Legislation

10th March 2016

SI 2016/306.

The Infrastructure Planning (Onshore Wind Generating Stations) Order 2016. Came into force 4th March. This Order amends the Planning Act 2008 (c. 29) such that no onshore generating stations which generate electricity from wind are to be consented under the regime specified in the Act, unless a specific saving provided for in this Order applies to the particular application for “development consent”.

10th March 2016

SI 2016/309

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 2016. Comes into force on 29th March. This Order establishes safety zones having a radius of 500 metres from the specified point around the five installations in UK waters.

9th March 2016

SR 2016/119

The Groundwater (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016. Coming into force 20th June. These Regulations amend the Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (SR 2009/254)