Legislation

3rd April 2019

SI 2019/758.

SI 2019/758.   The REACH etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on Brexit day.  These Regulations make amendments to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). They also make minor amendments to legislation relating to the Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and other Dangerous Substances.

1st April 2019

SI 2019/696. 

SI 2019/696.  The Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on Brexit day. Amends:

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for use Outdoors Regulations 2001 General Product Safety Regulations 2005 Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005 Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006 Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 Aerosol Dispensers Regulations 2009 Accreditation Regulations 2009 Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 Explosives Regulations 2014 Weights and Measures (Revocations) Regulations 2015 Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc.) Regulations 2015 Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015 Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016 Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 2016 Lifts Regulations 2016 Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2016 Non-automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2016 Measuring Instruments Regulations 2016 Recreational Craft Regulations 2017 and related amendment Radio Equipment Regulations 2017 and related amendments Identification and Traceability of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 Making Available on the Market and Supervision of Transfers of Explosives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017
1st April 2019

SI 2019/720

SI 2019/720.  The Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.  Comes into force on Brexit day.  Makes very minor textual amendments (replacing changing the words “laid down” to “as provided for” in the definition of “hazardous substance or mixture”, in:

the Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations 1998; the Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999; the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002; the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002; the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003; the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003;

Also makes minor amendments to:

the Plant Protection Products (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2011; the Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations 2013; the Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013; the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014; Substitutes the existing words in Reg 3.2.b(1) to read “a medicinal product for veterinary use marketed in accordance with the Veterinary Medicines Regulations” and adds a transitional provision in relation to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015; In the definition of “the CLP Regulation”, the words “the UK mandatory classification and labelling list established under Article 38A (which for the purposes of these Regulations is deemed to be part of Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 replace “Annex VI, Part 3 Table 3.1”the Explosives (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015; the Biocidal Products (Fees and Charges) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015; the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015; the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015); the Health and Safety and Nuclear (Fees) Regulations 2016.

Finally amends a number of EU Regulations