Legislation

31st October 2019

SI 2019/1440

SI 2019/1440. The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2019. Coming into force 21st November.  These Regulations amend SI 2012/3038 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 to implement some of the amendments made by Directive (EU) 2018/410, to enhance cost-effective emission reduction and low-carbon investments, and Decision (EU) 2015/1814.

31st October 2019

SSI 2019/356

SSI 2019/356.  The Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2019.  Comes into force 10th December.  These Regulations update a reference in SSI 2005/147, Landfill Allowances Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2005, to Council Directive 99/31/EC on the landfill of waste.  They also amend SSI 2009/247, Waste Batteries (Scotland) Regulations 2009, to omit references to the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994, which are no longer relevant.

31st October 2019

SI 2019/1417

SI 2019/1417.   The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2019.  Comes into force 29th October. This Order designates twenty-six European Directives as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c.24). The Directives being designated relate to waste, water quality, air quality, asbestos pollution, public participation in environmental plans and programmes, environmental liability (to prevent or remedy environmental damage), environmental noise and chemicals.