3rd April 2018

SI 2018/429

.The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Enabling Powers and Modification of Enactments) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 18th April. These Regulations are part of a package of measures to transpose Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 96/29/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/Euratom. These Regulations amend The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Enabling Powers) (England) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/3467) and The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/1379).

3rd April 2018

SI 2018/428

The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 2nd May. These Regulations transpose provisions of the Basic Safety Standards Directive as it applies to radioactive substances activities, by amending the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1154). These Regulations also make amendments not required for transposition but which removes unnecessary regulatory burdens.

30th March 2018

SI 2018/442

The Landfill Tax (Disposals of Material) Order 2018.  Comes into force 1st April. This Order gives effect to certain exemptions to Landfill Tax under amendments made to the Finance Act 1996.  It implements a revised system for determining what is a ‘taxable disposal’ for the purposes of landfill tax and provides that the disposal of certain types of material is taxed as if that disposal took place at a place other than a landfill site when such disposal cannot be permitted or licensed under environmental legislation.