Legislation

10th May 2016

SI 2016/562

SI 2016/562. The Nuclear Installations (Liability for Damage) Order 2016. Came into force 4th May. This Order amends the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (c. 57). The type of damage for which compensation can be claimed is extended beyond personal injury and property damage to include costs associated with reinstatement related to the impaired environment, loss of income derived from the environment, the cost of preventive measures and personal injury and property damage caused by such measures.

This SI also makes amendments to:

SI 1997/500. The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977 SI 2006/1379. The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) Regulations 2006 WSI 2006/2988. The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (Wales) Regulations 2006. SSI 2007/179.The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Scotland) Regulations 2007

In addition The Nuclear Installations Act 1969 is repealed and minor changes are made to section 82(2) of the Energy Act 2013

9th May 2016

EU 2016/672

EU 2016/672. Commission implementing regulation approving peracetic acid as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Comes in to force 17th May. Peracetic acid is approved as an active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, subject to the specifications and conditions set out in the Annex

28th April 2016

SI 2016/529

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016. Comes into force 1st June. Makes minor amendments to The Pollution Prevention and Control (Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments and Other Provisions) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/431), Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/360) and Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) Regulations 2001 (SI 2001/1754).