Legislation

13th March 2018

SI 2018/343.

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2018. Comes into force 6th April. This Order amends the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/596).  The amendments include changes to definitions, modifications to time limits on periods for consideration of prior approval applications and amendments to  Class C, M, N, P and Q.

9th March 2018

SI 2018/311

The Oil and Gas Authority (Levy) and Pollution Prevention and Control (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force 1st April.  These Regulations make provision for calculating and imposing a levy on the holders of petroleum licences for the period from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019 to meet costs incurred by the Oil and Gas Authority.

The Regulations also make minor amendments to the Pollution Prevention and Control (Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments and Other Provisions) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/1431).

9th March 2018

SI 2018/320

The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018.  Comes into force 1st April.  This Order amends the Plant Health (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/610) to implement EU Directives on the movement of seeds of Solanum tuberosum, on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community and on movement, storage and processing of certain fruits and their hybrids originating in third countries to prevent the introduction into the Union of certain harmful organisms.