24th October. These Regulations insert a new section 33ZB into Part II (Waste on Land) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43) to enable an authorised officer of a Welsh waste collection authority to issue a fixed penalty notice for contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act in the area of the authority.

Section 33ZB allows a Welsh waste collection authority to specify a fixed penalty of not less than £150 and not more than £400. If no amount is specified by the waste collection authority, the amount of the fixed penalty is £200.