Legislation

11th June 2018

SI 2018/695

The Town and Country Planning and Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force 1st October. These Regulations make minor amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/571), the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulation 2017 (S.I. 2017/572), the Town and Country, the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/596) and the Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/403).

8th June 2018

EU 2018/782

EU 2018/782. Commission Regulation EU 2018/782 Establishing the methodological principles for the risk assessment and risk management recommendations referred to in Regulation (EC) No 470/2009.  Comes into force 18th June.  Regulation (EC) No 470/2009 lays down Community procedures for the establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin. This Regulation sets out the methodological principles for the scientific risk assessment and risk management recommendations referred to in Articles 6 and 7 of that Regulation that shall be applied by the European Medicines Agency when preparing opinions on the MRLs of pharmacologically active substances which may be permitted in food of animal origin under that Regulation.

29th May 2018

SI 2018/635

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Coming into force 20th June. These Regulations amend the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations (SI 2014/928) and the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/611). The amendment to SI 2014/928 allows a participant in the domestic RHI scheme to assign their right to receive RHI payments to a third-party investor. The amendment to SI2018/611 makes various changes to the non-domestic RHI scheme with particular reference to registration process for biomethane producers.