Legislation

18th October 2018

SI 2018/1089

The Environmental Noise (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 31st December. These Regulations amend the Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/2238) to implement Commission Directive (EU) 2015/996 establishing common noise assessment methods according to Directive 2002/49/EC.

17th October 2018

SI 2018/1079

The Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2018.  The following provisions of the Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018 come into force on 26th October 2018— (a)section 1(2) to 1(4);(b)paragraphs 1, 3, 5, 9, 10 and 13 of the Schedule and section 1(5) in so far as it relates to those paragraphs;(c)section 2; and (d)section 4.

17th October 2018

SI 2018/1048

The Plant Health (Forestry) (Amendment) (England and Scotland) Order 2018.  Comes into force 1st November. This Order amends the Plant Health (Forestry) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/2517) to (a)implement Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2352 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/789 as regards measures to prevent the introduction into and spread within the Union of Xylella fastidiosa (Wells et al.) (b)introduce emergency measures to prevent the introduction of Thaumetopoea processiona L. (the Oak Processionary Moth) into the area in England and Scotland which is recognised as a protected zone for this harmful plant pest; (c)amend various references to EU instruments that are out of date.