The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 6th April. Makes minor amendments to The Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006. It also makes minor amendments toThe Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Regulations 1987 (SI 1987/1331); amendment to Regulation 2 and addition of Regulation 3, The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/1471); amendment to Regulation 2(1) and addition of Regulation 15(5), Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/483); amendments to Regulations 2 and 3, The Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc.) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/398); amendment to Regulation 2(4) Dangerous Goods in Harbour Areas Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/721); amendment to Regulation 5.
The Plant Health (Sweet Chestnut Blight) (England) Order 2017. Comes into force 21st February. This Order introduces specific measures for the control in England of a fungal disease causing sweet chestnut blight
The Environment (Wales) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2017. Comes into force 24th February. Brings into force Sections 77. 78 and 79 of Environment (Wales) Act 2016.