Legislation

17th August 2020

SI 2020/855

SI 2020/855. The Offshore Chemicals and Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.  Comes into force on September 5th and applies for not more than twelve months.  A temporary amendment is made to the Offshore Chemicals Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/1355) and to the Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/2055) covering the public inspection of documentation.

12th August 2020

EU 2020/1149

EU 2020/1149. Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) with respect to the use of diisocyanates. Comes into force 23rd August.  This amendment adds a restriction on the use of these substances and a requirement for training for anyone exposed.

7th August 2020

SI 2020/839

SI 2020/839.    The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.  Amends The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/791).  Comes into force 8th August. The amendment adds further relevant places where members of the public are required to wear face coverings. It also removes some existing exemptions from the definition of “shop” such that premises that were exempt are now included in the definition of relevant place.