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).
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.
The Vehicle Drivers (Certificates of Professional Competence) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. Comes into force on Brexit day. These Regulations amend SI 2007/605 The Vehicle Drivers (Certificates of Professional Competence) Regulations 2007. The Regulations ensure that following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the domestic system regarding certificates of professional competence continues to operate effectively.