Legislation

16th September 2016

SI 2016/920

The Energy Act 2016 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2016. The following provisions of the Energy Act 2016 come into force on 1st October 2016,— (a)Part 1 (the OGA) and Schedule 1 (transfer of functions to the OGA), (b)Part 2 (further functions of the OGA relating to offshore petroleum), except sections 30 to 36 (information and samples plans, power to require information and samples, coordinators and related appeals), and (c)Part 3 (infrastructure and information) and Schedule 2 (abandonment of offshore installations). In addition the Oil and Gas Authority (Levy) Regulations 2016 have effect.

14th September 2016

SI 2016/912

SI 2016/912. The Energy (Transfer of Functions, Consequential Amendments and Revocation) Regulations 2016. Comes into force 1st October.  Following transfer of a number of energy related functions from the Department of Energy and Climate Change to the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) this regulation amends:

Oil Taxation (Gas Banking Schemes) Regulations 1982 (SI 1982/92) Hydrocarbons Licensing Directive Regulations 1995 (SI 1995/1434) Petroleum (Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 1995 (SI 1995/1436) Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/360) Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) Regulations 2001. (SI 2001/1754) Offshore Chemicals Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/1355) Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/2055) Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/3117) Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/1842) Petroleum Licensing (Production) (Seaward Areas) Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/225) Offshore Gas Storage and Unloading (Licensing) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/2813) Offshore Exploration (Petroleum, and Gas Storage and Unloading) (Model Clauses) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/2814) Energy Act 2008 (Consequential Modifications) (Offshore Environmental Protection) Order 2010 (SI 2010/1513) Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/2221) Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/24) Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Termination of Licences) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1482) The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Wales) Order 2012 (WSI 2012/801) Offshore Combustion Installations (Pollution Prevention and Control) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/1971) Gas and Petroleum (Consents) Charges Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/1138) – revoked Petroleum Licensing (Exploration and Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/1686) Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc.) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/398) Petroleum Licensing (Applications) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/766) The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/595)
9th September 2016

SSI 2016/260.

The Food Hygiene (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016. Comes into force 15th October. Makes minor amendments with respect to controls for Trichinella in meat.