Legislation

13th July 2017

SI 2017/727

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 31st July.  These Regulations amend the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2860) and the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/928). Version 5.0 of the Microgeneration Installation Standard (http://www.microgenerationcertification.org/) is a relevant installation standard that applies to Microgeneration Certification Scheme contractors undertaking the supply, design, installation, set to work, commissioning and handover of microgeneration heat pump systems for the purposes of the Renewable Heat Incentive and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Schemes.

13th July 2017

SI 2017/720

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 3) Order 2017. Comes into force 6th July. This Order establishes, under Section 22 of the Petroleum Act 1987, safety zones having a radius of 500 metres from the specified point around the four installations (which are subsea installations). The installations are; Kraken Drill Centre 4, Block 9/2b, Kraken Field, Horne and Wren, Block 53/3c. Horne and Wren Field, Edradour PLEM, Block 206/4a, Edradour Field and Lancaster Manifold, Block 205/21a, Lancaster Field.

29th June 2017

SSI 2017/225

The Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 1st October.  These Regulations amend the Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/309).

These Regulations increase the fees payable under regulation 10A of the 2008 Regulations in respect of the entering of the energy performance data onto the register. The fee is increased from £1.15 to £2.60 where the data relates to a dwelling and from £5.36 to £12.10 where the data relates to another type of building or building unit.