14th January 2019

SI 2019/12

SI 2019/12.  The Infrastructure Planning (Water Resources) (England) Order 2019. Comes into force 9th January.  This Order amends the Planning Act 2008 (A 2008 c.29) in respect of nationally significant infrastructure projects (“NSIP”) in the field of water.  It introduces a new category of NSIP, the construction or alteration of desalination plants.  It amends the threshold of the existing category of NSIP, with respect to the capacity of dams or reservoirs, from those retaining ten million cubic metres to those containing thirty million cubic metres and adds a new qualifying characteristic of “deployable output”

28th December 2018

SI 2018/1400

SI 2018/1400. The Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) and the Railways (Accident Investigation and Reporting) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. Comes into force on Brexit day.  These regulations amend the Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1743) and Railways (Accident Investigation and Reporting) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1992).

21st December 2018

SI 2018/1399

SI 2018/1399. The Marine Environment (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force on Brexit day.  These Regulations make amendments to legislation in the field of the marine environment and, in particular, marine strategy. Amended legislation is:

The Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (c. 23)), The Marine Strategy Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/1627

The Marine Licensing (Exempted Activities) Order 2011 (SI 2011/409))