27th September 2018

SI 2018/1025.

SI 2018/1025. The Timber and Timber Products and FLEGT (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force on Brexit day. These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers in section 8(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.  These Regulations make amendments to SI 2012/178 The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Regulations 2012 and SI 2013/233 The Timber and Timber Products (Placing on the Market) Regulations 2013 to minimise the risk of placing illegally harvested timber and timber products derived from such timber on the market.

22nd September 2018

SSI 2018/ 283

 The Plant Health (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2018.  Comes into force 17th November.  Amends The Plant Health (Scotland) Order 2005 (SSI 2005/613). It  implements Commission Implementing Decision 2018/490 repealing Decision 2007/365/EC on emergency measures to prevent the introduction into and spread within the Community of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier).

19th September 2018

Eire legislation RI 2018/296.

RI 2018/296. European Union (Planning and Development) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 1st September.  These Regulations transpose into Irish law the provisions of Directive 2014/52/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment by amending the Planning and Development Act 2000, the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016 , the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018 and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001.