Legislation

12th May 2020

SI 2020/500

SI 2020/500.  The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020.  Coming into force 13th May. These Regulations amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/350). Regulation 5 is amended to clarify the circumstances in which hotels may provide accommodation to “key workers”. Regulation 6 is amended to increase the range and types of exercise permitted. Garden centres and outdoor sports courts are added to the list of businesses which may remain open by an amendment to Schedule 2.

12th May 2020

SI 2020/496

SI 2020/496. The Merchant Shipping (Port State Control and Prevention of Pollution from Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.  Comes into force on 1st June.  Makes minor textural amendments to the Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2601) and the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution from Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/68).

5th May 2020

SI 2020/485

SI 2020/485.  The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products (Amendment) Regulations 2020.   Comes into force 26th May.  Amends the Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/2617) in relation to external power sources by substituting a new EU Commission Regulation (EU 2019/1782)