Legislation

27th November 2018

SI 2018/1227

SI 2018/1227. The Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force 7th January 2019.  These Regulations make amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43) and the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1154).  Amendments to SI 2016/1154 cover new conditions for environmental permits authorising certain waste operations, amendments relating to flood risk activities and an amendment relating to radioactive substances activities.

26th November 2018

SI 2018/1202

SI 2018/1202. The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. Comes into force on Brexit day.  Makes very minor amendments to:

Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Medical Stores) Regulations 1995 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 1997 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Employment of Young Persons) Regulations 1998 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 2001 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Carcinogens and Mutagens) Regulations 2007 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Biological Agents) Regulations 2010 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Chemical Agents) Regulations 2010 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Artificial Optical Radiation) Regulations 2010.
26th November 2018

WSI 2018/1208

WSI 2018/1208.  The Environmental Noise (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 31st December.  These Regulations amend The Environmental Noise (Wales) Regulations 2006 (WSI 2006/2629) to implement Commission Directive (EU) 2015/996 establishing common noise assessment methods.