Legislation

17th January 2018

SI 2018/42

The Nuclear Installations (Prescribed Sites and Transport) Regulations 2018.  Come into force 16th January. These Regulations prescribe the sites and transport for which lower liability limits apply under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (A1965 c.57).

The liability regime imposed by A1965 c.57 “the Act” on operators of nuclear sites and disposal sites taking nuclear waste sets the standard liability limit at €1200 million, but allows a lower limit to be set for sites and transport prescribed under section 16(1) of the Act. These Regulations do not apply to excepted matter, which is the subject of separate regulation, the Nuclear Installations (Excepted Matter) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/920).

16th January 2018

SR 2018/5.

The Offshore Electricity Development (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Revocation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018. Comes into force 2nd February. This regulation revokes The Offshore Electricity Development (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (SR 2008/55).

12th January 2018

SI 2018/15

The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018.  Comes into force 8th February. These regulations amend the Plant Health (Fees) (England) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/601).     Regulation 2 of these Regulations amends Schedule 2 of SI 2014/601 to give effect to the latest notification published by the European Commission of the reduced plant health checks which are applicable to certain plants and plant products.