Legislation

27th April 2018

SI 2018/527

The Bathing Water (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 21st May. These Regulations amend the Bathing Water Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/1675) which implement, in England and Wales, Directive 2006/7/EC concerning the management of bathing water quality. Part 1 of Schedule 2 is amended to include nine surface waters newly identified by the Secretary of State as bathing waters in England and to omit two surface waters no longer identified by the Secretary of State as bathing waters in England. The names of 20 English bathing waters already listed in Part 1 of Schedule 2 are also amended.

26th April 2018

SI 2018/514.

The Oil and Gas Authority (Offshore Petroleum) (Retention of Information and Samples) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 14th May. These Regulations set out requirements for the retention of petroleum-related information and samples. The Regulations apply to information or samples which are held on the date the Regulations commence or which are acquired or created on or after that date.

23rd April 2018

SI 2018/487

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive) (Offshore) Order 2018. Comes into force 16th April. This Order designates Directive 2015/2193/EU on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants as a relevant directive for the purposes of paragraph 20(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c.24).