Legislation

28th February 2018

SI 2018/236

The Agricultural and Forestry Vehicles (Type-Approval) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 20th May.  These Regulations make provision in connection with Regulation (EU) No 167/2013 on the approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles.

27th February 2018

SI 2018/243

The Landfill Tax (Wales) (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Order 2018.  Comes into force 1st April.  These regulations devolve landfill tax to Wales. Specifically, it makes amendments to the Landfill Tax Regulations 1996 (SI 1996/1527) to reflect the timing for charging t landfill tax in Wales.

26th February 2018

SR 2018/33

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emissions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018. Comes into force 20th March.  These regulations amend the Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emissions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (SR 2013/160). These Regulations introduce provisions relating to medium combustion plants (MCP), combustion plant with a rated thermal input equal to or greater than 1 megawatt but less than 50 MW. They transpose the European Union’s Medium Combustion Plant Directive, which lays down rules to control emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and dust from MCPs.