The Scotland Act 2016, Wales Act 2017 and Onshore Petroleum (Consequential, Transitional and Saving Provisions and Model Clauses) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 1st October. These Regulations make amendments to the regime for the licensing of petroleum which has been devolved to the Welsh Assembly for the granting and regulation of licences to search and bore for and get petroleum within the “Welsh onshore area”. They also make similar amendments with respect of petroleum licensing within the “Scottish onshore area”.
SR 2018/966. The Simple Pressure Vessels, Electrical Equipment and Pressure Equipment (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 1st October. These Regulations amend, with respect to Northern Ireland, the Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1092), the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1101), and the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1105). The amendments have the effect of aligning provisions relating to enforcement by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland with those for enforcement by the Health and Safety Executive in relation to the rest of the United Kingdom.
SI 2018/942. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocations) Regulations 2018. Coming into force 17th September. Makes very minor amendments, providing g references to EU Regulations, to a wide range of statutory instruments.