Legislation

11th July 2016

SI 2016/721

SI 2016/721. The Dangerous Goods in Harbour Areas Regulations 2016. Coming into force 1st October. These Regulations modernise the control of carriage and the handling of dangerous goods in harbour areas in England, Scotland and Wales and replace the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987. The Regulations are divided into six parts. • Part 1 (Interpretation and application – regulations 1-6) • Part 2 (Entry of dangerous goods into harbour areas – regulations 6-7) • Part 3 (Marking of vessels – regulations 8-9) • Part 4 (Emergency and untoward incidents – regulations 10-13) • Part 5 (Explosives – regulations 14-24) • Part 6 (Miscellaneous and general – regulations 25-35)

8th July 2016

SI 2016/710

The Energy Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1 and Savings Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

The following provisions of the Energy Act 2016 come into force on 12th July 2016—

(a)subsections (1) to (3) of section 1 (the OGA),

(b)section 3 (transfer of property, rights and liabilities to the OGA),

(c)section 4 (transfer of staff to the OGA),

(d)section 5 (transfer schemes: supplementary),

(e)section 13 (levy on licence holders),

(f)section 14 (the licensing levy: regulations), and

(g)section 78 (onshore wind generating stations in England and Wales).”.

6th July 2016

SR 2016/266

SR 2016/266. The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016. Comes into force 1st August. These Regulations implement, as respects Northern Ireland, Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). The corresponding Regulations for the rest of the UK are the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/588).