Legislation

31st October 2019

SI 2019/1417

SI 2019/1417.   The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2019.  Comes into force 29th October. This Order designates twenty-six European Directives as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c.24). The Directives being designated relate to waste, water quality, air quality, asbestos pollution, public participation in environmental plans and programmes, environmental liability (to prevent or remedy environmental damage), environmental noise and chemicals.

28th October 2019

SR 2019/332

SR 2019/332.  The Environmental Protection Act 1990 Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2019.  Comes into force on 23rd October.  These Regulations amend, for Scotland only, section 57 (power of Secretary of State to require waste to be accepted, treated, disposed of or delivered) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (A 1990 c.43).

18th October 2019

SI 2019/1350

SI 2019/1350. The Environment (Legislative Functions from Directives) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on Brexit day. These Regulations transpose responsibility for compliance with EU Directives from the European Commission to UK Authorities.  The Directives in question are:

Directives relating to air quality – Part 2. The Environmental Noise Directive (Directive 2002/49/EC) – Part 3 The INSPIRE Directive (Directive 2007/2/EC) – Part 4 The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (Directive 2008/56/EC) – Part 5 Directives relating to water quality – Part 6.