Legislation

30th June 2020

SI 2020/660

SI 2020/660. The Health and Safety (Consequential Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. Comes into force immediately before IP completion day. These Regulations amend the Health and Safety (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/1370) (which amend subordinate legislation in the field of health and safety), and substitute a number of references to “exit day” in those regulations with “IP completion day”. The subordinate legislation is:• SI 1995/738. Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (Management and Administration) Regulations 1995.• SI 1995/743. Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995.• SI 1995/2038. Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995.• SI 1996/913. Offshore Installations and Wells (Design and Construction, etc.) Regulations 1996.• SI 2010/ 1140. Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010.

24th June 2020

SI 2020/632

SI 2020/632.  The Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development and Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020. Comes into force 1st August.  These Regulations amend the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/596).  The definitions of “dwelling house” and “flat” are amended.  Other amendments cover longer periods of determination, changes to fees, the meaning of “enlargement”, rights which cannot be used by a “dwelling house”, natural light, the submission of detailed floor plans and the conversion of exiting dwellings into flats.  Part 20 has been added to of Schedule 2 to introduce a new permitted development right, Class A, allowing for the construction of additional “dwelling houses”.

18th June 2020

WSI 2020/594

WSI 2020/594. The Waste (Prescribed Enactments) (Wales) Regulations 2020. Coming into force 9th July. These Regulations prescribe various enactments for the purposes of section 57(6) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. These include:

Specifying how or where waste may be accepted, kept or treatedSpecifying to whom or where such waste is to be transferred.