Legislation

3rd October 2017

SR 2017/202.

 The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017. Comes into force 1st November. Amends Schedule 6 of Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland)(2003) (SR 2003/493).  Schedule 6 lists of offences.

29th September 2017

SI 2017/943.

The Fishing Vessels (Codes of Practice) Regulations 2017. Coming into force 23rd October. These Regulations revise the certification regime applicable to United Kingdom fishing vessels, and non-United Kingdom fishing vessels operating in United Kingdom waters. The Codes of Practice deal with the safe operation, construction and equipping of fishing vessels. They implement Council Directive 93/103/EC of 23rd November 1993 concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for work on board fishing vessels and Council Directive 97/70/EC of 11th December 1997 setting up a harmonised safety regime for fishing vessels of 24 metres in length and over, as amended by Commission Directive 2002/35/EC.

28th September 2017

SI 2017/942.

The Energy Act 2016 (Commencement No. 4 and Transitory Provision) Regulations 2017.  Sections 30 to 36 of the Energy Act 2016, so far as they are not already in force, come into force on 21st October.