20th September 2016

SR  2016/332

The Environmental Better Regulation (2016 Act) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016.  Comes into force 10th October.  Brings into force Sections 15, 16 and 26(2) of, and Schedule 3 of the Act.

19th September 2016

EU 2016/1628.

EU regulation on requirements relating to gaseous and particulate pollutant emission limits and type-approval for internal combustion engines for non-road mobile machinery. Comes into force 1st Jan 2017.

19th September 2016

SI 2016/898.

The Petroleum (Transfer of Functions) Regulations 2016.  Comes into force 11th September.  These Regulations transfer certain functions relating to the licensing and taxation of oil and gas from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to the Oil and Gas Authority (the “OGA”).  Amended legislation is:

Petroleum Act 1998 Oil Taxation Act 1975 Finance Acts 1981, ’82, ’83, ’84, ’87, ’88 and 1993 Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 Capital Allowances Act 2001 Corporation Tax Act 2010 Scotland Act 2016