22nd March 2018

SI 2018/390

The Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 21st April. These Regulations provide for the enforcement of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on personal protective equipment. These Regulations also revoke SI 2002/1144 and amend a number of other health and safety regulations adding a new definition for “legal requirement”.

19th March 2018

SI 2018/374

The Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018. Comes into force 15th April. These Regulations make various amendments to the Energy Act 2004 (A 2004 c.20), the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations Order 2007 (SI 2007/3072) and the Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/3030).

16th March 2018

SI 2018/369

The Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force 29th March.  Amends the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (A 1990 c. 43) by inserting sections to give a waste regulation authority or waste collection authority the power to issue a notice in respect of removal of waste which is unlawfully kept or disposed of in or on land within the authority’s area. It also amends Environment Act 1995 (A 1995 c. 25) by inserting sections which give the Environment Agency and the Natural Resources Body for Wales the power to issue a “restriction notice” and to apply to the courts for a “restriction order”.  Such notices and orders prohibit access and the importation of waste to premises for a specified period.