Legislation

29th April 2021

SI 2021/511

SI 2021/511.  The Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Kyoto Protocol Registry) Regulations 2021.  Comes into force 1st May.  These Regulations make amendments to legislation in the field of international climate change commitments. Part 2 amends the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) and National Emissions Inventory Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/2903), which relate to projects for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Part 3 amends Commission Regulation (EU) No 389/2013, which relates to maintaining a registry for the purposes of greenhouse gas emissions obligations under the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Part 4 makes consequential amendments.

22nd April 2021

SI 2021/484

SI 2021/484.  The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Auctioning Regulations 2021.  Comes into force 22nd April.  These Regulations make provision under the Finance Act 2020 for auctions of allowances to emit one tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent created under the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020.

20th April 2021

RI 2021/177

Republic of Ireland legislation . RI 2021/177. European union (Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail) (amendment) Regulations 2021. Published 15th April. Amends Regulation 2(1) by substitution of the definitions of “Directive” and “RID”.