Legislation

13th December 2017

SI 2017/1224.

The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 15th January 2018. Amends The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/767).  Amendments include the insertion of a definition of an “upper-tier county council”, the prescription of the time period for review of certain local development documents and the removal of  the requirement for documents submitted to the Secretary of State under section 20 of the 2004 Act to be submitted both in paper form and electronically.

12th December 2017

SI 2017/1220.

The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. This Order amends The Plant Health (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/610). Amendments have been made to take account of:

Decision No 1/2015 of the Joint Committee on Agriculture Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/198 Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/801 Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2017/1279
12th December 2017

SI 2017/1221.

.The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. These Regulations amend the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/871). These Regulations establish new recycling targets for paper, aluminium, steel and wood for 2018 t 2020. The target for recycling plastic and glass for 2018 to 2020 is continued. The recycling allocation for small producers for 2013 to 2017 is continued for 2018 to 2020.