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.
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).
The Ionising Radiation (Basic Safety Standards) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 8th May. These Regulations result as part of the transposition of Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom, laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation. They cover i) contaminated land and other exposure situations, ii) building material, iii) radon and iv) orphan sources.